The Catholic Archdiocese
of Canberra and Goulburn

We invite you to encounter
Jesus, community and mission.



New seminarian: Lourdhu Raju Upputholla

Originally from India, Lourdhu Raju Upputholla is a new seminarian for the Archdiocese. He is the middle child of three to parents Prakash Rao and Santhamma who are involved in agricultural business in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Read more


Light to the Nations 2017

More than 1000 young people came from all parts of Australia with tents, sleeping bags and open hearts to celebrate the 30th Light to the Nations Easter Youth pilgrimage on the picturesque grounds of Bowral’s Chevalier College. Read more


The Institute for Professional Standards and Safeguarding

The Institute is responsible for the development of policy, procedures, formation and education to ensure compliance with legal, civil and Church requirements for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Read more



Euthanasia: Experts warn against following overseas experience

The practice of euthanasia and assisted suicide overseas has been a disaster, with so-called safeguards failing and doctor-assisted killing on the rise, and not just for the terminally ill, says world-renowned ethicist Professor Margaret Somerville. Read more


How green is your church… and what are the savings?

John Giacon is a Christian Brother who has been involved in promoting green action in his house and at ANU where he is an honorary lecturer, teaching Gamilaraay language. Here he explains how and why. Read more


Marian Place @ Manuka

An exciting, yet serene lifestyle awaits active, independent and discerning buyers aged 55 and over who will enjoy as much privacy as they desire, or the opportunity to immerse themselves into the Marian community. Read more


The vision and work of the Archdiocese starts and ends with the person of Jesus Christ. We invite you to encounter God's love through Jesus.


We invite you to discover, or re-discover, the Catholic faith and connect with our Church community.


From the central west and far south coast of NSW to the suburbs of Canberra, our work and community involvement is broad and far-reaching. We invite you to discover what we offer.