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  • His Eminence Cardinal Peter Turkson Sent Greetings for This Sunday’s 3 PM Digital Event

    Bishop Michael has sent a special Christmas message to all the Catholic Education staff of the Diocese

    05 December, 2020 more
  • Bishop Michael send a 2020 Christmas Greeting to Catholic Education Staff

    Bishop Michael has sent a special Christmas message to all the Catholic Education staff of the Diocese

    03 December, 2020 more
  • Rockhampton Diocese Welcomes New Plenary Council Format and New Delegate

    The Plenary Council has announced its new, multi-model, format for the Assembly in October 2021.

    03 December, 2020 more
  • Bishop Michael McCarthy Releases Letter to the Diocese on Sr. Dolores Donnelly rsm

    On October 22nd Bishop Michael placed the issue of the voluntary assisted dying before the Diocese before the Queensland State Election.

    13 November, 2020 more
  • Bishop Michael McCarthy Releases Pastoral Letter on Voluntary Assisted Dying

    On October 22nd Bishop Michael placed the issue of the voluntary assisted dying before the Diocese before the Queensland State Election.

    02 November, 2020 more
  • Bishop Michael McCarthy Releases Pastoral Letter on Sanctity of Life Sunday

    The issue of the Sanctity of Life is close to our Bishop’s heart. On Sunday the 4th of October placed the issue of the Sanctity of Life before the Diocese again.

    In reinforcement of Sanctity of Life Sunday, Bishop Michael McCarthy has released a pastoral letter to all the faithful in the Diocese.

    12 October, 2020 more
  • Dying Peacefully – No Euthanasia

    Sunday, 11 October, Parishes across Queensland will be observing ‘Dying Peacefully – No Euthanasia’ Sunday, outlining the churches ‘Care First’ approach of support for palliative care services, as opposed to the introduction of so called ‘voluntary assisted dying’ (

    11 October, 2020 more
  • Queensland Bishop’s Release Statement in lead up to Election

    The Catholic Bishops of Queensland have launched a State Election Statement, with leadership from both parties in attendance, calling on Catholics to consider Catholic Social Teachings as they prepare to vote on October 31.

    “We have no monopoly on truth, but we offer these ref

    08 September, 2020 more
  • Catholic leaders publish church governance report

     

    The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia have today published an
    “important and substantial” document on the review of diocesan and parish governance and
    management in Australia.

    The review was recommended by the Royal Com

    24 August, 2020 more
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