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BISHOP'S PASTORAL LETTER FOR 2018
'ONLY A PRIEST'

Bishop Michael McKenna released his annual Pastoral Letter inviting you to reflect more deeply on the mystery of the Church to which we belong.

Read to the letter HERE>

DIOCESAN DROUGHT RELIEF APPEAL

 Many in our region are suffering the effects of
on-going drought and the Diocese is responding to their needs in a variety of ways.

The Diocese has set up an appeal, which will be managed by Centacare Bathurst. MORE>

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The Diocesan Refund Policy is
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Catholic Observer

 LAST CALL FOR PLENARY COUNCIL
LISTENING AND DIALOGUE SUBMISSIONS

Parishes, individuals, schools and community groups across the Diocese of Bathurst are encouraged to hold any planned dialogue sessions and make final submissions before the end of the Listening and Dialogue stage, which concludes on
Ash Wednesday, 6 March. MORE>

SAFE CHURCH AWARENESS TRAINING

Safe Church Awareness training will be held in the Cathedral Parish, Bathurst on 9 March and
St James' Parish, Blayney on 16 March. 
Find out more information HERE>

WORLD YOUTH DAY 

 World Youth Day is over and our pilgrims are feeling elated! Read about their amazing experiences and the final reflections HERE or on Facebook

"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>


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