Diocesan Newsletter

May 2022

  • Bishop Michael’s Letter

    The trip west was a fantastic opportunity to connect once again with all the small communities from Alpha to Jericho through to Aramac, Muttaburra, Ilfracombe, Jundah and Isisford. These small communities get Mass occasionally, from once a month, to once every couple of months, to once a year depending on circumstances. Yet, in each of these communities the faith is alive.

  • Parish Administration In-service at the Haven

    Parish secretaries and managers from around the Diocese came together at the The Haven, Emu Park from 3rd to 5th May for a Parish Administration Inservice. A range of topics were covered over the course of the Inservice, including sacramental preparation, catechesis, canon law matters, and clergy life & ministry. 

  • Sisters of Mercy celebrate Jubilees


    Family, friends and Sisters of Mercy gathered on Saturday 30 April 2022 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of three members, namely Sisters Marlene Fitzgibbons (Rockhampton), Mary Marise Casey (North Mackay) and Grace Bartolo (Emu Park) and the Silver Jubilee of Sr Kerry-Ann Sullivan (North Mackay). Sr Anne Keim (Community Leader – North – Qld) formally welcomed guests to the luncheon at the Rockhampton Leagues.

  • Parish News

    Bundaberg Parish

    Capricorn Coast Parish

    Cathedral Parish

    Central West Parishes

    Emerald Parish

    Gladstone Parish

    Mackay Parishes

  • Beatification of Pauline Jaricot in Lyon, France on 22 May 2022

    Pauline was the founder of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith in 1822, the first of the pontifical mission societies. 

  • Catholic Identity Gathering

    In one of Catholic Education’s first face to face gatherings since the start of the pandemic, invited staff from Catholic schools and colleges throughout the diocese came together for the 2022 Catholic Identity Gathering held in Rockhampton last week.

  • Amoris Laetitia: Chapter 7 Towards a Better Education of Children

    ‘Amanat’, an Urdu word, is something very precious given to a faithful person to keep safe. Such is the blessing, privilege, and holy responsibility in receiving the gift of a child from God!

  • In Loving Memory

    We remember in love and prayer those who have died.

  • CentacareCQ will soon have a new name…

    The team at CentacareCQ are excited to announce that we will soon have a brand new name and fresh new look.

  • Heritage Award for St Anne’s School, Sarina

    St Anne’s Catholic Primary School, Sarina has earned a coveted Gold Award at the Mackay Regional Council Heritage Awards held recently.

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