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!

Catechesis Laity

Tasmania blazes trail with institution of catechists

Nineteen catechists from parishes around Tasmania were formally instituted at St Mary’s Cathedral in Hobart recently, one of the first groups to be instituted in Australia. Source: Archdiocese of Hobart.


Lay Salvatorians celebrate Vatican recognition

Australia’s Lay Salvatorian community is celebrating its recent recognition by the Vatican as an international association of the faithful. Source: The

Laity Pope Francis

Laypeople not guests in the Church: Pope

The Church is a home that priests and laypeople need to care for together, Pope Francis said on Saturday. Source: CNA.

Church Life Laity

Conference explores shared mission for clergy and laity

Archbishop Christopher Prowse says a gathering at the Vatican this week will help clergy and lay people alike better understand how they can work together to carry out God’s mission. Source: ACBC Media Blog.