Father Ted Kennedy
St Vincent's Redfern 1971 - 2002
A compilation of reflections by Community members presented to Ted Kennedy on his retirement as parish priest of the St Vincent's Catholic Church in the inner Sydney suburb of Redfern.
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Fr Ted Kennedy

Reflections 1
Reflections 2
Reflections 3
Reflections 4
Reflections 5
Who is Worthy?
Letters from Ted

Mum Shirl

Her story

Recent Parish Priests

Pell's appointments
The Neocats
Our pastors

Interesting reading

Points of view

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The gift I received at Redfern is Understanding.

Understanding is

Precious and common place

Instantaneous and slow

About Others and Myself

About liturgy and freedom

About hunger and about being satisfied

About being chosen and about being available

About friends who tell and lead and call to celebration and shared suffering About being attuned to children - dancing - walking - crying- talking - asking questions - offering sustenance to grown-ups

About searing voices - simply, deeply, starkly challenging About being eloquently silenced

About dying and living

About togetherness

by John Bosman


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