Commissioning of Archdiocesan Plenary Council Delegates

4 October, 2020


Archbishop Timothy Costelloe officially commissions Fr Phillip Fleay, Rector of St Charles Seminary, as an Archdiocesan delegate for the Plenary Council.

Opening Mass 2020

6 February, 2020

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe presides over the Mass of the Holy Spirit opening the seminary year and joins the community at dinner.

Patronal Feast Day

4 November, 2019

Archbishop Emeritus Barry James Hickey presides over the Celebration of the Most Holy Eucharist on the Patronal Feast of St Charles and joins the community at Lunch.

Mass with Rite of Dedication

31 August, 2019

Seminarians participate in the Celebration of the Most Holy Eucharist with Rite of Dedication of the Chapel at the Little Sisters of the Poor, Glendalough.

Corpus Christi College Visits

St Charles

6 August, 2019

Students from Corpus Christi visit St Charles Seminary whilst on their Camino from St Joseph's, Subiaco to New Norcia.

KSC Founder's Day Mass

23 March, 2019

The Knights of the Southern Cross join the seminary community for the Celebration of the Most Holy Eucharist and Breakfast on KSC Founder's Day.

Apostolic Nuncio in Australia Visits St. Charles

17-18 September, 2018

His Excellency, Most Reverend Adolfo Tito Yllana celebrates Mass at St. Charles Seminary and joins the community for dinner

Mass of Thanksgiving for Priestly Ordinations

21 November, 2017

The newly ordained Priests join the seminary community at the Mass of Thanksgiving for their ordinations to the Priesthood presided over by the Rector, Fr. Phillip Fleay.

Ordination to the Diaconate

20 October, 2017

Bishop Don Sproxton has ordained Mark Rucci to the Diaconate at St. Benedict's, Applecross.


Sr Clare Sciesinski PVBM

24 March, 2020


With profound sadness, we report the demise of Sr Clare Sciesinski PVBM, who passed away yesterday, 23 March 2020. 

Closing of Seminary Year

22 November, 2019

The Seminary Community closes the Seminary Year with a celebratory Dinner attended  by Formators and Seminarians.

St Charles Hosts RM Seminary

20 October, 2019

St Charles Seminary hosts Seminarians and Formators of the Redemptoris Mater Seminary for a Day of Fraternity that includes the Celebration of the Most Holy Eucharist and Lunch.

Mass of Thanksgiving for Priestly Ordination

18 August, 2019

Seminary Community attends the Mass of Thanksgiving presided over by Fr Mark Rucci for his Ordination to the Priesthood at St Benedict's, Applecross.

Seminary Annual Retreat

17  - 21 June, 2019

Seminarians make their Annual Retreat, led by Fr Tony Chiera, Vicar General of the Diocese of Bunbury.

Archbishop's Annual Visitation

9 November, 2018

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has made his Annual Visitation to St Charles, presiding over the celebration of the Most Holy Eucharist with the conferral of ministries

Formators' Conference

July 2018

Fr. Mark Payton shares his experiences at the Formators' Conference held in Rome

Ordinations to the Priesthood

17 November, 2017

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has ordained six men to the Priesthood at St Mary's Cathedral, four of whom are former students of St. Charles Seminary


'The Vine'

23 February, 2020


St Charles Seminary introduces its latest initiative: 'The Vine', a monthly newsletters featuring recent events, articles, and a discernment column. 

Archbishop's Annual Visitation

8 November, 2019

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe makes his Annual Visitation, presiding over the Celebration of the Most Holy Eucharist and joining the community at Dinner.

Institution as Acolyte

29 September, 2019

Bishop Gerard Holohan institutes Nathan Barrie to the Ministry of Acolyte at St Patrick's Cathedral, Bunbury

Ordination to the Priesthood

18 August 2019

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe ordains Mark Rucci, an alumnus of St Charles, together with Liam Ryan and Matteo Verdi of Redemptoris Mater Seminary to the Priesthood.

Ordinations to the Diaconate

29 May, 2019

Bishop Justin Bianchini ordains Dominic Hoang, Tam Duong, and Savio Nguyen to the Diaconate at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Geraldton.

St Charles hosts the Catenians

9 September, 2018

The community of St. Charles has welcomed members of the Catenian Association's Swan Group for Mass and Lunch

Opening Mass 2018

2 March,  2018

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has presided over the Opening Mass for the Seminary Year

Ordination to the Diaconate

10 November, 2017

Bishop Christopher Saunders has ordained John Bosco to the Diaconate at St. Benedict's, Applecross

Personal Affirmation and Commitment

9 February, 2020


Fr Phillip Fleay presides over the celebration of the Most Holy Eucharist with the signing of the Personal Affirmation and Commitment to the values and lifestyle expectations of the Seminary. 

Ordinations to the Priesthood

6 November, 2019

Bishop Michael Morrissey ordains Dominic Hoang, Tam Duong, and Savio Nguyen to the Priesthood at the Cathedral of St Francis Xavier, Geraldton.

Archdiocesan Annual Clergy Day Mass and Dinner

10 September, 2019

Seminary Community joins the Celebrations of the Archdiocesan Annual Clergy Day. 

Mass of the Assumption at UNDA

15 August, 2019

Seminarians participate at the Celebration of the Holy Eucharist at the University of Notre Dame Australia (Fremantle), and the Farewell Celebrations for Prof Celia Hammond.

Holy Week 2019

14 -21 April, 2019

The Seminary Community participate in the Solemn Liturgies of Holy Week at St Mary's Cathedral, Perth.

Institution to the Ministry of Lector

26 September, 2018

The Most Reverend Bishop Gerard Holohan has installed Nathan Barrie to the ministry of Lector

St. Charles' Welcomes New Vice Rector

23 February, 2018

St. Charles Seminary welcomes its new Spiritual Formator and Vice Rector, Fr. Mark Payton

Archbishop's Annual Visitation

3 November, 2017

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has made his Annual Visitation on the Vigil of the Feast of St. Charles Borromeo.