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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Latest News

  • December Edition of Diocesan Newsletter

    The December Edition of the Diocesan Newsletter is now available.

    You can subscribe to receive this free newsletter direct to your inbox by emailing CQCatholic@rok.catholic.net.au

    13 December, 2018 more
  • Lights of Christmas 2018

    The lights of Christmas are returning in 2018. After the success of last year’s production, which saw more than 20,000 people come along, Rockhampton is ready to do it again. Lights of Christmas Organising Committee Member, Father Bryan Hanifin said this year year’s show would be bigger and better.

    11 December, 2018 more
  • Queensland Bushfires

    The bushfires in our Diocese recently were fuelled by some extreme hot weather conditions, with temperatures reaching over 40 degrees and fires starting in locations all around our Diocese.
    Fires around Baffle Creek, Deepwater and Mt Larcom first caught media attention, but then

    07 December, 2018 more