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Brother Brian Berg pulls up stumps

Brother Brian Berg pulls up stumps

Braidwood farewelled one of its local legends last Sunday – Brother Brian Berg. After 12 years as our parish associate, Bergie decided to retire at the ridiculously young age of […]

Dominicans to depart Canberra after 60 years

Dominicans to depart Canberra after 60 years

The Dominican house in Canberra is currently home to two men – Blackfriars Parish priest Fr Mannes Tellis and Brother Francis. It’s a far cry from the mid 1960’s, when […]

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Homily: Launch of the “Year of the Holy Spirit” in the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn

  Annual pilgrimage St Mary of the Cross MacKillop Eden, Saturday, 19 August 2023 READINGS: 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (Year A) Isaiah 56/1,6-7; Romans 11/13-15, 29-32; Matthew 15/21-28) We […]

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Vocations Awareness Week

From 24 to 31 August this year, our Archdiocese will mark Vocations Awareness Week. When thinking about vocations, we often jump straight to their state of life manifestation – that […]

Safeguarding in the Archdiocese

Children are a gift from God; a gift to be treasured, a gift to be nurtured, a gift to be kept safe. The Catholic community of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn cherishes the gift of our children.

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Archdiocesan Governance

The Archbishop formed the Governance Committee to address implementation of Light from the Southern Cross in the Archdiocese. During 2021, the Committee agreed on a document to better inform Canberra-Goulburn Catholics about the Archdiocese’s role. 

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World Youth Day

World Youth Day (WYD) is an annual celebration started by Pope John Paul II as a way to inspire the youth and encourage them in living the teachings of Christ. The next WYD will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from 1-6 August 2023.

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The Year of the Holy Spirit: A time of divine guidance, renewal, and spiritual awakening. Embrace a deeper connection with faith, empowerment, and transformation in this sacred journey

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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.

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Ngunnawal people as traditional custodians of the ACT, as well as other people or families with connection to the ACT and region, who have walked upon and cared for this land for thousands of years. We acknowledge the continued deep spiritual attachment and relationship of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to this country and commit ourselves to the ongoing journey of reconciliation.