Cathedral Parish of St Michael & St John


St. Michael and St. John's Cathedral                                  
Cnr Keppel and William Streets
Bathurst NSW 2795

Ph: (02) 6331 3066    
Email: (remove XX) office.cathedral XX @cdob XX  


The Cathedral Parish Weekly Bulletin 
can be found HERE

Bishop Michael McKenna  ~  Email

Vicar General and Dean of the Cathedral:
Rev Paul Devitt - Email

Assistant Priests:
Rev Joshy Kaithakulangara CMI
Rev Ephrem Thadathil CMI

Parish Secretary: Mrs Mel Sullivan - Email
Assistant Parish Secretary:
Mrs Cathy Brien - Email 

The Assumption Primary School
Principal: Kate Salmon ~  Ph: 6331 3444

Cathedral Primary School
Principal: Patrick Allen ~  Ph: 6331 1845

St Philomena's Primary School
Principal: Jaydem Hadson ~  Ph: 6331 1198

Holy Family Primary School 
Principal: Kevin Arrow ~  Ph: 6331 3279

MacKillop College  
Principal: Steven Muller ~ 6338 2200

St. Stanislaus' College
Head of School: Mr Lindsay Luck ~ Ph: 6331 4177

Assumption Church
192 Mitre Street,
West Bathurst NSW 2795


From 18th October 2021 the following regulations are in place for places of worship:

  • All people may attend a place of worship, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Masks must continue to be worn inside.
  • The 1 person per 4sqm density limit must continue to be observed.
  • QR code or manual register must continue to be used.
  • Congregational singing is still not permitted.
  • Choirs of up to 10 people are permitted to sing, however all must be fully vaccinated.
  • Weddings are permitted with numbers uncapped, other than the 1 person per four square metre density limit.
  • Funerals are permitted with numbers uncapped, other than the 1 person per four square metre density limit.

The dispensation issued by Bishop Michael McKenna last year in relation to our Sunday obligations is still in effect.  

It is critical that everyone continues to practise COVID-safe behaviours, including social distancing, staying home if unwell and getting tested if suffering from the mildest of symptoms.  

More general information on the current Covid regulations can be found HERE>

 Density capacities at 1 person per 4sqm in the Cathedral parish are:

  • The Cathedral of St Michael and St John, Bathurst: 141
  • The Assumption Church, Bathurst: 63
  • St Joseph's Chapel, Perhville: 30
  • St Mary MacKillop Church, Wattle Flat: 20
  • St Patrick's Church, Rockley: 20
  • St Dympna's Church, Burraga: 20

Mass Times:

Monday - Wednesday - Friday
5.45pm ~ Cathedral

Tuesday - Thursday 
12.30pm ~ Assumption
(on public holidays, Mass is at 9.00am)

9.00am ~ Assumption
5.00pm ~ Cathedral (6.00pm Oct-March)
5.00pm ~ Perthville (6.00pm Oct-March) (1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of the month)

8.00am    ~ Assumption
10.00am  ~ Cathedral
6.00pm    ~ Assumption

1st Sunday ~ 11.30am 
2nd, 3rd and 4th Sunday's ~ 11.30am Cathedral 
Blayney - As arranged 

Country Masses
1st Saturday  ~ St Mary of the Cross MacKillop,
                          Wattle Flat ~ 9.30am
2nd Saturday ~ St Patrick's, Rockley ~  9.30am
4th Saturday  ~ St Dympna's, Burraga ~  9.30am

Nursing Home Masses
St Vincent's ~ Weekly on Thursdays at 10.00am
Macquarie Care ~ 1st Friday of the month at 9.30am
Opal, Kelso ~ 3rd Friday of the month at 9.30am
Illumba ~ 4th Wednesday of the month at 11.00am

Wattle  Flat





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