Seminarian Nam Dinh Le Admitted to Candidacy

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 […]


Blessing of the Cassocks 2021

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 […]

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Seminary 2021 Opening Mass

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. […]

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Thao Nguyen and Diep Nguyen’s candidancy

On 18 and 19 July, 2020, Thao Nguyen and Diep Nguyen were accepted as Candidates for Ordination. Please keep them and the Diocese of Bathurst, to which they belong, in your prayers as they continue along their journey to the priesthood.

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Farewell Sam French and Aldrin Valdehueza

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 […]

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Samuel French’s Candidacy

On the Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity (6 June 2020), Samuel French who was admitted as a Candidate for Sacred Orders on Saturday night in Woy Woy.

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Inter-seminary Soccer Competition

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 […]


John Jang’s Profession of Faith, Oath of Fidelity and Promise of Celibacy

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 […]