Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst

     

 

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

 

Join Bishop McKenna and Catholic Mission on a 7 Day Visit to Timor-Leste
You are invited to join Bishop McKenna and Catholic Mission, on a seven day trip to Timor-Leste to participate in the Eucharistic celebration for the Opening and Blessing of the St. John de Brito Chapel in Timor-Leste in December, 2015.
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EVENTS TO NOTE ON YOUR CALENDAR
 

MAY
 22nd May: New Parishioners Dinner - Cathedral School Hall, Bathurst, 6.15pm MORE>

22nd - 23rd May: The 2015 Hope International Symposium, Adelaide MORE> 

26th May - Spirituality in the Pub: The Oxford Hotel Bathurst 7.30pm MORE>

29th - 31st May: Bread of Life - The Weekend Retreat for Women, Shalom House of Prayer, Carcoar MORE>

JUNE
19th - 21st June: Celebrations begin for the 150th Anniversary of the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst MORE>

23rd June - eConference "Religion: Catalyst for Violence or Peace? Probing the Abrahamic Traditions for Answers".
Conference facilities will be located
in Bathurst and Dubbo MORE>

JULY
11th July: Aboriginal Spirituality meets Catholic Faith -
The Diocesan Assembly Council invites you to a day to deepen understanding and encourage full participation of Indigenous Catholics in our local church. MORE>

Follow Bishop McKenna on Twitter

The Catholic Diocese of Bathurst
celebrates 150 years
as a Diocese in 2015
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Art Union Tickets
now available online....

ON-LINE 

Information about updates and events organised by the Diocesan Assembly Council can be viewed
HERE> 

Catholic Observer

World Communications Day 
Sunday 17th May 2015
On Sunday 17th May 2015, parishes across Australia celebrated World Communications Day, an annual celebration promoted by the Holy See. 
Read a message from the Holy Father regarding World Communications Day
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Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Plenary  7th - 14th May 2015
Bishops from across Australia have spent the past week at Plenary. A summary of the meeting has been provided by the ACBC.
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Let The Bells Ring Out - The Story of Shalom House of Prayer
To coincide with Shalom’s 40th Anniversary, Helen Bowers has written an historical account of Shalom.  View further information and purchase the book HERE>

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 
HERE>    

Truth, Justice and Healing Council
Regular updates can be viewed
 HERE>

 

 


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