Welcome from the Bishop

Thank you for visiting the website for the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton. The faithful of our Diocese stretch across the coastal beaches to the dry, far west of Queensland and cover regional cities, small towns, farming, business, mining, tourism and so much more. I trust this website will give you a glimpse of our Diocese, help you connect with a local church or event, find out about us and our work, and grow in your faith.

Most Rev Michael McCarthy
Bishop of Rockhampton

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  • Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations release ‘The Sydney Statement’

    On the 11 March 2021, in the presence of political, civic, faith, interfaith and educational leaders, youth and students, Youth PoWR (Parliament of the World’s Religions) officially launched The Sydney Statement at the Sydney Town Hall. This is a new interfaith charter for “Building Bridges …

    06 December, 2021 more
  • Fraternal Cooperation Encouraged for International Day of Human Fraternity

    Bishops Commission for Christian Unity and Inter-religious Dialogue encourages fraternal cooperation in observance of International Day of Human Fraternity commemorating the signing of a landmark document, Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together, by the Pope and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar.

    30 November, 2021 more
  • Invitation for Signs of the Times Online Launch

    The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission of the Archdiocese of Brisbane have worked together over the past year to create Signs of the Times, a theological framework for creating a ‘Culture of Encounter’.

    This ‘culture

    25 November, 2021 more