The Catholic Archdiocese
of Canberra and Goulburn

We invite you to encounter
Jesus, community and mission.


Catholic Voice News


President gives opening address to second council assembly

At the Council’s opening session on Monday morning, the Members of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia were invited to carry “a deep consciousness of who we are” as the […]


Tim Fischer Oration to go ahead in 2022

Tim Fischer AC (3 May 1946 – 22 August 2019) After being postponed in 2021 due to COVID, the Tim Fischer Oration will take place 18 August 2022. Tickets now […]


50 years of keeping the flame alive in protecting human life

From left: ACT Right to Life President Bev Cains with Vicki Dunne Politicians, clergy, university students, mums, dads and retirees packed the 50th anniversary celebration of ACT’s Right to Life […]


More churches targeted during spate of break-ins

South Belconnen parish priest, Fr Simon Falk Amid a spate of incidents over recent months, Blackfriars Holy Rosary parish in Canberra’s north is the latest to experience a break-in of […]


The Gift of our Children

Professional Standards and Safeguarding
The Archdiocese has developed a series of support documents to assist each Parish and faith community in implementing the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Policy.


Archbishop's Easter Message

It recent years it seems that our annual celebration of Easter accompanies some societal calamity.
There has been bushfires, then the covid pandemic, and now the Russian-Ukraine conflict.

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2023 Bishops' Synod Submissions from our Archdiocese

This Report and these submissions will form the basis of the Archdiocesan Synthesis which Archbishop Prowse will present to the Bishops’ Conference after 1 May 2022.

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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.