Diocesan Newsletter

May 2021

  • Bishop Michael’s Letter

    Welcome to the May edition of the Bishop’s electronic newsletter to the Diocese.

  • Pentecost Ecumenical Service

    Welcoming everyone present to the Cathedral Bishop Michael said the Day of Pentecost was a fitting day for the churches of Rockhampton to gather in an ecumenical way as they mirrored the Church at its beginning when the disciples gathered in one accord in the upper room awaiting the Holy Spirit.

  • Sisters of Mercy Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

    Family, friends and Sisters of Mercy gathered on Saturday 1 May 2021 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of four members, namely Sisters Mary Madonna Watts, Bernadette Mary Reece, Lila Galvin and Mary Della.

  • Parish News

    Parishes in this Edition:
    North Rockhampton


  • Announcement: New Vicar General

    Bishop Michael has appointed a new Vicar General for the Diocese of Rockhampton.

  • Announcement: Ordination of Ashwin Acharya

    Bishop Michael has released a special announcement on the Ordination to the Priesthood of Deacon Ashwin Acharya.

  • Catholic School students to the fore at Beef Australia 2021

    The students from The Cathedral College and St Paul’s Gracemere made and had a wonderful show at the recent Beef 2021 in Rockhampton.

  • Our Diocese and the 54th Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

    “Prayer is at the very heart of the ecumenical journey”

    – Benedict XVI
    This week is the 54th Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

    There will be an ecumenical gathering of churches at St Joseph’s Cathedr

  • Emmaus Students win Awards

    Adelaide Lapere and Georgia Hood, two 2020 graduating students of Emmaus College, were successful in receiving Queensland Government Awards.

  • New Manager in Bookstore

    It is with pleasure that I introduce myself as the new Part time Manager of the St Josephs Cathedral Gift and Bookstore and I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the wonderful welcome I have rece

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