What an awesome, active and exciting few months its been for young people in our Diocese! From the 15th-17th of April we had the Revamped Autumn Camp! Young people from across the Diocese gathered with […]
On the 5th April 2016 Father Robert celebrated his 50th birthday. The parish couldn’t let this occasion go by without a celebration and gathered in the parish hall. A bring and share lunch, delicious cake […]
St Damien’s Sunday Lunch for Parishioners, Seniors, and those who have no-one to join for lunch is held a couple of times during the term, with two or three students from Mandurah Catholic College, joining […]
Mandurah Catholic College’s Early Childhood area was awash with hues of blue on Friday, 1 April in recognition of Autism Awareness Day. Students wore blue T-shirts to mark the day and decorated hands of friendship […]
Christ the Living Vine Parish, Leschenault held a Parish Lenten Retreat with Emeritus Archbishop Hickey
For the second year, Christ the Living Vine held a Parish Lenten retreat on Holy Monday. This was led by Emeritus Archbishop Barry Hickey. All who attended felt it was a beautiful way to enter […]
Jennifer Lee Deleo receiving the sacraments of initiation at the Easter vigil is pictured here with her family and Fr Jayan Johnson.
Some Parishioners of Our Lady’s Assumption Catholic Church gave a very moving presentation of the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday. This commemoration of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ was staged on Mandurah Eastern […]
The Youth Ministry of the Holy Family Parish has done a marvelous job in re-enacting the Stations of the Cross for Good Friday. More than three hundred people attended this event from Albany and surrounding […]
On 19th March 2016 we celebrated 150 years since the Sisters of St Joseph was founded by Saint Mary of the Cross Mackillop and Father Julian Tenison Woods. The Celebrations this year began in Penola, […]
On the 6th December 2014 a group of 19 people embarked on a journey that would change their lives forever. They were part of an initiative offered to the young people between the ages of […]
Compassion for the sick and suffering is something which unites us all. Many of us have accompanied friends or family as they face the fear and uncertainty of a serious illness. Our heart goes out […]
The final edition of The Record will not spell the end of local news and events coverage, says Archdiocese of Perth Communications & Media Manager, James Parker. From early September, a new e-newsletter, together with […]
RCIA STATE CONFERENCE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF BUNBURY 12TH OCTOBER 2013
The 29th May marked the end of the first month of the Acculturation Program for priests.
This week, the first two sessions of a three month program on Acculturation for International Priests serving in the Bunbury Diocese began in Bunbury. The first session included a beautiful prayer ritual led by Fr […]
Over the past four months there have been 3 separate groups visit our projects on the island of Flores in Indonesia. In October a group of 9 young people from Dawesville Catholic Primary School and […]
Bishop Gerard was happy to experience firsthand the background the priests come from.
The year six classes had the opportunity to interview our new priest Father Jess. We learnt many interesting facts about him and his life and would like to share some of these with you.
After a full year, the day finally arrived when we were to leave Australian soil and begin what most of us would call one of the best experiences of our lives. One of the group; […]
In March 2012, Chris Colman and Michael Philips were ordained as Deacons for the Bunbury Diocese. This represented the culmination of an extensive training program for the Diaconate, covering the areas of human, pastoral, theological and […]
“The Holy Father was saddened to learn of the damage inflicted upon the Cathedral in Bunbury by the recent tornado and he wishes to express his spiritual closeness to all who grieve over the loss […]
As an edifice of transcendent beauty, built to stand for 300 years, the Cathedral fulfils a diversity of needs for our Diocese, for Bunbury and the surrounding region. Further the places and requisites for worship […]
Archdeacon Smyth’s Wonderful Work What was undoubtedly the culmination of a great endeavour in Church work was witnessed last Sunday by the people of the antique and pretty seaside town of Bunbury, when his Grace […]
The foundation stone of St Patrick’s was laid in 1919. Its doors were opened to the local community just two years later. Some of the older parishioners still recall how local limestone rocks were carried […]
In 1845, after being consecrated Bishop of Perth in Rome, the controversial Dr Brady recruited a number of missionaries from France, England, Italy and Ireland to assist in his new See. Among these were three priests (Frs Thevaux, Thierse and Bouchet) and two brothers (Brs Theodore and Vincent) of the French Order of the Missionaries of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. It was intended that they should establish the Vicariate of King George Sound, Albany, and establish a mission to some of the two million natives Bishop Brady had claimed lived within the new diocese.