Year: 2018

  • Appointment of new Professional Standards & Safeguarding Manager

    The Diocese is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Professional Standards & Safeguarding Manager, Ms Judy Pidcock, commencing 21st January 2019.  Judy will bring with her an extensive background in training and community education, experience in driving legislative

    20 December, 2018 more
  • Appointment of Pastoral Projects Officer

    The Diocese is pleased to advise that Ms Joy Philippi has been engaged by the Diocese on a 12-month contract in the role of Pastoral Projects Officer. The purpose of this short-term role is to assist the Bishop in the support and management of his pastoral and evangelisation init

    20 December, 2018 more
  • New role for Daniel Donnini

    We are proud to announce that the Diocese’s current Professional Standards & Safeguarding Manager, Daniel Donnini, has been appointed to the role of Director of Safeguarding with Catholic Professional Standards Limited, commencing 14th January 2019. This is a significant rol

    20 December, 2018 more
  • December Edition of Diocesan Newsletter

    The December Edition of the Diocesan Newsletter is now available.

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    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
  • November Edition of Diocesan Newsletter

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    22 November, 2018 more
  • Diocesan History Group

    The newly formed Diocesan History Group has initiated a project to collect photographs, publishes stories and family histories of the early days of parishes in the Diocese.

    22 November, 2018 more
  • Plenary Council Update – Edition 7

    The Church is being reminded by Pope Francis of the insight of the Second Vatican Council, that the fundamental sacarament is baptism.

    15 November, 2018 more
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