The Catholic Archdiocese
of Canberra and Goulburn

We invite you to encounter
Jesus, community and mission.


Latest Archdiocesan COVID-19 Protocols (Updated 4 December 2020)


Goulburn’s Sts Peter and Paul’s Cathedral restoration ramps up

MAJOR PROJECT: Saint Peter and Paul’s Cathedral ‘Restoration 2020’ committee members (front) Denis Connor, Pamela Pappin, Di Green, Trish Groves and Vicar General, Father Tony Percy. Rear: Brian Watchirs, Stuart […]


Pray, hope and don’t worry

As 2020 draws to a close and we can begin to look at it in hindsight, you might be forgiven for wondering whether we unwittingly strayed into the Twilight Zone. […]


Archbishop Christopher’s 2020 Christmas Message

Bethlehem hope; snapshots of 2020/21 Hope is one of our fundamental three theological virtues – Faith, HOPE and love. This means it is God’s gift to us. It also requires […]


Students share their ‘Christmas Wish’

Catholic Students from across the Archdiocese share with the Catholic Voice their Christmas Wish for 2020. I wish for Christmas that all the people in the world have water to […]


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


Catholic Voice: All the latest Archdiocesan News

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Canberra Catholic Bookshop

The Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn has operated the Canberra Catholic Bookshop since September 1992. Over 10,000 books are on the shelves, obtained from over 2000 Australian book distributors, as well as a wide range of piety goods, from icons to candles to sacramental gifts.


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.

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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.