The Catholic Archdiocese
of Canberra and Goulburn

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Catholic Voice News


Msgr Woods announced the 2022 Raiders Life Member Inductee

L to R: Dean Lance, Msgr John Woods and Mal Meninga in the early days at Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan. Both Dean and Mal are former Captains of the Raiders.  In […]


From bishops to students – many mourn Queen at National Service

Good Shepherd Primary School in Amaroo staff and students attend the National Memorial Service for Queen Elizabeth II at Parliament House Politicians, ambassadors, church leaders, school students and other guests […]


Mourners pray for soul of Queen at funeral in Westminster Abbey

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II took place on Monday at London’s Westminster Abbey with 2,000 guests attending the ceremonial […]


New service for pregnant women

Directors of the First Steps Pregnancy Support organistaion (from left) Laura Lamerton, Dr Sarah Jensen and Dr Ingrid Kensey. A new organisation will ensure pregnant women can access the vital […]


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.