Diocesan Newsletter

August 2022

  • Letter from Bishop Michael

    The last month I have been travelling to Confirm many of our young people in places such as Marian, Walkerston, Sarina, Mackay Southern Cluster and Capricorn Coast.  It has been wonderful to be in the communities and to share in these celebrations with the Candidates and their families. 

  • Plenary Council Reflections

    Three of our delegates to the Plenary Council share their reflections.

  • In Loving Memory of Paul Worthington

    The Church at Sacred Heart Yeppoon was full as many came to mourn the passing of Paul Worthington and offer their love, support and prayer to Colette, his wife, and their daughters.

  • Parish News

    Capricorn Coast







    North Rockhampton


  • Benevolent Living Chapel Blessing

    On Wednesday, 20th July, Bishop Michael had the great pleasure of blessing the new Chapel at Benevolent Living.  The Chapel is part of the recent building upgrades at Benevolent Living.

  • A Journey of a Lifetime

    A journey of 16 thousand kilometres over the past 22 years has landed past student and 2000 College Dux of The Cathedral College (TCC), Sarah Wittig (nee Beavan) at the centre of space research and technology in the northern hemisphere.

  • Catholic schools celebrate their WHY

    Queensland’s Catholic Education Week 2022 (24-30 July) saw communities in 39 kindergartens, primary schools and colleges that comprise Catholic Education Diocese of Rockhampton (CEDR), join in statewide celebrations honouring their distinctive mission.

  • Commonwealth Games athlete reflects on teaching at St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Bundaberg

    Australian Women’s Discus Champion and three-time Commonwealth Games representative, Taryn Gollshewsky, says her work as a Physical Education teacher at St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Bundaberg, helps keep balance in her life and offers mental rest from the rigours and stress of competition at the highest level.

  • Catholic Education Message Sticks

    Catholic Education Message Stick 22nd July 2022.

    Catholic Education Message Stick 29th July 2022.

    Catholic Education Message 5th August 2022

    Catholic Education Message Stick 12th August 2022

  • In Loving Memory

    We remember in prayer our loved ones who have passed.