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Bishop McKenna's Easter Message 2018

Bishop McKenna's Easter Message is 
available to read HERE>

The Church of The Sacred Heart &
St Laurence O'Toole, Molong
to celebrate 100 years

You are invited to join with Bishop McKenna and the Catholic Community of Molong in celebrate the Centenary of the Parish Church on Saturday 19 May from 5pm. Details can be found HERE>

New Diocesan policies released for the Sacrament of Confirmation and
Celebration 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>

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@BishopBathurst 


 

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

         

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Catholic Observer

BISHOP MCKENNA SENDS A MESSAGE FROM THE FCBCO, PNG

For the past week, Bishop McKenna has been representing the Diocese in Port Moresby at the Assembly of Catholic Bishops from the many local churches in Oceania. Read the message HERE> 

BISHOP McKENNA JOINS WITH BISHOPS OF OCEANIA TO DISCUSS REGIONAL ISSUES

Bishops from across Oceania are meeting in Papua New Guinea this week to discuss human rights and environmental issues in the region. MORE

VERTO PARTNERS WITH STANNIES AHEAD OF FIJI COMMUNITY INITIATIVE TOUR

VERTO will support the community service work that Stannies students will take part in while touring Fiji. MORE>


POPE FRANCIS  RELEASES 
APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION: GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE (REJOICE AND BE GLAD) 

Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation “Gaudete et Exsultate” (Rejoice and be glad), and subtitled “On the call to holiness in the contemporary world” was released on the evening of Monday 9 April 2018. It is available to read HERE>.


PLENARY COUNCIL 2020
Pope Francis has approved the Australian Catholic Bishops’ decision to hold a Plenary Council in Australia in 2020 and 2021. We are invited to reflect on the question: “What do you think God is asking of us in Australia?” 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>

Professional Standards Complaint Line: 

Ph: 1300 369 977

Police Assistance Line: 131 444

  


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