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Appointment: Dr Sally Towns – Diocesan Director of Catholic Schools/Chief Executive Officer of the Diocese of Lismore Catholic Schools Ltd

Posted May 29, 2019
At this important time in the educational history of the Lismore Diocese and in view of the impending retirement of Mr David Condon following 20 years of service in the diocese, including the past 7 years as Director of Schools, Bishop Homeming has announced the appointment of Dr Sally Towns as Diocesan Director of Catholic… View Article

A Pastoral Letter for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker

Posted May 1, 2019
An Australian Tradition of Reflection on Work A Pastoral Letter for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker 1 May 2019 Did you know that for over twenty years now the Catholic Church in Australia has marked the Feast of St Joseph the Worker with a pastoral letter? These letters place Catholic Social Teaching in… View Article

Church in Australia deeply saddened by Sri Lankan attacks

Posted April 23, 2019
Australian Catholic Bishops Conference president Archbishop Mark Coleridge has expressed shock at the attacks in Sri Lanka that have left many dead, including Catholics attending Easter celebrations. “Attacks such as this are always atrocious,” he said, “but especially when worshippers are the target and it’s the Resurrection they’re celebrating. “We don’t know who planned the… View Article

Bishop Greg’s Lenten Message 2019

Posted March 6, 2019
Dear Brothers and Sisters, “What are you doing for Lent?” That’s the question Catholics often ask each other in the 40 days leading up to Easter. I would like to ask a different question – “Why do something for Lent?” So often from Ash Wednesday until Easter, we take on a regime of self- denial… View Article

Homily of Archbishop Mark Coleridge at Sala Regia

Posted February 25, 2019
  Australian Catholic Bishops Conference president Archbishop Mark Coleridge delivered the homily at the final Mass of the Vatican Summit on the Protection of Minors. Here is the text of Archbishop Coleridge’s homily. In the Gospel just proclaimed, one voice alone is heard, the voice of Jesus. Earlier we heard the voice of Paul and… View Article