Diocesan Newsletter

May 2023

  • Bishop Michael’s Letter

    I write having just returned from the Plenary meeting of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.  This is one of two gatherings each year when the Bishops from across Australia come together to discuss mat

  • Welcome to our New Priests

    Fr Samuel Okoroafor, Fr Raju Mandothparambil & Fr Kingsley Ihuoma recently arrived in our Diocese. We welcome them as they start their ministry in Australia.

  • Sisters of Mercy celebrate Diamond Jubilee

    Family, friends and Sisters of Mercy gathered on Saturday 29 April 2023 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of four members, namely Sisters Beryl Amedee, Mary Badger, Rita Connor Margaret Graves.

  • Parish News

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  • 60 years of Marist Missionary Life

    On May the first the people of Monto church community rejoiced in  celebrating 60 years of Marist Missionary Life of Sister Marie Lamerand.

  • Diocesan Festival & Launch of Pastoral Plan

    Everyone is invited to join on the Pentecost weekend!

  • Clermont Catholic Community farewells Sr Helen Archer rsj

    The Catholic Community of Clermont gathered recently to thank and farewell  Sr Helen Archer who has lived and served in their town since 1993.

  • TCC Book Drive for the Woorabinda Ministry

    The boxes were filled to the brim with delightful titles and pages of stories that contributed to the TCC Book Drive in aid of the Woorabinda Ministry.

  • St Brendan’s walk against Domestic Violence

    Last week, we celebrated Edmund Rice Feast Day with mass before the St Brendan’s College community came together to walk in unity and stand against domestic violence.

  • In Memory of Cathy Bedford

    St Patrick’s Emerald were deeply shocked and saddened and the sudden passing of Mrs. Cathy Bedford.

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