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Messages

2023

Statement on the death of His Eminence George Cardinal Pell

2022

Statement on the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Bishop’s Christmas Message video

Bishop’s Christmas Message

Bishop’s Advent Message

Message from Bishop McKenna regarding floods

Message on Feast of Christ the King, World Youth Day RISE 2022

Clergy Appointments Announcement

Fr Kane – Announcement

October – the month of the Rosary

Statement on the Death of the Queen 2022

Statement on Euthanasia 2022

Bishop McKenna’s Easter Message 2022

Bishop McKenna’s Lenten Message 2022

2021

Bishop McKenna’s Christmas Message 2021

Good Shepherd Sunday 2021

Bishop McKenna’s Easter Message 2021

Bishop McKenna’s Lenten Message 2021

2020

Bishop McKenna’s Christmas Message 2020

To the Pastors and People of the Diocese of Bathurst April 2020

Bishop McKenna’s Easter Message 2020

“The Mass Continues” A Letter from Bishop McKenna 23 March 2020

All public Masses in the Diocese cancelled from 21 March 2020

COVID precautions March 2020

Bishop McKenna’s Lenten Message 2020

Bishop McKenna’s Homily (edited) for the Ordination of Fr Dong Van Nguyen and Fr Karl Sinclair 2020

2019

Bishop McKenna’s Christmas Message 2019

Bishop McKenna’s Advent Message 2019

A message from Bishop McKenna on Child Protection Sunday 2019

SOMEONE IS FORGOTTEN Reflection July 2019

COMMUNION AND FORMATION ~ Bishop Michael McKenna reflects on his Ad Limina visit 2019

Bishop Michael visits Nagaland April 2019

A message from Bishop McKenna for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday 2019

A message from Bishop McKenna on Good Shepherd Sunday 2019

EASTER 2019 – A message from Bishop McKenna

Bishop McKenna’s Lenten Message 2019

2018

Bishop McKenna’s Christmas Message 2018

A message from Bishop McKenna in relation to the National Apology 2018

A message from Bishop McKenna on NATSI Sunday 2018

A message from Bishop McKenna – The Fifth Australian Plenary Council 2018

Assembly of Catholic Bishops Oceania April 2018

Bishop McKenna’s Easter Message 2018

Bishop McKenna’s Lenten Message 2018

 


2017

Bishop McKenna’s Christmas Message 2017

Bishop McKenna’s Advent Message 2017

Rediscover the Rosary September 2017

Legislative Proposals August 2017

Christian Marriage 2017

Child Protection Sunday 2017

Invitation to Survivors 2017

Bishop McKenna’s Easter Message 2017

Bishop McKenna’s Lenten Message 2017

 


2016

Bishop McKenna’s 2016 Christmas Message

Bishop McKenna’s Advent Message 2016

Statement from Bishop Michael McKenna on the future of St Joseph’s House, Perthville June 2016

Bishop McKenna’s Child Protection Sunday 2016 Message

Bishop McKenna’s Easter Message 2016

Bishop’s Lenten Message 2016

 


2015

Fr John Frawley Obituary December 2015

Bishop McKenna’s Christmas Message 2015

Bishop McKenna’s Advent Message 2015

Diocesan Pilgrimage  to all Parishes from September 2015

Sacrament of Penance and Abortions September 2015

Social Justice Sunday August 2015

Remarks on Laudato si’: Care for Our Common Home June 2015

Christian Marriage June 2015

Deacons for the Diocese of Bathurst 2015

Bishop’s Easter Message for 2015

Bishop’s Lenten Message for 2015


2014

Bishop’s Christmas Message 2014

Bishop McKenna’s Advent Message 2014

Synod of Bishops Prayer September 2014

Fr Delaney’s Obituary September 2014

Good Shepherd Sunday – May 2014

Josephite Fusion – May 2014 – Homily

Bishop’s Easter Message for 2014

Bishop’s Lenten Message for 2014


2013

Bishop McKenna’s Christmas Message 2013

Diocesan Pastoral Council 2013

Bishop MKenna’s Easter Message 2013

Bishop McKenna’s Lenten Message – 2013


2012

Bishop’s Christmas Message – 2012

Catholic schools funding September 2012

Message for Child Protection Week 2012

Call to the Diocesan Assembly November 2012

Message for National Vocations Awareness Week 2012

Bishop McKenna’s Message for the Year of Grace – 2012

2011

Bishop’s Christmas Message – 2011

Bishop’s Lenten Message – 2011