Celebration at Rottnest, sadness in Sydney

A week marked by celebration, sadness and local parish news. Monsignor Sean O'Shea (pictured), the priest at Rottnest Island, off Perth, celebrated 50 years, while in Sydney, there was sadness at the death of Fr Christopher Sheehy. In Melbourne, thieves vandalised a church at Brighton. On a global note, Cardinal Pell stressed the collegiate nature of the new Missal translation.

Bus row between Grafton Council and Catholic community (Daily Examiner)

Rottnest Island priest marks 50 years (West Australian)

Cardinal Pell dismissses criticism over Missal translation (The Tablet)

Catholic teachers brush up on syllabus (Camden Advertiser)

Sadness at death of Fr Sheehy, much-loved sydney priest (Catholic Weekly)

Thieves rip downpipes from Melbourne church (Bayside Leader)

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