Posted by The Catholic Weekly.
on 23 August 2021
The Archdiocese of Sydney Centre for Evangelisation has introduced some online initiatives to sustain and enrich the spiritual life of Catholics in lockdown.
The initiatives cover a wide array of aspects of the Catholic faith from preparing children for their First Communion through to helping parishes better use online meeting apps.
"As the doors of our churches remain closed and many parish events postponed, growing numbers of Catholics across Sydney have taken part in these online opportunities for prayer, formation and community," SCE director Daniel Ang said.
"Just last Sunday, nearly 7,000 people watched the livestreamed Solemn Mass celebrated by Archbishop Fisher at St Mary's Cathedral, a cathedral which in usual circumstances has a physical capacity of 2,000.