From the Editor

Rev Peter Maher

Retiring from parish ministry but not The Swag

Sydney diocese has initiated Parish 2020, Building Vital Faith Communities. It is clear that the situation of parish to priest ratio has reached a crisis and this is one response. It is particularly relevant to me as I retire as parish priest from the parish of Newtown. The diocese has decided to set up an interim arrangement of administering the parish while a more permanent plan is developed for this area.

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