Media Releases (2003-2009)

Cathedral Renovation – 29 March 2010
December 18, 2014
Personnel Changes – Oct 26, 2010
December 18, 2014

Media Releases (2003-2009)

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Archbishop’s homily at June 11 Corpus Christi celebration.
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Archbishop’s homily at May 30 priestly ordination of Fr Jason Boatswain
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Archbishop’s homily at January 11 closing Mass of 17th National CCR Conference
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Archbishop’s homily at December 13 diaconate ordination of Jason Boatswain
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Laity Survey Results 2008
Census Results 2008
Archdiocesan Synod 2009
PASTORAL LETTER Lifelines – Together Against Crime


Corpus Christi article – Catholics pray for victims of crime and violence (73k – doc)
Pastoral Letter
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Solidarity Policy
(35k pdf )
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Archbishop Edward Gilbert – Trinity Cross statement (68k – pdf)

Archbishop Edward Gilbert on the Da Vinci Code movie (85k – pdf)


Eulogy delivered at the June 30 Funeral of Bishop John Mendes by his niece Charlene Roberts (26k – doc)


Official opening/launch of Archdiocesan Internet Cafe in Gonzales

* Background to launch (32k – doc)
* April 2 Speech by Fr Jason Gordon, parish priest (29k – doc)


Archdiocesan conversation about crime and violence – December 25 Pastoral letter
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Homily delivered at the December 8 Funeral of Fr Cyril Ross on the feast of the Immaculate Conception by Fr Clyde M Harvey (34k – doc)

Special Events

Archdiocesan Eucharistic Congress 2005

Archbishop’s Message





The Year of the Eucharist 2005
Jul. 2005 Facing the Fear – Sr Adriana Noel (pdf)
May. 2005 Moving from a common purpose to action – Sr Adriana Noel (pdf)
Oct. 2005 The Eucharist and eschatology
– Msgr Kenneth Spence (pdf)
Sep. 2005 The Eucharist and Social Justice
– Catholic Commission for Social Justice (pdf)
Jul. 2005

Eucharist and Ecumenism
– Fr Ken Assing (pdf)

Jun. 2005 Eucharist and Mission
– Archbishop Edward J Gilbert, CCsR (pdf)
May 2005 Sunday – keeping the Lord’s Day holy
– Archbishop Edward J Gilbert, CCsR (pdf)
Apr. 2005 Eucharist and the Paschal Mystery
– Msgr Kenneth Spence
Mar. 2005 Eucharist and Word
– Abbot John Pereira, OSB (pdf)
Feb. 2005 Eucharist and Penance
– Fr Ken Assing (pdf)
Jan. 2005 Adoration
– Msgr Michael de Verteuil (pdf)
Dec. 2004 Structure of the Eucharist
– Msgr Michael de Verteuil (pdf)
Nov. 2004 Eucharist and Liturgy
– Msgr Michael de Verteuil (pdf)
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