Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst
A STATEMENT FROM THE BISHOP
Bishop Michael McKenna has released a statement regarding the proposed changes to abortion laws in New South Wales.
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Current positions vacant within Diocese of Bathurst include:
More details can be found HERE>
"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."
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Professional Standards Complaint Line:
Ph: 1300 369 977
Police Assistance Line: 131 444
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SEMINARIANS ORDAINED AS DEACONS
Bishop Michael McKenna ordained Karl Sinclair and Dong Van Nguyen as deacons on Friday 19th July 2019 in the Cathedral of St Michael and St John, Bathurst with visitors attending from Vietnam, Sydney, Melbourne and across the Diocese. MORE>
“As a bishop and a former boat person, I deplore the detention of our brothers and sisters on Nauru and Manus Island,” writes Parramatta Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv on the 6th Anniversary of Australia’s Mandatory and Indefinite Offshore Detention Policy. MORE>
THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RECEPTIVE ECUMENISM
The Fifth International Conference on Receptive Ecumenism will be held on 22-25 June 2020 in Sigtuna, Sweden. MORE>
SAFE CHURCH AWARENESS TRAINING
The aim of the Safe Church Awareness Training is to equip individuals in safeguarding best practice.
Due to unforseen circumstances, the Molong sesssion has been cancelled. Please contact the Orange Presbytery for futher information.
More information and registration details can be found HERE>