MOVING CELEBRATION FOR ADELAIDE’S NEW SHEPHERD

Adelaide’s new Archbishop Patrick O’Regan was installed in a near empty St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Adelaide on 25th May 2020, but the occasion was full of beauty, grace and emotion as the former Bishop of Sale and Priest of the Diocese of Bathurst committed...

REOPENING OF CHURCHES – STAGE THREE: FROM 1ST JULY 2020

Numbers in Churches are now guided by the 4 sq. metre rule. The Assumption Church opens for private prayer between 9am and 3pm from Monday to Friday each week, and 9.00am to 11.00am on Saturdays and Sundays. The church will be set up accordingly to meet the social...

BISHOPS CALL FOR A LIFT ON RESTRICTIONS

Dear Premier Berejiklian As Catholics in New South Wales and across Australia, we would like to express our gratitude for the leadership of the government during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been praying for our leaders during this time, as well as our health...

BISHOPS TO ENTRUST AUSTRALIA TO MARY HELP OF CHRISTIANS

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect Australians’ lives, including their worship, the Catholic bishops will entrust the country to the care of Mary Help of Christians on her feast day next week. In a message issued today as “A word of encouragement to the...

REOPENING OF CHURCHES – STAGE ONE

With the NSW Government lessening the Covid-19 restrictions we are now able to reopen our Churches for: Mass and Private Prayer for gatherings of 10 worshippers Funerals for gatherings of 20 worshippers (30 worshippers for Graveside Funerals) Weddings for gatherings...