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Bishop's Easter Message - 2015 
Bishop Michael McKenna's Easter message for 2015 can be read HERE>

Holy Week and Easter Liturgy Times 2015
View the Holy Week schedule for your parish HERE> 

Bishop requests the Diocese to unite in prayer for those affected by drought
Bishop McKenna asks the Diocese to unite in prayer on Easter Sunday, for those who continue to be affected by drought.
The Bishop has asked parishes to include in the Prayer of the Faithful, an intercession for rain and good weather for all people whose lives and livelihood rely on this blessing.


Shalom invites you to celebrate its 40th Anniversary

Celebrate 40 years of Shalom House of Prayer. The event will include the launch of "Let the Bells Ring Out - The Story of Shalom" by Helen M Bowers.  View your invitation and find our more 

Catholic Diocese of Bathurst
Family Fun Day 
Sunday 26th April in the grounds of the Cathedral School from 11.00am - 2.00pm

Catholic Mission One Heart Many Voices Conference 18th - 25th May 2015
Catholic Mission invites you to celebrate and identify the graces, the inspiration and the challenges of living the joy of the Gospel and leading mission in Australia and globally by attending this conference.
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Volunteers needed in the Kimberley
The Catholic Diocese of Broome is looking for
volunteers to work in the Kimberley region

Follow Bishop McKenna on Twitter






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


Art Union Tickets
now available online....


Catholic Observer

Condolence extended to the Assyrian Church of the East
The NSW Ecumenical Council sends a message of sympathy with regards to the passing of the Head of the Assyrian Church of the East.

Pope Francis thanks the Diocese of Bathurst for its donation towards Peter's Pence
The Diocese of Bathurst raised more than $16,000 towards the 2014 Peter's Pence contribution. Read the letter from the Vatican acknowleding the donation HERE> 

Christians and Jains: together to promote
care of the elderly
The office of the Apostolic Nuncio has distributed the Goodwill Message of the Holy See on the Feast of Mahavir Jayanti.

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 

Project Compassion 2015 - Food For Life
Week 6: Vinsen's Story 
When farmers like Vinsen in a remote West Timor community learn to terrace land, harness water and grow sustainable crops for life, they’re able to guard against unpredictable weather and prosper.

Truth, Justice and Healing Council
Regular updates can be viewed

The 2015 Hope International Symposium
Adelaide 22nd -  23rd May 2015
This symposium has been developed by HOPE: preventing euthanasia & assisted suicide Inc.The symposium welcomes anyone who opposes euthanasia & assisted suicide.

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