The Catholic Archdiocese
of Canberra and Goulburn

We invite you to encounter
Jesus, community and mission.




Hildegard: Silence Solitude Music Beauty

Sung Vespers: Sunday 23 October at 6.30pm St Christopher’s Cathedral, Manuka What is Vespers at the Cathedral? Vespers consists of chanted psalms, the Magnificat (song of Mary), short readings and […]



Ecumenism: Anglican and Roman Catholic Dialogue from a recent Canterbury and Rome October pilgrimage

JOINT LETTER by Archbishop Christopher Prowse (Catholic Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn) and Bishop John Parkes (Anglican Bishop of Wangaratta)   Representing the Anglican and Roman Catholic communities of Australia, […]


Archbishop's WYD 2016 Catechesis teachings available

World Youth Day 2016 is over but the experience lives on through the stories of those who went. The teachings from Archbishop Christopher Prowse in Krakow presented at the local Catechesis sessions have been made available and can be viewed on the WYD blog.




National Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Families

Scripture and the Church’s history give us many examples of the great impact when a whole community undertakes prayer and fasting together. Join us for a month of prayer and […]



Man Overboard – November 4

Man overboard is a monthly event run at the Archbishop’s house for young men curious about the call to priesthood. The Friday evening event allows men to investigate the call, ask […]


The Institute for Professional Standards and Safeguarding

The Institute for Professional Standards and Safeguarding (IPSS) seeks to facilitate strong, supportive and right relationships for all the people of the Archdiocese.


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.