Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Anthony Randazzo’

Young Australian priest goes viral on social media

Thursday, August 10th, 2023
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A young Australian priest has made a remarkable turnaround in the digital world, from ditching his social media accounts to attracting more than a million viewers monthly with viral videos about priesthood and the Catholic faith. Fr Sam French (pictured), 30, from the Diocese of Broken Bay, NSW embarked on this journey of online ministry Read more

Following visitation, leader of Australian ordinariate resigns

Monday, April 24th, 2023

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Msgr Carl Reid, 72, as the ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, effective July 1. The Pontiff also named Bishop Anthony Randazzo of Broken Bay (Australia), who took part in a recent visitation of the ordinariate, as the ordinariate’s apostolic administrator. Established Read more

New auxiliary bishop of Sydney a NZ born Opus Dei priest

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Pope Francis has appointed Fr Richard Umbers to be an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Sydney. Originally from Papatoetoe in Auckland, New Zealand  Umbers was ordained a priest by Bishop Javier Echevarría, Prelate of Opus Dei. He has served as a priest in Sydney for the past 13 years. Umbers is one of two Read more