The Catholic Archdiocese
of Canberra and Goulburn

We invite you to encounter
Jesus, community and mission.



New seminarian: Foliga Etuale

I am 26 and come from a family of eight, which includes my parents, four sisters, a brother and myself. I was born and raised a Catholic in Samoa. Read more


ANZAC Day Mass 2017

A procession into the church by an Ensign Party consisting of Officer Cadets and Midshipmen from the Australian Defence Force Academy very much had the attention of the St Christopher’s Cathedral congregation 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



Homily – April 2017

Today throughout the world we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday. I believe a perfect world struggles with Divine Mercy. Divine Mercy requires that we begin with our tragedies not our trophies. We are to begin with our tears and not our triumphs. Read more


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


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.