Pastoral Messages

Easter Message 2020

Easter Message 2020

MILITARY ORDINARY OF AUSTRALIA Bishop of the Australian Military Services "0 Lord, listen to my prayer and let my cry ...

EASTER 2019

“Hold fast to the hope that lies before us. This we have as an anchor of the soul, sure and ...
ANZAC Day

ANZAC Mass Homily 2018

For an increasing number of citizens across Australia and New Zealand the observance of Anzac Day begins with early rising, ...
Lent 2018

Lent 2018

Military Ordinary of Australia - Bishop's Message for Lent 2018 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The observance of the Season of ...
Christmas

Bishop Max’s Message for Christmas

Once again we are beginning preparations to celebrate Christmas – the Feast of the Birth of Jesus. Jesus, the Second ...
Australian War Memorial Canberra

Anzac Day 2017 Homily

Homily - National Anzac Day Mass St Christopher’s Cathedral, Forrest ACT - 25th April 2017 Rev Monsignor Peter J. O’Keefe ...

Easter Message 2017

The Cross of Anzac — Hope for Life This year 2017 we celebrate two memorials within a relatively few days: ...

Christmas Message 2016

Most of us come to this Christmas period physically and mentally tired; ‘running on empty’, hanging out for an few ...