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FURTHER COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS EASED FROM 1 JULY 

The State Government has announced that the number of parishioners allowed to attend Mass from Wednesday 1 July is determined by 1 person per 4 square meters.

SEE AVAILABLE MASS TIMES AND HOW MANY CAN ATTEND MASS IN YOUR PARISH HERE>

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 

CDF ONLINE 

Follow Bishop Michael McKenna on Twitter   

 

RELOADED

The RISE Youth Festival has been reloaded 
to an onlne festival this year, 
running from 9-10 July.

Find out more information and register HERE

         

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The Diocesan Refund Policy is
available HERE 

Catholic Observer 

THE CATHOLIC OBSERVER
IS OUT NOW

Read the July edition of the Catholic Observer HERE>

ATSI SUNDAY - 5 JULY
'TOGETHER IN SPIRIT'

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday Mass will be livestreamed on Sunday 5 July at 11.30am EST, to promote a sense of oneness, albeit at a distance, from the St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Adelaide. Access resources and read more HERE>

PLENARY COUNCIL DATES ANNOUNCED

COVID-19 necessitated a rethink of the dates for Plenary Council sessions, however these have now been rescheduled and the new timing will allow for an extended period of discernment in the lead up to Australia's fifth Plenary Council. MORE>


POPE APPOINTS
MSGR GREG BENNET
AS THE BISHOP OF SALE

Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Greg Bennet, a priest of the Archdiocese of Melbourne, as the predecessor of Archbishop Pat O'Regan in the Diocese of Sale. MORE>

MASS ONLINE

Mass Online is still available at the following times:

Sunday Mass: Celebrated at St Raphael's Parish, Cowra (every fortnight) at 8:00am available: HERE

Sunday Mass: Celebrated at St Mary of the Presentation Church, Mudgee at 9.00am
available HERE

Daily Mass from the Church of St Francis Xavier, Lavender Bay, available HERE
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Find information about Mass services in  parishes across the Diocese HERE


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