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Bishop's Advent Message

This Sunday is the First Sunday of Advent. In his message for this special season, Bishop McKenna reminds us to value the present...MORE>

A Shalom Long Lunch

Sunday 30th November 2014
12.00 Noon  3.00 pm 
Speaker: Elizabeth Palmer
More information can be found HERE>

Inaugural Liturgy Awards 

The Liturgy Commission of the Diocese of Bathurst has announced the recipients of its two inaugural Awards. MORE>

Truth, Justice and Healing Council

Regular updates on the Royal Commission and the work of the Council are available...  HERE>

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Art Union Tickets
now available online....


Catholic Observer

Syro-Malabar Bishop to Visit Diocese
Our Diocese will take part in the celebrations for the Canonisation of Father Chavara and Sister Euphrasia when Bishop Bosco Puthur visits the Diocese of Bathurst this weekend. MORE>

Bishops deeply concerned by threat to Aboriginal People 

Australain Catholic Bishops are deeply concerned about Aboriginal People threatened with closure of their homelands in WA.

 Bishops Offer Condolences on death of
cricketer Phillip Hughes
Australian Catholic Bishops are profoundly saddened by the tragic death of Phillip Hughes.

ACBC calls for solidarity
Meeting in Sydney for their November Plenary, the Australian Catholic Bishops have declared a Day of Solidarity with Middle Eastern Catholics. MORE>



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