Media Releases

Funeral Arrangements for the late Father Bernard Kenny

Posted June 20, 2017
Father Bernard (Bernie) Kenny, a much respected and loved senior priest of the Diocese will be farewelled at Port Macquarie on Friday the 23rd. June The Concelebrated Requiem Mass for the repose of his soul will be concelebrated by Bishop Homeming, priests of the Diocese and visiting clergy at 10am at St. Agnes’ Church, Port… View Article

900 Mattresses for Flood Victims

Posted May 29, 2017
In response to the recent North Coast floods the Bishop of Lismore, the Most Reverend Gregory Homeming, established an appeal to raise funds to purchase a new mattress for all those who lost theirs in the flood. To date there have been requests for over 900 mattresses. Of these 820 have been delivered, the remainder… View Article

Recent Appointments made by Bishop Greg Homeming

Posted May 3, 2017
Mullumbimby Parish Deacon Chris Wallace has been appointed to the office of parish Pastoral Minister of St. John’s Parish Mullumbimby. Father Paul McDonald has been appointed Moderator to work with Deacon Chris Wallace. Bellingen Parish Father Joseph Holloway has been appointed to the ecclesiastical office of parochial Administrator of the Parish of St. Mary’s, Bellingen.

Bishop’s Easter Message

Posted April 11, 2017
The Most Reverend Gregory Homeming – Bishop of Lismore OCD – Easter Message 2017  

Pope Francis appoints Fr Ken Howell an Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane

Posted March 29, 2017
Bishop elect Fr Ken Howell  The Holy Father has appointed Fr Kenneth Michael Howell as an Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Brisbane. The announcement was made at noon Rome time today. The Auxiliary Bishop-Elect will serve alongside Archbishop of Brisbane, Mark Coleridge. On behalf of the Australian Bishops, Archbishop Denis Hart welcomed the appointment, “Father… View Article