The Catholic Archdiocese
of Canberra and Goulburn

We invite you to encounter
Jesus, community and mission.


Latest Archdiocesan COVID-19 Protocols (24 July 2020)


Vocations – “Do Something”

In these days we are focussing our prayers for an increase of vocations to the priesthood and religious life. This is such a vital area for the life of the […]


Vocations Week

DISCERNING A VOCATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD / RELIGIOUS LIFE What is offered here is a prayer discernment exercise. Over seven moments there is a scripture text with a key question […]


“God Has Big Plans for Me”

L-R: Jon Howes and Jason Howes Jason Howes, the 2020 recipient of the Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Personal Achievement Award, attributes his achievements to “how powerful God is”. […]


Choirs urged to be cautious over COVID-19

The group that advises the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference on liturgical music has urged parishes and dioceses to review local health and government advice when deciding on the return of […]


The Gift of our Children

New Website: 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. >> Read more


The return to our Eucharistic home

COVID-19 restrictions on the numbers allowed at Mass are slowly being relaxed. Thanks be to God!

We continue patiently to pray for this terrible pandemic to cease in all its extensive and serious consequences. We pray for all those impacted in the world, especially in the health and economic areas of human endeavour.


ACT government responds to church plea and boosts Mass numbers to 100

‘COME back to Mass’ – that is the message to Catholics across the Archdiocese after the ACT government today announced 100 people could attend Mass from next weekend.


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.