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Articles in Category: Bishop Peter Ingham

Reflections on the Immaculate Heart of Mary

08 June 2007

To be celebrated on the weekend of 16-17 June 2007.

Today’s first reading and the gospel celebrate God’s generosity in forgiveness. God forgives David and Jesus forgives the woman. The two main characters, David and Simon the Pharisee, stand in sharp contrast to one...

What's it all about?

23 May 2007

Once, when on a train to Sydney, I got talking to a young man in his final year of a Business & Commerce Degree. He told me he had his whole life planned already. I asked, “What will you do when you finish university?” He said, “I’ve got a job lined up in Sydney”, and mentioned a...

On Holy Ground

04 May 2007

On 24 April, I launched for Wollongong Diocese an Ecological Vision for Catholic Education in NSW entitled On Holy Ground. God said to Moses remove the sandals from your feet … you are standing on holy ground (Exodus 3:5)....

Lenten Pastoral Letter: Open Wide the Doors to Christ

18 February 2007

To the People of the Diocese, my Brother Priests and our Consecrated Religious

My question at the start of my annual Pastoral Message for the beginning of Lent 2007: What is the difference between a window and a door? Well, you and I can look out of a window and catch a...

Year of Welcome

03 December 2006

My dear Fathers and People of the Diocese,

The Advent Season bids us “to stay awake’ (Lk 21:36), to “practise honesty and integrity’ (Jer 33:15) and “to love one another’ (1 Thess 3:12) as it directs our minds...

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