Posted on: October 17, 2019

Archdiocese of Melbourne Launches New Website, Brochure and Video for the Permanent Diaconate

THE Archdiocese of Melbourne is launching a new website, brochure and video to promote the ministry of the Permanent Diaconate. This ministry has been under way for over a decade in Melbourne and has produced 17 men ordained as Permanent Deacons. Currently, nine candidates are in formation.

The launching of the new website and promotional materials coincide with the Feast of St Laurence (Deacon and Martyr), which falls on 10 August.

There will be an Enquiry or Information Day on 31 August from 10:00-11:00am at the Catholic Theological College (CTC), 278 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne.

Click here to access the website

Download Brochure

Posted on: October 17, 2019

Melbourne Catholic Podcast: Creo Family

SHANE HEALY of the Archdiocese's Media and Communications Office spoke to Deacon Chris Creo and his two daughters Sanyata and Sanghaya of their experiences at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival in 2017.

To hear the full podcast, please click on this link:

Melbourne Catholic Podcast - Creo Family.

Posted on: October 17, 2019

Shalom World features Fr Richard in Vocare episode

GOD calls. And some say, “Yes.” Shalom World’s original series 'VOCARE' takes an in-depth look at the lives of those who have answered God’s call to the priesthood, examining the challenges they face, the joy of their ministries, and the spirituality that sustains them.