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  • 2021 Modern Slavery Statement issued

    The Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton has issued its 2021 Modern Slavery Statement.

    In January 2019 the Australian Government passed the Modern Slavery Act 2018 based on similar legislation in the UK. The Act requires entities based or operating in Australia, with annual consoli

    08 June, 2022 more
  • Advent Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2022

    Bishop Michael McCarthy along with Father Noel Milner will be leading the Diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land from Friday 2nd to Monday 19th December 2022.
    Places are available to join with this exciting trip and to experience many of the places where Jesus walked and we hear a

    06 May, 2022 more
  • Election Statement 2022

    The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has released its statement for the upcoming federal election. It takes the theme “Towards a Better Kind of Politics” from Pope Francis’ encyclical letter Fratelli Tutti. While not endorsing political parties, the document identifie

    06 May, 2022 more
  • Vacancy – Administration Officer-Safeguarding

    The Diocese is looking for a new Administration Office – Safeguarding to support our team.  Go to our Employment page for further details – https://rok.catholic.net.au/our-diocese/employment/

    19 April, 2022 more
  • April 2022 E-Newsletter Available

    The April edition of our e-newsletter has been released.  You can find the link below to see what is going on around our Diocese.

    Please feel free to share this with family and friends.  You can also subscribe to the newsletter direct to your inbox!

    April 2022 e-newslette

    16 April, 2022 more
  • Bishop’s Easter Message 2022

    Please find below the link to the Bishop’s Easter Message for 2022

    https://rok.catholic.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/22132-Easter-Message-2022.pdf

    16 April, 2022 more
  • Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary – 25th March

    This coming Friday, 25th March, Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and the Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and has asked bishops from all over the world to join him in this consecration on this day.

    Please join us this Friday at the 12.10pm Mass at St Joseph’s

    24 March, 2022 more
  • New Auxiliary Bishop for Brisbane

    On Tuesday 22nd February Bishop Michael with some of priest, including our SVD priests from Emerald, were at St Stephen’s Cathedral, Brisbane for the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop-elect Tim Norton SVD.

    Bishop Tim will be an Auxiliary Bishop for the Brisbane Archdiocese and wi

    23 February, 2022 more
  • February 2022 Newsletter now available

    The latest edition of the Diocesan e-newsletter, and the first for 2022, is now available.  Take a look to see what has been happening around the Diocese.

    February 2022 e-newsletter

    We would love to hear stories from your areas and help promote upcoming events.  Contact c

    23 February, 2022 more
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