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BISHOP CALLS FOR PRAYER, FASTING AND SERVICE IN TIME OF DROUGHT



Bishop Michael McKenna has invited us to make this October a special moment of prayer, fasting and service in this time of drought. MORE>



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

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 AN EXTRAORDINARY MONTH OF MISSION LAUNCHED AT MACKILLOP

Bishop Michael McKenna launched World Mission Month at MacKillop College, Bathurst with guests and students from across the Diocese in attendance. MORE>

PLENARY COUNCIL'S
WRITING AND DISCERNMENT GROUPS
DRAW ON CHURCH'S TALENT
Seventy people from across the country will serve on the six Discernment and Writing Groups that will help the Plenary Council build towards its first session in October 2020. MORE>

AN UPDATE ON DIOCESAN SAFEGUARDING
The commitment the Diocese of Bathurst has made to safeguarding, and the implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission, has been a priority for 2019. MORE>


SAFE CHURCH AWARENESS TRAINING
The aim of the Safe Church Awareness Training is to equip individuals in safeguarding best practice. The next workshops will be held at Bathurst over two days on 30th-31st October, Gulgong on 4th November, Wellington on 16th November and Orange on 24th November and 1st December. More information and registration details can be found HERE>

 


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