Diocesan Newsletter

March 2023

  • Bishop Michael’s Letter

    During the past month I have been travelling around the Diocese and celebrating special events with the various communities, installation of Pastors in their new appointments and the celebration of significant anniversaries in our parishes.

  • Long Service Recognition

    Long-serving staff, including volunteer Catechists, have been recognized for their commitment and service to Catholic Education at Opening School Year Masses and parish liturgies celebrated recently.

  • Rite of Election

    On Saturday 25 February 2023, Bishop Michael McCarthy presided at the Vigil Mass at St Joseph’s Cathedral during which the Rite of Election was celebrated.

  • Parish News

    Capricorn Coast

  • Bundaberg Parishioners attend the Divine Renovation Conference

    Bundaberg Parish was pleased to have four parishioners attend the Divine Renovation Australia Conference hosted by St. Declan’s Parish, Penshurst, Sydney.

  • “God’s Grandeur” …a sabbatical glimpse

    I was grateful to have time in the UK for study and professional development. It was a period of renewal, reflection, and spiritual accompaniment. There were many challenges, surprises, and opportunities which I continue to reflect upon and journey with and will for a long time into the future.

  • #EmpowerU Day

    St Ursula’s Year 8 students took part in the College’s inaugural #EmpowerU Day on Thursday, as part of International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrations.

  • St Brendan’s College enters into Lent

    In staying true to our touchstones and honouring the period of Lent, we as a community stand in solidarity with the world’s most vulnerable communities, to help end poverty, promote justice, and uphold dignity. 

  • Catholic Education Update

    Catholic Education Message Stick 16th February 2023

    Catholic Education Message Stick 24th February 2023

    Catholic Education Message Stick 3rd March 2023

    Catholic Education Message Stick 10th March 2023

  • In Loving Memory

    We remember in prayer our loved ones who have died.