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...

20 March 2020 To the Pastors and People of the Diocese of Bathurst Dear Friends in Christ, Every day, there are new developments in slowing the spread of Covid19. Only a short time after my last announcement, I regret that we shall have to make another change, based...

SRE LESSONS IN A LEARNING FROM HOME MODE

As you may be aware because of the current circumstances there will be no face-face SRE lessons taught in the Public Schools this term. SRE will con;nue in a Learning from Home model. Curriculum makers have provided online content that can be accessed by parents and...