Catholics urged to vote carefully
Archbishop Wilson has written to Catholics urging them to vote carefully in Saturday's election. To view the letter, click here.
22 Dec 2017
Fr Marshall urged Australians to take time at Christmas to go to the “quiet space” of their heart where they would find the “tender love” of God.
15 Nov 2017
Aust Marriage Law Postal Survey
'A change in civil law does not change the Catholic understanding of the nature of marriage,' Archbishop Hart.
30 Oct 2017
Today in Victoria Square
Lunch to celebrate Lutheran-Catholic unity – Victoria Square starting at 12.30pm.
17 Aug 2017
Media award winners
Former News Ltd journalist Samela Harris has been recognised for her pioneering work in the SA media at the Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Media Citations.
26 Jul 2017
ACBC media statement
Call for Australia to ensure safety of those seeking asylum in our region.
23 Jun 2017
CESA says that the new Gonski 2.0 legislation rushed through Parliament fails to deliver fair, needs-based funding for students.
31 May 2017
New director appointed
Leading education administrator Dr Neil McGoran has been appointed to the position of Director of Catholic Education SA (CESA).
10 May 2017
ACYF Sydney 2017
Registration opens online for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival to be held in Sydney from December 7-9.
13 Mar 2017
Foreign policy plea
Church leaders call for more compassionate foreign policy.
08 Mar 2017
Local Catholic schools achieve significant NAPLAN gains.
16 Feb 2017
RC full report released
Statement from Francis Sullivan, CEO Catholic Church’s Truth Justice and Healing Council.
09 Feb 2017
Statement from Vicar General on Fr John Fleming
MEDIA RELEASE | 9 February 2017
Media Statement of Fr Philip Marshall issued on the dismissal of the High Court Appeal lodged by Fr John Fleming
The Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Adelaide, Fr Philip Marshall, today said:
"I was informed today that Fr Fleming's appeal to the High Court of Australia was dismissed. I understand that this was Fr Fleming's final avenue of appeal and that, as such, the findings made in February 2016 by the Honourable Auxiliary Justice Gray remain undisturbed.
In the light of this, I have today issued a decree under Canon Law directing that Fr Fleming cease all forms of ministry. The Decree will have immediate effect."
23 Dec 2016
Christmas message 2016
Christmas a time for solidarity – Archbishop Philip Wilson
22 Dec 2016
Treats for worshippers
The 1927 French-Canadian pipe organ will be in full voice for Christmas services in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral and a new Find a Mass app.
16 Nov 2016
Australian faith leaders join growing call for urgent climate action
Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu among top religious leaders to declare continued use of fossil fuels ethically untenable Australian faith leaders join growing call for urgent climate action, challenge to sovereign wealth and super funds: sever fossil fuel investments.
08 Nov 2016
High note for Cathedral pipe organ
A unique French-Canadian pipe organ will be played in the southern hemisphere for the first time this Sunday (November 13) at a commissioning Mass in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Adelaide.
The instrument was built in 1927 by renowned organ builders the Casavant Brothers for the St Jean de la Croix Church in Montreal, Canada.
07 Sep 2016
CESA Media Statement
Catholic School Employers seek fair deal for teachers and school families.
25 Aug 2016
Archbishop's Media Awards
Disability magazine shines at media awards.
22 Aug 2016
Astronomer to visit Adelaide
Astronomer at the Vatican Observatory, Br Guy Consolmagno SJ, will be the special guest speaker at a free lecture in Adelaide on August 29.
19 Aug 2016
Non-govt. schools to benefit
CESA has welcomed SA govt's announcement that it will provide non-government schools with low interest loans for capital development.
12 Aug 2016
Catholic school Year 7 change
Catholic schools to move Year 7 to secondary.
30 May 2016
Archbishop welcomes new Calvary Adelaide Hospital
News today that construction will begin shortly on the $300 million Calvary Adelaide Hospital has been welcomed by the Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson.
“I am pleased that Calvary is taking the initiative to build this new hospital,” he said. “It shows its real commitment to continuing to meet the long-term health care needs of all South Australians.”
11 Apr 2016
"The Joy of Love" Pope Francis between the ideal and the real
April 8 2016
In his Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laeitia, 'The Joy of Love: On Love in the Family', Pope Francis has spoken as a true pastor who really knows the human heart and is well aware of the pressures now facing marriage and the family," said Archbishop Mark Coleridge on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference today.
25 Feb 2016
Statement on Father John Fleming
MEDIA RELEASE – Thursday, February 25, 2016
Statement from the Vicar General of the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide Father Philip Marshall:
“Further to my statement yesterday, I have now had the opportunity to consider the reasons for the judgement of the Hon Auxiliary Justice Gray.
Given the findings made by the Court, Fr Fleming will now be required to cease all ministry in any form while Church processes take place.”
08 Feb 2016
Support for asylum seekers
Church welcomes SA Premier’s call for the State to offer a home to asylum seeker families facing deportation to Nauru.
22 Dec 2015
Call for a new humanity
Adelaide Vicar General Father Philip Marshall has called for a new humanity after the tragic events of 2015 in his Christmas message.
04 Dec 2015
ACYF - Day 2
A priest who has said Mass on Mt Everest & climbed 126 of the world’s highest peaks + X Factor contestant Fr Rob Galea are two of the hits at ACYF.
30 Nov 2015
Youth Festival draws 3000
Adelaide's hosting the 2nd annual Australian Catholic Youth Festival this week – Dec. 3-5.
01 Jul 2015
Adelaide ready for youth
Group registrations are now open for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival being held in Adelaide this December.
05 Jun 2015
Response to Royal Commission report on St Ann's
Media release – Friday June 5, 2015
The Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide will circulate the Royal Commission's final report into the St Ann's matter to every Catholic school principal in the State.
The Truth Justice and Healing Council welcomes the release of the report.
30 Apr 2015
New Catholic Education Head appointed
Media release - Monday April 30, 2015
Ms Helen O’Brien has been appointed to the position of Director of Catholic Education SA and Chancellor in the Archdiocese of Adelaide.
Announcing her appointment, Adelaide Vicar General Father Philip Marshall said Ms O’Brien had great depth and breadth of wisdom of Catholic education both in South Australia and nationally.
13 Apr 2015
Unique religious blessing - for an app
Media release - Monday April 13, 2015
Discovering Mary MacKillop’s Adelaide
In what is believed to be the first religious blessing of an app, a new online walking trail following the footsteps of Australia’s first saint will be launched in Mary MacKillop Plaza, Victoria Square, today (Monday April 13) at 11am.