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Bp William Foley


Bishop William Foley, the sixth Bishop was 50 years of age and a Perth priest for 27 years when he became the first Bishop ever to be Consecrated in Geraldton's St Francis Xavier Cathedral.ƒ‚‚‚  He had scarcely got to know his diocese when 2 years later he was chosen to be Arch Bishop of Perth before his departure he had set up the plans for the construction of a new cathedral residence.




Vision Statement

We are:

* a welcoming community which reaches out to all
* celebrating Christ's presence
* joyfully living out our Christian calling across distance and diversity
This vision states that as a Diocese, we aim to be a welcoming, missionary, centred on Christ, and each striving to live one's particular vocation.
It is in living out our calling that we praise God, follow Christ, influence society and achieve the goal of eternal life won for us by Christ.
In the parishes we have encouraged people to measure whatever they do against this Diocesan vision.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Most Rev. Justin Bianchini, DD

Random Homilies: Year A

Easter Sunday - He is Risen

Buzzword - He is Risen
As a result of these words, a most profound, religious transformation took place almost two thou

32nd Sunday in OT - Be Prepared

Buzzword - Be prepared!
Lord Chesterfield, English diplomat and author, in his witty "Letters to His Son", had this adv

1st Sunday of Lent - Temptation

Buzzword - Temptation
We are all familiar with the scriptural account of original sin and Adam'€™s never to be forgot


Random Homilies: Year B

20th Sunday in OT - Scandal

Buzzword - Scandal
In the sense that we are using it, "scandal" is any act by a person or persons that offends or outra

18th Sunday in OT - The Great Let-Down

Buzzword - "The Great Let-Down"
It is hard to escape the fact that all is not well in society - corruption is found at

16th Sunday in OT - Time Out

Buzzword "Time Out"!
Ceaseless activity is one of the more ruthless idols set up by modern society. One of the more fre


Random Homilies: Year C

2nd Sunday in OT - Where is God

Buzzword - Where is God
The question of God's presence may be answered in a variety of ways - there is the catechism an

Feast of the Birth of John the Baptist - Repent

Buzzword - Repent
This was John's cry. Literally, a call to change our hearts, to start to think differently, to develo

4th Sunday of Advent - Coming ready or not

Buzzword "Coming ready or not"
Remember the days of playing "hide and seek", and the seeker would make that announcemen