Diocesan Newsletter

June 2022

  • Reflection on Amoris Laetitia, Chapter 8

        As a parish priest, I find it reassuring that complexity in people’s lives is so well recognised by Pope Francis. As we all know, life is never certain or perfect.

  • Laudato Si’ Activities in Rockhampton Schools

    St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Park Avenue presented its second annual Laudato Si’ Expo on May 19 combining environmental education and sustainability promotion.

  • CatholicCare is the new name for CentacareCQ

    The time has finally come and we would like to formally reintroduce ourselves to you as CatholicCare Central Queensland.

    As your trusted, local community service agency providing good works as an extensi

  • Parish News











    Confirmations at Mackay


  • In Loving Memory

    We ask you to remember in your prayers those who have died recently.  May they enter into the fullness of God’s life and love.
    Merv McGrane, Annette Sutton, Roslyn Lythall, Valma Burridge, Norma Br

  • Catholic Education Message Stick Newsletters

    Catholic Education Message Stick 20th May 2022

    Catholic Education Message Stick 27th May 2022

    Catholic Education Message Stick 3rd June 2022

  • Bishop Michael’s Letter

    Confirmations have been celebrated right across the diocese in the past month. Our prayers are with all those recently confirmed.

  • Fr Stephen’s Police Service honoured

    Father Stephen Hanly was presented on Thursday 26th May with a 10-year badge and Certificate of Service for 10 years’ service by Deputy Commissioner Paul Taylor.

  • Catherine McAuley College Blessing and Opening

    Glorious autumn weather greeted attendees at the Blessing and Official Opening of Catherine McAuley College, Mackay’s newest Catholic secondary school, on Friday 27 May. 

  • Reconciliation Week in our Catholic Schools

    The deeply meaningful and respectful events and activities held during this special time reflected an authentic commitment to achieving Reconciliation for the benefit of all Australians.

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