Our Vocations



Please pray for the following vocations drawn from the Newman Parish


From left: Br Luke Antoninus Maria Samy, Mr Michael Wood, Fr John McDaniels, Fr Colin Marshal, Sr Paschalina Marie SMMC, Fr Glen Tattersall, Br Shawn Murphy, Rev Ashley Caldow

Mr Michael Wood - Fifth Year Seminarian in the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes.

Fr Ashley Caldow - Ordained to the Priesthood on 14th September, 2013

Sr Paschalina Marie SMMC - who joined the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church in Spokane, USA in August 2009. Sister made her temporary profession on 9th November, 2012.

Br Shawn Murphy - in his 4th year of formation at the Brisbane Oratory in Formation

Br Luke Antoninus Maria Samy - who has successfully completed his Novitiate with the Dominicans of the St Joseph Province in the US, and took Solemn Vows on the 4th February this year.

Fr Richard Waddell - On 8th September 2013, Richard Waddell was ordained to the Priesthood for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross. Richard served as an Anglican priest from 1984 until 2009. He has regularly attended St Aloysius' since he was received into the Catholic Church and confirmed by Bishop Elliott on 8th December 2009.