The Catholic Archdiocese
of Canberra and Goulburn

We invite you to encounter
Jesus, community and mission.



A Letter of Consolation

In a few days I will appear before the Royal Commission and I ask for your prayers and blessings. Please remember me so that I may be an instrument of Truth, Justice and Healing at this critical moment in our Catholic history here in Australia. Read more


Final Royal Commission Hearings Starting

Once again, I offer my sincerest apologies to those who suffer due to the criminal behaviour over many years of some among us. As Pope Francis has said recently, “It is a sin that shames us.” Read more


Welcoming Jesus in Lent

A new 2017 Lenten Program featuring filmed Gospel reflections by Archbishop Christopher Prowse. The weekly Lenten Program is a great resource for parish based groups, prayer companions, staff reflections, families and individuals. Pre-Orders now available at



Catholic Voice

On Tuesday, 7th February 2017, the Apostolic Nuncio in Australia, His Excellency Most Reverend Adolfo Tito Yllana, announced that Mrs Sue Orchison had been awarded a Papal Honour, Dame of the Order of Pope St Sylvester. Read more


Grotto art reflects life in the bush

A memorial grotto which reflects the losses of modern-day life as well as those of the past sits at the foot of the local ranges at the Bolo Farm Shrine, following its installation and blessing. 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.