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PLENARY 2020:
A MESSAGE FROM BISHOP McKENNA INCLUDING A BLESSING FROM POPE FRANCIS 

In a message to God's people of the Diocese of Bathurst, Bishop McKenna urges every Catholic in our Diocese to take part in the opportunities that will be provided as part of the Plenary 2020 process.
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New Diocesan policies released for the Sacrament of Confirmation and the
Celebration of Funerals

Bishop Michael McKenna has released new policies regarding the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation and the Celebration of Funerals within the Diocese of Bathurst. The policies can be accessed HERE>

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE KIMBERLEY CATHOLIC VOLUNTEER SERVICE

The Diocese of Broome, Western Australia, requires volunteers to assist with the work of the local Church in the Kimberley.

Find out more HERE>

Follow Bishop Michael McKenna on Twitter

@BishopBathurst 


 

Find out about the
Diocese of Bathurst Pilgrimage to
World Youth Day 2019 HERE

         

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Catholic Observer

POPE CRITICISES FAKE NEWS IN HIS MESSAGE FOR WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY 2018 

Pope Francis has given a radical ‘antidote’ for the ‘virus’ of fake news, namely purification by the truth. The Holy Father did so in his message for the 52nd World Communications Day, celebrated on 13th May, the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord. MORE>

THE DIOCESE PROVIDES A LIFELINE TO GLENRAY INDUSTRIES 

The Diocese has provided the use of the former
St Catherine’s Nursing Home facility in Busby Street, Bathurst to Glenray Industries after the Glenray buildings were destroyed by fire. MORE>

"Dear Friends in Christ,
In my Lenten message of 2017, I asked for our local church to become a community ready to listen to, accompany and assist those among us who suffered childhood sexual abuse in our schools, orphanages and parishes."

Read more HERE>

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Ph: 1300 369 977

Police Assistance Line: 131 444

  


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