An Historic Event In Tasmania

This morning St Patrick’s Church in Colebrook witnessed what was probably the first ceremony of professions of Benedictine monks in Tasmanian history. Father Prior received the first vows of Brother Bede Mary Cannavo, Brother Gregory Mary Hobbs, and Brother Joseph Mary McMahon, in the presence of Archbishop Julian Porteous who presided in the choir. The […]

Homily At Mass Of Simple Professions For Brothers Bede, Gregory And Joseph

8 December 2018, Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Our Lady Your Grace, Reverend Fathers, Brothers in St Benedict, Brothers and Sisters in Christ, “Today, the rod has sprung up out of the root of Jesse; today, Mary is conceived without sin; today, by her, the head of the ancient serpent is crushed”. Such are […]