Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst
A message from Bishop McKenna -
Bishop Michael's message for October asks us to rediscover the Rosary. Read it HERE>
A guide to praying the Rosary is available HERE>
A message from Bishop McKenna about proposed changes to Legislation
Bishop's Message on Christian Marriage
Internal work in the Cathedral
The internal work of the Cathderal's restoration program is now underway. Further details can be found HERE>
5.45pm Cathedral Weekday Masses will be held in the Cathedral Parish Centre until further notice.
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New Manager, Financial Services joins the Chancery Team
Michelle Dempsey has recently joined the team at the Bathurst Chancery Office in the position of Manager, Financial Services. MORE>
The Leadership for Mission Program
The Leadership for Mission Program is designed by and for women who are inspired by the Gospel vision of justice, freedom and the dignity of the human person. MORE>
Seminarian Karl Sinclair to be admitted as a Candidate for Ordination
Bishop Michael McKenna will admit
Bishop McKenna to speak at
Shalom Long Lunch, Carcoar
Bishop Michael McKenna will be the guest speaker at the next Shalom Long Lunch with the title of his presentation being "Ask Mary".
2017 Diocesan Pastoral Council
The Annual Assembly of the Diocesan Pastoral Council will be held on 28 and 29 October 2017.
This annual meeting of the whole Council is a time to meld experience and wisdom and explore what might be possible for our Diocese into the future.
Bishop McKenna urges our Diocesan family to pray for a fruitful Assembly. Find out more HERE>
"Dear Friends in Christ,
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