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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]