Bishop Michael McKenna admitted seminarian Nam Dinh Le as a Candidate for Ordination at the Vigil Mass on Saturday 15 May 2021 at the Cathedral of St Michael and St John, Bathurst. Nam is currently completing his studies with us at the Seminary of the Good Shepherd, Homebush, and spent last year on pastoral placement […]
On Sunday, February 28 the second year seminarians received the blessing of their cassock and surplice.They left the chapel, removed their ties – a symbol of laying aside the vanity of secular garb – then returned in their cassock and surplices. This is a sign that they have taken off the old man and put […]
On Wednesday 3rd February the Most Reverend Anthony Fisher, Archbishop of Sydney, celebrated Mass to open the 2021 Seminary year. We thanked God for all our new first years and their families, as well as the returning seminarians. It happened to be the feast of St. Blaise so we received the blessing of the throat. […]
On Friday 7th August, after three days of Child Protection and Safeguarding training with Sydney Catholic Schools, our second year seminarians were blessed and sent off with a Commissioning Ceremony.
On June 11th 2020, Sam French and Aldrin Valdehueza bid farewell as they completed their seminary studies. They are both trained for the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay. They are grateful for their time spent in seminary and are hopeful to take the virtues, talents, and graces they have received these past years into their […]
Last weekend, seminarians from various seminaries in Australia gathered together to compete in the annual inter-seminary soccer competition. The participating seminaries were: Redemptoris Mater Missionary Seminary (Perth and Sydney), Holy Spirit Seminary (Parramatta), Corpus Christi College (Melbourne), Seminary of the Good Shepherd (Sydney), Vianney College (Wagga Wagga), Missionaries of God’s Love (Canberra and Melbourne) and […]
Today, three of our seminarians: Ronnie Maree, William Chow and John Jang were ordained as deacons for the Archdiocese of Sydney. Let us continue to pray for them and their ministry as shepherds of the People of God.
Last Sunday, one of our seminarians, John Jang made his Profession of Faith, Oath of Fidelity and Promise of Celibacy at All Saints Catholic Church, Liverpool. John Jang, together with Ronnie Maree and William Chow will be ordained as deacons this Saturday at St Mary’s Cathedral. Let us keep them in our prayers as they […]