Annual Chaplains Retreat 2018

The Chaplains gathered at the Marist Brothers Hermitage, Mittagong NSW for their annual retreat 11-16 November. Some 25 full-time and part-time Chaplains were present. This represents the largest number for some years. Fr Paul Stuart RAN was unfortunately absent due to commitments with the Fleet. It was the first Diocesan …

Military Chaplains’ Fundraising Dinner 2018

The Knights of the Southern Cross, Canberra Branch, hosted a very enjoyable and successful fund raising dinner for the Military Diocese on Saturday evening 24 November at the Holy Trinity Parish centre, Curtin. The guest speaker for the evening was Monsignor John Woods the current Parish Priest and Chaplain to …

Chaplain’s Retreat

The Catholic Military Chaplains around Australia gathered for their annual retreat at the Marist Hermitage Mittagong NSW over the week 5-10 November 2017. Some twenty chaplains attended with Bishop Max Davis. A number of chaplains were unable to attend due to deployment and two were undertaking initial military courses as …

Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2017

Registrations are NOW Open It is with great excitement registrations have been launched for ACYF 2017 in Sydney from 7-9 December 2017. Groups and Individuals are encouraged to register early to secure their spot at the Festival. The Australian Bishops have released a statement and short video sharing their excitement about …

Military Chaplains’ Fundraising Dinner 2017

The Knights of the Southern Cross, Canberra Branch, hosted a very enjoyable and successful fund raising dinner for the Military Diocese on Saturday evening 17 November at the Holy Trinity Parish centre, Curtin. The Diocese would like to thank the Canberra Branch for its support for the work and mission …

Anzac Day Mass 2017

A procession into the church by an Ensign Party consisting of Officer Cadets and Midshipmen from the Australian Defence Force Academy very much had the attention of the St Christopher’s Cathedral congregation as they commemorated the National Anzac Day Mass on Tuesday morning. Incorporating Mass for the Fallen by Fr …