This Lent, Bishop Edwards invites you to experience the mercy and tenderness of God through the beautiful Sacrament of Penance.
Message of the Holy Father for Lent 2023
Message of the Holy Father for Lent 2023:
Lenten Penance and the Synodal Journey
Diocese of Bathurst Flood Appeal
Bathurst Bishop Michael McKenna has launched an appeal for people and communities in Central West New South Wales who have been devastated by recent floods.
“If you want to go far, go together” – Bishop Edwards’ Pastoral Letter
Lifting the Exemption: The diocese did not require us to attend Church during the pandemic as an extraordinary measure and for our safety and wellbeing. This exemption will no longer apply.
“See you in August 2023!”: DWW Itinerary for World Youth Day Lisbon 2023
The itinerary for the Wagga Wagga Diocese WYD2023 Pilgrimage is now available.
Diocesan Protocols – Effective Friday 14th October 2022
The Diocese of Wagga Wagga returns to normal pre-Covid practices.
Floods in Pakistan – Caritas Australia Appeal
The unprecedented floods have left a trail of destruction in Pakistan, causing many to suffer the loss of their homes, livelihoods, and belongings.
Over 33 million people have been affected, and over a thousand have died.
Out of 160 districts in the country, 116 have declared a state of emergency.
Synod on Synodality – the Australian Synthesis
The Australian synthesis draws from the local diocesan consultations that took places between October 2021 and March 2022, after which diocesan reports were prepared. Countries around the world are producing national syntheses that will assist the Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops in its ongoing work to prepare the international gathering in Rome in October 2023.
Plenary Council Decrees
During the second general assembly, more than 35 motions were put to a consultative and a deliberative vote. Those motions that received a qualified majority in the deliberative vote were passed by the Plenary Council. They were confirmed as the decrees of the Plenary Council.
As the Pope’s international mission agency, we respond to the call to love God and to love our neighbour by forming individuals and communities as missionary disciples of Jesus who share their faith in action and through prayer. We share in God’s mission to reach out, give life by sharing our personal and financial resources to: – proclaim the Gospel, – serve people in need, – act for peace, justice and creation; In partnership with local churches, so that all may have life in Christ.
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