One step closer for seminarian Eden Langlands

Eden Langlands (second from the right) joins Cardinal Pell and four other seminarians at Homebush as they reaffirm their commitment towards ordination to the Order of Deacons

In a small but significant para liturgy during Evening Prayer at Homebush Seminary, Eden Langlands progressed his journey to the Diaconate.

With Cardinal Pell presiding and alongside his classmates, the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn’s seminarian publicly declared his faith and belief in all the Church teaches.

Seminarian Eden Langlands

In the culmination of his sixth year of study at the Seminary of the Good Shepherd in Sydney, Eden’s public declaration through the ‘Profession of Faith and an Oath of Fidelity’ and the ‘Promise of Celibacy’ is an essential step in his ordination to the Order of Deacons later this year.

Archbishop Christopher Prowse said he was delighted with Eden’s journey to the Diaconate and his openness to answer Christ’s call to love and serve his people. 

The Seminary of the Good Shepherd is a closed community during the lockdown, allowing residents to gather without the normal protocol restrictions applied to public worship in Sydney. 

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  • Fr Emil 4 weeks

    Well done Eden, a great witness to where true joy is found Bless Fr Em

  • Becky 4 weeks

    Congratulations Eden – so thrilled you’ve reached this milestone, and please know of our prayers for you!

  • Belle 3 weeks

    Such great news! Continuing my prayers for you, Eden.