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  • 2021 Modern Slavery Statement issued

    The Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton has issued its 2021 Modern Slavery Statement.

    In January 2019 the Australian Government passed the Modern Slavery Act 2018 based on similar legislation in the UK. The Act requires entities based or operating in Australia, with annual consoli

    08 June, 2022 more
  • New Auxiliary Bishop for Brisbane

    On Tuesday 22nd February Bishop Michael with some of priest, including our SVD priests from Emerald, were at St Stephen’s Cathedral, Brisbane for the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop-elect Tim Norton SVD.

    Bishop Tim will be an Auxiliary Bishop for the Brisbane Archdiocese and wi

    23 February, 2022 more
  • February 2022 Newsletter now available

    The latest edition of the Diocesan e-newsletter, and the first for 2022, is now available.  Take a look to see what has been happening around the Diocese.

    February 2022 e-newsletter

    We would love to hear stories from your areas and help promote upcoming events.  Contact c

    23 February, 2022 more
  • Bishop’s Christmas Message

    Please click on the link to access the Bishop’s message:

    Christmas Message 2021

    23 December, 2021 more
  • Implementation of COVID-19 Risk Management Measures for volunteers

    The Diocese has been considering how best to ensure the safety of its volunteers upon the imminent reopening of Queensland’s borders. As I am sure you would be aware, the Diocese has obligations under workplace health and safety legislation and duty of care to provide safe work

    09 December, 2021 more
  • National Centre for Evangelisation’s December Newsletter Released

    The Bridge is one of the primary resources of the National Centre for Evangelisation, an agency of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. It seeks to serve those who are striving to share their Catholic faith. Published electronically every two months, it will provide stories of inspiration and faith formation. It will keep you up-to-date with Catholic events and resources.

    08 December, 2021 more
  • National Council of Churches Pray for Myanmar

    Last Sunday, Advent Sunday, was a Day of Prayer for Myanmar. At the compassionate initiative of Pax Christie, and supported by the NCCA and other Christian traditions, more than 125 gathered for an online time of reflection and prayer for Myanmar. 

    07 December, 2021 more
  • 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
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