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BISHOP McKENNA's 
EASTER MESSAGE 2021

Bishop Michael McKenna Easter message is available to read 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


CDF ONLINE 


MASS ONLINE

Daily Mass from the Church of St Francis Xavier, Lavender Bay, available HERE 

Mass - 13th June 2021

Bishop Michael McKenna will offer Mass in thanksgiving for 500 years of Christianity in The Philippines at 1pm Sunday 13th June in the Cathedral of St Michael and St John, Bathurst.
All welcome.

Mass 27th June 2021

 Mass in the Roman Rite, according to the extraordinary form (Usus Antiquior), will be offered
at St Lawrence’s Church, Mandurama, on
Sunday 27th June at 11 am.  

 



 

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The Diocesan Refund Policy is
available HERE 

Catholic Observer 

DIEP AND THAO TO BE ORDAINED TO THE DIACONATE

Bishop Michael McKenna will ordain to the Diaconate, Diep Quang Nguyen and Thao Van Nguyen, on Friday 9th July 2021, during 6.00pm Mass in the Cathedral of St Michael and St John, Bathurst.

Read more HERE>

AN EVENING WITH GRAHAM LUPP

Bishop McKenna invites you to an evening with Graham Lupp, where he will present on Edward Gell and the fascinating journey that led to the beginnings of a cathedral and many historically significant buildings within the Bathurst region.

Find out more HERE> 

 Book tickets HERE>

CATHEDRAL PROJECT WINS
NATIONAL TRUST HERITAGE AWARD

The restoration project of the Cathedral of St Michael and St John, Bathurst has won a National Trust Heritage Award in the category of Conservation: Built Heritage. Read MORE>


1 - 2 July 2021

Register now for RISE Youth Festival which will be full of fun, friendship, small group challenges, workshops, games, music and opportunities to encounter Jesus for students in Years 6 - 9.

Find out more infomration and register HERE

COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS 

The State Government has announced that from Monday 29 March, the number of people allowed to attend a place of worship is based on the 1 person per 2 square metre rule with no upper limit. Restrictions on singing have been lifted.

Please be aware that we are still in a time of pandemic and social distancing and hygiene practices need to be maintained.

 REGULATIONS AND MASS TIMES IN YOUR PARISH ARE AVAILABLE HERE>


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