Parish News & Events

First Holy Communion – August 2017

Children of our Parish will be celebrating First Holy Communion on 19, 20, and 27 August 2017. If your child is in Year 3, or above, they are eligible to receive their First Holy Communion. Parent Information Night The Parent Information Night will be held in the...

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Cathedral Restoration – Internal Works Begin

In order to ensure the long-term survival of the Cathedral, it is imperative that there be a consistent airflow under the building to keep the ground as dry as possible. To achieve this, we need to replace the concrete floors of the Blessed Sacrament Chapel and the...

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St Raphael’s Parish Liturgy Weekend

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June Everyone is invited to this conference The theme of the Conference is: Liturgy – Strength for Mission building on the 2014 liturgy conference in Cowra. The keynote presentations and workshops will explore different aspects of the...

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24 Hours for the Lord

Friday March 24 6:15pm to Saturday March 25 6:00pm "24 Hours for the Lord" is a worldwide initiative called for by Pope Francis to call all people to receive the mercy of God through Eucharistic Adoration and Confession. Faith Communities across our diocese are...

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Josh Clayton and Mike Williams to be ordained as Deacons

It is with thanks to Almighty God that the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst joyfully announces the Ordination to the Diaconate of Mr Joshua Clayton and Mr Michael Williams. Bishop Michael McKenna will ordain Joshua and Michael on Friday 17th February at 5.45pm in the...

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An Evening with Chris Hillier

15th February at 7.30pm. Renowned international baritone and Orange local, Christopher Hillier, will be presenting an evening of music and song in the Cathedral of St Michael and St John. Christopher has generously offered his time for this evening as a fundraiser for...

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Lenten Program 2017

“Hope” The program invites us to focus again on what is at the heart of our faith: the hope that we hold in the redemption won for us and the reorientation of purpose offered to us in the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus. If you are interested in...

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Parish Trot Afternoon

Sunday 19th February This year the Parish Trot Event will be held on Sunday 19th February commencing around 1.00 pm. So after the St Stanislaus Sesquicentenary Mass and Family Day why not finish off the day by coming out to the Parish Trot Afternoon and watch the...

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Prayer Bytes V – Work and Prayer

The Prayer Bytes last Sunday was quite successful and generated a lot of discussion. It was particularly relevant that Fr Paul’s homily spoke so eloquently about adopting Christ’s mission statement and letting your light shine, even at work. We thought that you may...

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