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.

Caritas Australia

Caritas Australia works hand in hand with the most marginalised communities in Australia and overseas, to confront the challenges of poverty. Through locally-led programs, we work with all people, with shared hope and compassion, towards a world where all can thrive and reach their full potential. 

Mass For You At Home

While public Masses are suspended during the current lockdown, there are a number of options to watch Mass online. An option on television and online is Mass for You at Home.

Social Justice Statement 2021-22

‘Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor’
the Australian Catholic Bishops
Social Justice Statement 2021-22
is now available. 

“The signs of the times are clear –
we know that we human beings
need a change of
heart, mind, and behaviour.”

Pastoral Letter for Hope Sunday

Bishop Mark Edwards OMI has issued a Pastoral Letter on the matter of Voluntary Assisted Dying. Read the full letter here.