The Catholic Archdiocese
of Canberra and Goulburn

We invite you to encounter
Jesus, community and mission.




A Day of Prayer for Peace

Tuesday 20 September 2016 Pope Francis has called for a ‘Day of Prayer for Peace’ on Tuesday 20 September 2016. The theme of the day is ‘Thirst for peace: faiths and cultures […]



Archbishop appointed Apostolic Administrator of the Wagga Wagga Diocese

13th September 2016  The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed me as Apostolic Administrator of the Wagga Wagga Diocese. This is in addition to my responsibility as Archbishop of the […]


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.




Explosion Youth Conference

27 – 30 September St Francis Xavier College, Florey. Explosion Youth Conference is open to all high school aged young people from around the Archdiocese and beyond. Participants will have […]



My Family My Faith – This year’s 3rd issue

The third edition of My Family My Faith is out for 2016. This issue, continuing the newly refurbished layout and feel of the magazine, covers topics such as Praying Twice […]


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.