The Catholic Archdiocese
of Canberra and Goulburn

We invite you to encounter
Jesus, community and mission.


Catholic Voice News


Canberrans stand in solidarity with Christianity’s modern-day martyrs

Joining Christians worldwide commemorating Red Wednesday, St. Christophers Cathedral in Canberra was bathed in red light, witnessing to the thousands of martyrs who have losted their lives for their faith. […]


Founding MGL Moderator steps down after 36 years

From Left: Fr Stephen Fletcher and Fr Ken Barker The Missionaries of God’s Love (MGL) priests and brothers announced the election of Fr Stephen Fletcher, MGL, as their new Moderator. […]


Sunday Mass obligation set to resume

For Catholics in the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, Sunday Mass will become obligatory once again after a general dispensation was granted at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]


Coastal parishes unite in joy-filled celebration

Fr Pale Leota’s Samoan/Australian family members, who are now living in Melbourne, were up for a few days to share their culture and faith. From Left: Tina, Francine Jnr, Antonio, […]


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.


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. The document asked and answered questions such as: Who we are; What we do and why; and How we are governed in the Archdiocese and parishes

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2022 - 2023 The Year of Walking Together

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.