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.

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.

Catholic Mission

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.