The Southern Cross newspaper

The Southern Cross newspaper features all the latest news and information on our Catholic community and is available for sale at parishes for $2, with $1 retained as a fundraiser for parishes. Catholic school families in SA are emailed the digital version of the newspaper each month.

Catholic school families in SA and email subscribers are emailed twice a month with links to new stories on the online version of the newspaper.

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01 Nov 2018

Southern Cross November

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After the Pinery bushfires communities in Lower Mid North have spoken of how the life-changing event has given them renewed perspective and faith.

01 Oct 2018

Southern Cross October

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Thousands of parishioners waited patiently in long lines to venerate the relics of Padre Pio when they came to the Adelaide Archdiocese in September. The relics were on display in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, St Francis of Assisi Church, Newton, and Mater Christi Church, Seaton, also spending a short time at Bene Italian village, St Agnes. Newton parishioner Genoeffa Paradiso, pays her respects to the saint as parish assistant Giuseppe Iadarola looks on.

30 Aug 2018

Southern Cross September

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Adelaide-based MasterChef winner Sashi thanks members of two local Catholic communities for their support and love following his victory.

01 Jul 2018

Southern Cross July issue

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Latest edition of The Southern Cross is now available.

16 Jun 2018

Bumper issue

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Don't miss out on The Southern Cross June issue as there's a special tribute to the late Archbishop Faulkner.

01 Apr 2018

Southern Cross April issue

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David Wark shares his story; also in this issue –Sevenhill, justice for refugees, Catherine House, Arch D radio awards, plus more.

05 Mar 2018

Free lunchtime concerts


The third and final concert will be held on March 14 featuring organist Andrew Georg, at 1pm in St Francis Xavier's Cathedral.

06 Feb 2018

The Southern Cross

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Two refugee mates have come a long way since leaving war-torn Afghanistan – February edition

06 Feb 2018

Project Compassion

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Project Compassion will be launched in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral on Ash Wednesday, February 14, 12.10pm and will run the six weeks of Lent.

09 Nov 2017

Prayers for East Africa


Members of the local African Catholic community were asked to pray for their homeland.

03 Nov 2017

2019 WYD planned

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Adelaide will host a major Catholic youth event in January 2019 to celebrate World Youth Day while it convenes in Panama.

26 Oct 2017

Feast of St Daniel Comboni


Members of the Sudanese community came together to celebrate his feast day in St Francis Xavier's Cathedral.

03 Oct 2017

The Southern Cross - October


All the latest Catholic news and information is in the latest edition of The Southern Cross...

01 Sep 2017

September edition's out

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The Southern Cross is available in parishes this weekend.

10 Aug 2017

Kerbside care


A young group help to serve up meals provided by Vinnies through Fred's Van – The Southern Cross August edition.

03 Jul 2017

NEW! Southern Cross news site

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Catholic Communications has launched its new online news site – click on daily to read new stories and sign up to receive fortnightly emails.

09 Jun 2017

Vinnies new State president

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Strategy, strategy, strategy is Cathy Beaton’s catchcry when it comes to helping to shape the St Vincent de Paul Society SA over the next four years.

09 Jun 2017

Daryl's kicking new goals

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Deacon Daryl Hicks shares how he has evolved from being one of the State’s best footballers to helping those in need in the Elizabeth parish.

Did you know...

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We are endeavouring to make it easier for you to read our Southern Cross stories online, or on your iPhone or iPad. On some stories you will find a button – click on it and the story will appear in a larger format for you to read.

Photo galleries

We also would like to share with you photographs taken at various events. Look for and click on a button on selected photographs throughout The Southern Cross to view the photo galleries.

Purchase of photos

Pictures taken by Southern Cross photographers are available for sale, please email Mary Coombe for information.