Thousands of Catholics march through Sydney
More than 5000 Sydneysiders have processed through Sydney this afternoon, united in prayer for Christ to bless the city.
The Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP led the large crowd in the Walk With Christ procession, which has become an annual event in Sydney over the past decade.
Archbishop Fisher said the procession brought together Sydneysiders across different age groups including young adults, families and the elderly, not out of “some triumphalist desire to rub people’s faces in our religion, nor because we are in denial about our failings”.
“We walk with Christ through our streets because He is the source and summit of our faith, our institutions, ministries, our very lives”, Archbishop Fisher said.
“God is really with us, as one of us, from which our identity and mission and endeavors flow