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BISHOP McKENNA'S 2019 PASTORAL LETTER
'LEAD KINDLY LIGHT'

Bishop Michael McKenna has released his annual Pastoral Letter to God's People of the Diocese of Bathurst. The letter is entitled 'Lead Kindly Light'.
It is available to read HERE

ADVENT 2019


Bishop McKenna's Advent Message for 2019 is available to read HERE>

HELP THOSE SUFFERING
FROM THE DROUGHT

Your support of the Diocesan Drought Appeal would be greatly appreciated. You can donate to the Appeal HERE>

POSITION VACANT
Music Ministry Director
Cathedral Parish of St Michael and St John

This role is to support the music ministry in the Cathedral parish. Applications close 16 December. Details can be found HERE

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The Diocesan Refund Policy is
available HERE 

All payments made to parishes or the Diocese
are non-refundable

Catholic Observer

THE DECEMBER ISSUE OF THE 
CATHOLIC OBSERVER IS OUT NOW

Read it HERE>

HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL STUDENT PLACES FIRST IN THE STATE IN YR 2 SCIENCE

Eric Wang Year 2 Student from Holy Family Primary School, Kelso has achieved an outstanding first place in the 2019 NSW ICAS University of NSW Science Competition. MORE>

 DEACONS DONG AND KARL TO BE ORDAINED AS PRIESTS

Bishop Michael McKenna has announced he will ordain Deacons Dong Van Nguyen and Karl Sinclair to the priesthood on Friday 21st February 2020 inthe Cathedral of St Michael and St John, at 7.30pm 

Please keep Deacon Dong and Deacon Karl in your prayers during this last phase of their formation on their journey to priesthood.

SAFE CHURCH AWARENESS TRAINING

The aim of the Safe Church Awareness Training is to equip individuals in safeguarding best practice. More information and registration details can be found HERE>

"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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