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A STATEMENT FROM THE BISHOP
'SOMEONE IS FORGOTTEN'

Bishop Michael McKenna has released a statement regarding the proposed changes to abortion laws in New South Wales.

Read the statement HERE> 

 

Positions Vacant:

Current positions vacant within Diocese of Bathurst include:
- Catholic Prison Chaplain, Wellington
- Kimberley Catholic Volunteer Services

More details can be found HERE> 

 

"Dear Friends in ChristIn 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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@BishopBathurst 

 

 

         

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The Diocesan Refund Policy is
available HERE 

 

Catholic Observer

SEMINARIANS ORDAINED AS DEACONS

 Bishop Michael McKenna ordained Karl Sinclair and Dong Van Nguyen as deacons on Friday 19th July 2019 in the Cathedral of St Michael and St John, Bathurst with visitors attending from Vietnam, Sydney, Melbourne and across the Diocese. MORE>

DETENTION POLICY
'BEYOND A DISGRACE'

“As a bishop and a former boat person, I deplore the detention of our brothers and sisters on Nauru and Manus Island,” writes Parramatta Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv on the 6th Anniversary  of Australia’s Mandatory and Indefinite Offshore Detention Policy. MORE> 

THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RECEPTIVE ECUMENISM

The Fifth International Conference on Receptive Ecumenism will be held on 22-25 June 2020 in Sigtuna, Sweden. MORE>

SAFE CHURCH AWARENESS TRAINING

The aim of the Safe Church Awareness Training is to equip individuals in safeguarding best practice.
The workshop will be held at Oberon on 7 Sept 19.

Due to unforseen circumstances, the Molong sesssion has been cancelled. Please contact the Orange Presbytery for futher information. 

More information and registration details can be found HERE>


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