GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY
25 APRIL 2021
"Good Shepherd Sunday is a day to give thanks for the gift of the ordained priesthood ... and support those who generoulsy serve us". Read Bishop Michael's message for Good Shepherd Sunday HERE
Please give generoulsy to the Good Shepherd Sunday Appeal with all proceeds going towards the education of priests HERE
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."
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The Catholic Observer available now
The April edition of the Catholic Observer is out now and available to read HERE>
The reopening of the Cathedral of
St Michael and St John
The renewed Cathedral of St Michael and St John in Bathurst reopened on Tuesday 23rd March 2021. A number of Masses and liturgies were celebrated during the week of opening to mark this milestone.
Read the full story and access photos HERE>
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>