The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross was erected by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI in 2012. The Ordinariate currently includes eleven worship communities across Australia.
You can read the December edition of Musings of the Ordinary on our sister community’s website. The Ordinary, Monsignor Harry Entwistle, discusses how, “The past twenty years has seen a significant shift in how our Australian society sees itself. An increasing number of people refuse to acknowledge that there is more to life than the here and now.”
“Belief and faith in God no longer shapes how many people live. Archbishop Cupich of Pennsylvania comments that ‘we’re a culture of self-absorbed consumers who use noise and distractions to manage our lack of shared meaning. What that produces in us is a drugged heart – a heart neither restless for God nor able to love and empathise with others.’ (Strangers in a Strange Land, 2016, p.12).”