Fideles - Christmas 2004
The Church Mouse issues a call to come back to Redfern.
with Bishops' Committee for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
- 14 March 2004 / 11 October 2004
Letter to the Bishops' Committee from the St Vincent's Community,
and the speedy response 7 months later.
... it would seem most opportune for the Bishops to advance similar
Guidelines for Priests in Ministry with Indigenous peoples, especially
given the current new situation where many Priests are beginning
to arrive from overseas' countries to work, sometimes for long periods,
in Australia.. [more]
Judith Ford's correspondence with the CWF -
2 August 2004
Sr Judith wrote to the Charitable Works Fund in response to their
withdrawal of support from the Sharing of the Meal. The Financial
Controller, Michael Moore, replied.
Response to the Parish Priest -
21 June 2004
Open reply to Fr Gerry from Sr Sheila Quonoey.
I felt the need to respond both, as a member of the Community of
St Vincent’s Church, Redfern and, also as a Religious sister who
has worked for the church for many years as a teacher and in Social
Justice. ... I feel that in some of your comments you do not really
understand the stance to be with the “made poor” wherever that may
be. You talk of the ‘desirability of an austere church’. [more]
Parish Priest's Response -
20 June 2004
Reply to Open Letter published by Fr Gerry in "The Saving
I, personally, and many others to whom I have spoken find the church,
as it is, very depressing. ... The so called "Community"
is not the parish and if it wishes to continue to be part of St
Vincent's parish it must co-operate with me and Fr. Dennis and others
of the parish. [more]
Open Letter to the
Parish Priest - Thursday, 10 June
Letter from the community to Fr. Gerry Prindiville, re St Vincent's
Church Buildings and Furnishings
the Vicar General/Chancellor of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney
- April/May 2004
Correspondence between Monsignor Brian Rayner and the St Vincent's
Community following the meeting after his impromptu attendance at
Mass on Sunday 18 April 2004.
Letter to the Cardinal
- Monday 12 April 2004
Letter from Clare Maguire to George Pell re difficulties at Redfern:
refusal of Holy Communion, and unprofessional behaviour of Neocat
priests Gerry and Dennis. George Card.'s sympathetic response
Email to the
Parish Priest and his assistant-
Friday 9 April 2004
Letter from Br Michael Gravener to Frs Gerry and Dennis re locking
away the Blessed Sacrament.
Letter to the
Cardinal - Wednesday 7 April 2004
Letter from Br Michael Gravener to George Pell re problems with
the Neocat priests Gerry and Dennis.
Letter to the
Parish Priest -
Tuesday 6 April 2004
Letter from Clare Maguire to Fr Gerry re inappropriate behaviour.