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BISHOP CALLS FOR A DAY OF PRAYER FOR RAIN AND THOSE SUFFERING FROM DROUGHT

On Sunday 29th July, Bishop McKenna requested that the people of the Diocese of Bathurst be united in a Day of Prayer for rain and for those suffering from the drought. Read the Bishop's message HERE> 

PLENARY COUNCIL 2020 
A MESSAGE FROM BISHOP McKENNA 

Bishop McKenna urges every Catholic in our Diocese to take part in the opportunities that will be provided as part of the Plenary 2020 process.
Read his message and learn more about Plenary Council 2020 HERE>

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE KIMBERLEY CATHOLIC VOLUNTEER SERVICE

The Diocese of Broome, Western Australia, requires volunteers to assist with the work of the local Church in the Kimberley.

Find out more HERE>

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

         

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LAUNCH OF WORLD MISSION MONTH

This year's Launch of World Mission Month will be hosted by the Cowra Parish on 6th September.
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EDUCATION ASSISTANCE OFFERED TO THOSE EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL HARDSHIP

Bishop McKenna reminds families who are in difficult financial circumstances, for any reason, that they are always able to approach their school principal to arrange relief of their school fees. MORE>

BISHOPS TO RELEASE FORMAL
ROYAL COMMISSION RESPONSE

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has agreed that it will release its formal response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse by the end of August. MORE>

NEW SECONDARY CAMPUS FOR 

ST MATTHEW'S SCHOOL, MUDGEE

  Bishop McKenna has approved a recommendation to move forward with the construction of a second campus of St Matthew's Catholic School, Mudgee. 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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