Join us on the feast of St Patrick, patron saint of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne, for the third annual Patrick Oration, to be delivered by Archbishop Peter A Comensoli. This year’s Oration is of special significance as 2022 marks 125 years since the consecration of the iconic St Patrick’s Cathedral, the spiritual home of the people of God in Melbourne. This year also marks 175 years since the establishment of the Diocese of Melbourne.

Due to current pandemic regulations, this event is by invitation only but will be broadcast to Community TV Channel C31 and livestreamed on the Archdiocesan YouTube Channel (

Event Date

Thursday 17 March 2022