Year: 2023

  • Bishop’s Christmas Message 2023

    Click below to read the Bishop’s Christmas message to the Diocese for 2023

    24 December, 2023 more
  • Cathedral Conservation Appeal 2023


    View the appeal video here.

    If you would like to donate to assist our annual appeal:
    07 4887 3070 (during business hours)
    Cheque or money order made out to “St Joseph’s Cathedral Conservation Appeal”


    08 November, 2023 more
  • Synod on Synodality

    The XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, known as the “Synod on Synodality”, is underway at the Vatican. There is a large Australian contingent, along with representation from across the world.

    This is a very significant event being held during October 20

    10 October, 2023 more
  • Diocesan Ministry Appeal 2023

    You can support this special appeal for Bishop Michael to help fund a number of special ministries across our Diocese – Stella Maris Seafarers Centre, Woorabinda Ministry, Catholic Prison Ministry and the parishes of the Central West.


    Please click the image below to

    30 July, 2023 more
  • Welcome Deacon Peter Doherty

    Congratulations to Deacon Peter Doherty on his Ordination on the 20th July.  We wish Deacon Peter all the very best in his continued formation and journey.  You can find some shots from the day below, as well as the link to the streamed Mass if you weren’t able to join live on

    25 July, 2023 more
  • Diaconate Ordination – Peter Doherty

    Thursday, 20th July our Seminarian, Peter Doherty, will be ordained to the transitional diaconate. All are welcome to join this celebration.  For those who cannot join us in person, you can watch the celebration live (or later) from our YouTube channel –

    11 July, 2023 more
  • Diocesan CCR Conference 2023

    The annual Diocesan Catholic Charismatic Renewal  (CCR) Conference this year will be an Inner Healing Retreat with Fr Roni George VC.  It will be held at Emmaus College, Rockhampton from the 11th to 13th August.

    The inner healing retreat is a Holy Spirit infused weekend, gui

    10 July, 2023 more
  • 2022 Modern Slavery Statement published

    We are delighted to share the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton’s second Modern Slavery Statement, reaffirming our commitment to combatting and eradicating modern slavery in all its forms. This statement serves as a testament to our dedication to upholding human dignity, social jus

    06 July, 2023 more
  • Diocesan Pastoral Plan Launched

    The new Diocesan Pastoral Plan was launched on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th May at an engaging festival that brought together priests, religious brothers and sisters, lay people, and many others from agencies, schools and parishes across our diocese.

    At the festival, hosted b

    19 June, 2023 more
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