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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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POSITION AVAILABLE – CATHEDRAL SHOP MANAGER(S)

After years of dedicated service as managers of the Cathedral Shop, Dom and Judy Chircop will be resigning at the end of June. We give thanks to Dom and Judy for the generous gift of their time and expertise to this ministry.   They have ensured that the Shop is an...

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