Author Archives: Simon Dennerly

Virtue is it’s own Reward

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On June 9th in St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Church, West Cairns, Qld, Kopel Gibuma was the very first Torres Strait Islander to be ordained to the transitional Diaconate in the Catholic Church. In observance of Torres Strait Island tradition, Mr Gibuma … Continue reading

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OLSC 6th Birthday, with a Present!

Today is the 6th anniversary of the foundation of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, another high point after the historic Ordination of our first Torres Strait Islander member of the clergy, Kopel Gibuma: with more ordinations … Continue reading

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Historic Torres Strait Ordination (OLSC)

The Ordinary, Msgr Harry Entwistle is pleased to announce that the first ordination of a Torres Strait Island Ordinariate member will take place in June.   Kopel Gibuma, a former member of the Melanesian Brotherhood in their Australian mission and … Continue reading

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U.S.-based student loans stopping you from applying for CSP seminary? There is help

Student loans are one of those unspoken scandals- one which has severely damaged the Catholic Church in terms of vocations. Young people have attended universities in numbers like never before, as they are told it is the only way to … Continue reading

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Support Your Ordinariates Seminarians!

We were blessed to have so many fine Anglican clergy come over to be Priests of the Ordinariates, but the future of our clergy is always our young seminarians who are in training today. Our Ordinariates are going through the … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Plea

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