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Join Bishop McKenna and Catholic Mission on a 7 Day Visit to Timor-Leste
You are invited to join Bishop McKenna and Catholic Mission, on a seven day trip to Timor-Leste to participate in the Eucharistic celebration for the Opening and Blessing of the St. John de Brito Chapel in Timor-Leste in December, 2015.



26th May - Spirituality in the Pub: The Oxford Hotel Bathurst 7.30pm MORE>

29th - 31st May: Bread of Life - The Weekend Retreat for Women, Shalom House of Prayer, Carcoar MORE>

19th - 21st June: Celebrations begin for the 150th Anniversary of the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst MORE>

23rd June - eConference "Religion: Catalyst for Violence or Peace? Probing the Abrahamic Traditions for Answers".
Conference facilities will be located
in Bathurst and Dubbo MORE>


11th July: Aboriginal Spirituality meets Catholic Faith - You are invited to a day to deepen understanding and encourage full participation of Indigenous Catholics in our local church. MORE>

25th - 26th July: Proclaiming the Word of God Effectivley - All readers in the DIocese, as well as those interested in becoming a reader, are invited to development day to better understand the vital role readers play in liturgies. MORE>

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The Catholic Diocese of Bathurst
celebrates 150 years
as a Diocese in 2015


Art Union Tickets
now available online....


Catholic Observer

Let The Bells Ring Out - The Story of Shalom House of Prayer

To coincide with Shalom’s 40th Anniversary, Helen Bowers has written an historical account of Shalom.  View further information and purchase the book HERE>

Wake Up The World 
 The Year of Consecrated Life
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Pastoral Letter celebrating The Year of Consecrated LIfe can be read 

Truth, Justice and Healing Council
Regular updates can be viewed

Information about updates and events organised by the Diocesan Assembly Council can be viewed



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