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Catholic Observer

Official Newspaper of the Diocese of Bathurst

Established as The Record in 1877

MISSION AND RENEWAL

Setting out to WYD 2023

It may not surprise many people to know that a Pilgrimage requires times of prayer, time with others, and silence but also times of walking.

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World Youth Day RISE 2022

Each year across the world, dioceses and their local parishes celebrate World Youth Day on the Feast of Christ the King.

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Meeting of Minds

Vocations Awareness Week brings us together

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RISE Youth Ministers PD Day

Professional Development for our RISE Youth Ministers took place at Mackillop College Bathurst recently.

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Date announced for ARISE 2023

ARISE (pronounced uh-rize) Beach Retreat is happening for everyone ages 18-25 years from Monday 9 to Friday 13 January.

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World Meeting of Families 2022

World Meeting of Families 2022 events a success!

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Safe Church Awareness Training

Safe Church Workshops are informative, engaging and interactive.

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Diocesan Financial Council 2023 announced

Bishop Michael congratulates outgoing DFC members

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SRE Awards 2022

Celebration of Special Religious Education – NSW Parliament House, 28 November 2022

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Message from Bishop Michael McKenna

Advent Message 2022

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Bishop's Flood Appeal

Donate HERE

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Diocesan Pilgrimage

Invitation to the Diocesan Pilgrimage

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Message from Bishop Michael McKenna

Message on the floods

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World Youth Day RISE 2022

Feast of Christ the King and World Youth Day RISE

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Message from Bishop McKenna

Father James Kane RIP

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Red Wednesday

Awareness campaign shines red

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Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Awards

Two Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Awards presented in the Diocese

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COMMUNITY NEWS

First Reconcilliation

First Reconcilliation

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Holy Family welcomes Fr Diep

School Captains lead the welcome

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State Library of NSW visits Cathedral School

Recently the Year 5 and 6 students at Cathedral school attended the Far Out! Treasures to the Bush presentation by the State Library of NSW.

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RU OK Day in Baradine

School students turn yellow!

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St John's Primary School, Dubbo

SJP recently explored the very foundations of our school and the charisms left by the Mercy Sisters and the De La Salle Brothers through an immersive journey back in time.

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Mackillop's got talent raises funds for St Vincent de Paul

A dancing robot, singing teachers, cow jokes and a Beatles medley were just some of the talents that Mackillop showcased on Friday, August 26.

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Baradine news

Congratulations to all students at St John’s Catholic Primary School, Baradine who recently received the sacrament of confirmation

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