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The Catholic Diocese of Bathurst is seeking a Manager, Financial Services who is suitably skilled, experienced and has the ability to manage the implementation of the diocesan financial strategy.

Within an ever changing environment that includes the introduction of parish administration support services, utilising cloud based accounting and parish administration systems, and changes in the regulatory requirements and financial service license requirements for the Catholic Development Fund (CDF), the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst is seeking an experienced manager to continue the transformation of the Chancery and CDF into a single team.

The position will effectively provide all levels of required day to day support for the financial and administration services of the parishes, and diocesan entities, as well as the ongoing role of the CDF

The successful candidate will be suitably skilled and experienced, be able to manage the day to day implementation of the diocesan financial strategy, and will be a member of the leadership team of the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst.

View the Position Description HERE>

Enquiries and applications should be directed to:

Mr Patrick Cooper
Diocesan Financial Administrator
email: (remove XX) dfa XX @bathurst XX .catholic.org.au
ph: 02 6334 6400

Application close at 5pm, 18 August 2017. 


The Catholic Diocese of Bathurst is seeking applications from suitably qualified and motivated persons for the position of Catholic Prison Chaplain to the newly established Macquarie Correctional Centre at Wellington NSW. The Catholic Chaplain will be the inaugural chaplain for the Centre, but will work co-operatively with the chaplaincy team at the existing Wellington Correctional Centre. The Chaplain will provide pastoral support to approximately 400 inmates and staff. 

Applicants should:

  • Have a proven ability in providing Catholic pastoral care, 
  • The capacity to work with Chaplains of other faiths and traditions and with professionals in multi-disciplinary teams,
  • Should demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the Catholic Church; and
  • Possess a Clinical Pastoral Education Certificate or equivalent, or be prepared to undertake study to obtain this qualification.

This is a full-time position and remuneration will be by negotiation. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a criminal and child protection check.

Applications in writing, marked ‘Prison Chaplain’, with the names and addresses of three referees including a Catholic priest, should be submitted by
28 August 2017 to:-

The Chancellor
Catholic Chancery
PO Box 246
Bathurst NSW 2795

Enquiries to Mr Tony Eviston on (02) 6334 6400.


The Diocese of Broome, WA, requires volunteers to assist with the work of the local Church in the Kimberley. There are various important voluntary tasks: administration, building maintenance, gardening, shop staffing, cooking, cleaning etc. Placements are preferred for a period of six months. The Diocese of Broome are currently seeking volunteers for the Balgo, Bidyadanga and Warmun for the wet season. Accommodation and food is provided.

For further details on how to be a part of this unique experience, and an application form, please contact:

Volunteer Coordinator: Anneliese Rohr 08 9192 1060
Email: (remove XX) volunteers XX @broomediocese XX .org
Web: www.broomediocese.org
Mail: PO Box 76, BROOME WA 6725


Throughout the Diocese of Bathurst, there is a shortage of volunteers for the Ministry of Catechist - to teach in the many public schools in our Diocese. Catechists and Assistants are needed at every State primary school for 2017.

Please give consideration to assisting in this vital work.

If you would like to Volunteer to be a Catechist or an Assistant at the Public Schools in your area, please contact your Parish Office.

We celebrate the work the Catechists and Assistants do every year on Catechist Sunday.

Please ring your Parish Office if you would like to know more about the role of Catechists in your Parish.

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