am a newcomer to the parish as from January 2002 (though
in the past I had visited the parish on a number of
occasions). I have experienced the following as Father
Ted Kennedy's legacy to the parish of Redfern and beyond:
community of people who know each other and care for
open, welcoming community that is inclusive - all can
find a home here.
community concerned about issues which affect people
locally, nationally, internationally; concern is expressed
both in prayer and action.
community which takes responsibility for the parish
and has a (right) sense of ownership of it.
believe that all this is the result of Ted's communicating
the gospel in his life and in his homilies on Sundays
over many years. In other words the Gospel is his real
by Sr Esmey Herscovitch