Talk to us

CathNews, the most frequently visited Catholic website in Australia, is your daily news service featuring Catholics and Catholicism from home and around the world, Mass on Demand and on line, prayer, meditation, reflections, opinion, and reviews. And, what's more - it's free!

Art In The Dioceses

Icons series highlights family focus of the Catholic faith

The Sts Peter and Paul’s Old Cathedral in Goulburn has unveiled a new collection of icons known as the “Way of the Family” ahead of its inaugural fundraising gala. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Formation In The Dioceses

New document on formation ‘for all Catholics, not just select few’

A new document aims to foster the faith of all people of God in the Archdiocese of Adelaide. Source: The Southern Cross. 

In The Dioceses

Priest keeps op shop doors open for people who lost everything in bushfires

With bushfires burning in Queensland, Toowoomba Diocese priest Fr Jack MacGinley is keeping his local op shop in Tara open with a sign out front: “Goods all free, clothes all free, help yourself”. Source: The Catholic Leader.

In The Dioceses Women

‘Older sisters’ to mentor and support young Catholic women

A new pilot mentoring program aims to ensure young Catholic women of the Sydney Archdiocese will have an “older sister” to lean on and learn from. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

In The Dioceses Synodality

Local Synod ‘a model for engagement, discernment and decision-making’

Parramatta Diocese concluded its inaugural Synod on Sunday, an event that brought together 280 faithful from across Western Sydney, the Blue Mountains and beyond to discuss the future of the local Church.

In The Dioceses Synodality

Perth hosts formation day ahead of archdiocesan assembly

Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB has asked Perth’s Catholics how they can strengthen and deepen their identity as a Christian community. Source: The eRecord.

Ecology In The Dioceses

Archdiocese marks ecumenical Season of Creation 

Canberra-Goulburn Archdiocese marked the ecumenical Season of Creation with an inaugural “integral ecology” online pilgrimage. Source: Catholic Voice.

In The Dioceses

Church responds to vandalism with prayers for forgiveness and healing

A church in Sydney’s south-west has responded to the defacing of its Marian statue with prayers for forgiveness and healing. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

In The Dioceses

Added ingredient a major boost for food program

As the saying goes, a kitchen is the heart of a home. But for CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning in New South Wales, kitchens have become the heart of their community. Source: MNnews.Today.