Lenten Pastoral Message 2023
Bishop Michael has issued a message to the people of the Diocese for Lent 2023. You can find his message here, along with the message of the Holy Father referred to in the Bishop Michael’s letter.
Lenten Pastoral Message 202322 February, 2023 more
FCBCO Assembly Comes To An End
As the FCBCO assembly in Suva, Fiji comes to an end, the Bishops have taken time to reflect on the work they have done this week and determine priorities for the organisation moving forward.
Visit our News page for previous post12 February, 2023 more
Day 4 of the Oceania Assembly
Day 4 of the Assembly saw a listening for the voice – of the Holy Spirit guiding, the assembly gathered and the people of the region.
Visit our News page for previous posts about the assembly.11 February, 2023 more
Day 3 of the Oceania Assembly
Tuesday’s gathering (day 3) of the Oceania assembly was focussed on living the church in the world of today in our complex situations, evangelisation and the path of synodality. Our Diocese has been on this journey for some time through our listening at regional assemblies, then08 February, 2023 more
Day 2 of the Oceania Bishops Assembly
Yesterday Bishop Michael along with all the assembly delegates travelled out to meet the local people and see first hand some of the issues they are facing in their local environment. You can watch the summary video below.
Visit07 February, 2023 more
Opening of Oceania Bishops Assembly
Assembly participants, including our own Bishop Michael, joined at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Suva for the opening of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania assembly. A traditional Fijian welcoming ceremony followed the Mass and the assembled commenced Sunday06 February, 2023 more
Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania
Bishop Michael is inviting the people of the Diocese to join with him as part of the gathering of The Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania, which he is currently attending on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops.
Please see Bishop Michael’s letter, which01 February, 2023 more
Death of Cardinal George Pell
Cardinal George Pell died in Rome in the early hours of the morning of Wednesday, 11th January following complications from surgery. You can find below the link to the statement from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.
Statement on the death of Cardinal George Pell12 January, 2023 more
Bishop’s 2022 Christmas Message
Bishop Michael has issued his 2022 Christmas message for the people of the Diocese. You can read the Bishop’s message here:
Bishop’s 2022 Christmas Message19 December, 2022 more