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Catholic Church has begun work on Royal Commission recommendations – AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE

Posted June 14, 2018
Statement from Australian Catholic Bishops Conference president Archbishop Mark Coleridge The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference welcomes the Turnbull Government’s response today to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, including measures to standardise approaches to child safety and research to help prevent child sexual abuse in the future. The Catholic Church has… View Article

St. Paul’s Church at Glenreagh Destroyed by Fire

Posted June 1, 2018
Police are investigating a suspicious church fire at Glenreagh on Sunday morning 27th May. Fire fighters arrived just after 5am to find the St Paul’s Catholic Church in Boundary Street fully engulfed in flames. Glenreagh Rural Fire Service were assisted by Hazmat and Fire And Rescue NSW crews from Coffs Harbour. A crime scene was… View Article

Celebrate Life – The Life You’re Living

Posted May 10, 2018
An opportunity to gather as a community of local Parish Schools in the Year of Youth. International singer/songwriter, Jesse Manibusan, will surprise, enthuse and challenge all participants through an engaging presentation, with music, catechesis, comedy, and story to connect faith with the lives of young people. This Year of Youth initiative is for ALL Year… View Article

Appointments Announced

Posted May 2, 2018
Appointments Announced by Bishop Greg Homeming Vicar General Fr. Paul Gooley College of Consultors Fr. Frank Devoy, Fr. Peter Slack, Fr. Paul McDonald, Fr. Paul Gooley, Fr. Max Gow, Fr. Anthony Lemon Council of Priests Fr Paul Gooley, Fr. Paul McDonald, Fr. Frank Devoy, Fr. Shelwyn  Fernandez, Fr Peter Slack, Fr. Peter Padsungay Vocations Committee
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The Bishop’s Easter Message

Posted March 28, 2018
I wish you a happy and blessed Easter. The Easter season runs from Easter Sunday until Pentecost Sunday, making it the longest special season in the Church’s year. This is not simply because Jesus remained on earth for 40 days before ascending into heaven. There is also a profound spiritual reason for this. The Sunday… View Article