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

         

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The Diocesan Refund Policy is
available HERE 

 

Catholic Observer

A REDUCTION IN SCHOOL FEES
FOR THOSE MOST IN NEED

School fees will decrease in 2019 for the families of 10 primary schools and three secondary schools within the Diocese. MORE>

Dong Van Nguyen
takes the next step towards ordination

Bishop Michael McKenna admitted seminarian Dong Van Nguyen as a Candidate for Ordination at Mass at St Brigid’s Church, Dubbo on Sunday 11th November 2018.
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>

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