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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 […]

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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 […]

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Seminary Bushwalk

On 19 June, the seminarians and staffs celebrated the end of the semester by doing a bushwalk through the Burramoko Fire Trail in Blackheath. We finished up with a barbecue lunch at the Blackheath Memorial Park.  

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Nam Installed as Lector

  On 18th March 2017, Bishop Michael McKenna installed Nam Dinh Le to the Ministry of Lector. Nam is in his third year of formation at the Seminary of the Good Shepherd, Homebush and this is the first of three steps seminarians take on the journey towards priesthood as part of their discernment and formation: […]

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Manly Union Luncheon 2017

On Wednesday 15th March 2017, the Seminary of the Good Shepherd community were joined by the members of the Manly Union for the annual celebratory luncheon.  We were blessed to have been joined by Terry Brady, Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney, Peter. A. Comensoli, Bishop of Broken Bay, and Robert McGuckin, Bishop of Toowoomba as well as […]

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Catholic Institute of Sydney Opening Mass

Photo by Sam French “[Through study] the future priest assents to the word of God, grows in his spiritual life and prepares himself to fulfil his pastoral ministry” Pastores Dabo Vobis n.51 It is fitting that the seminary begin the academic year at the Catholic Institute of Sydney (CIS) with Mass on the 1st Sunday […]

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Mass to open seminary year

By William Chow On Thursday the 9th February, the Seminary of the Good Shepherd community marked the beginning of the year with a Mass for Vocations and Holy Orders celebrated by His Grace, the Most Reverend Anthony Fisher, OP, Archbishop of Sydney.  During his homily, Archbishop Fisher emphasised the incredible bravery and what a leap […]

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