On 12th November, 1954, Pop Pius XII established the Catholic Diocese of Bunbury and appointed Bishop Lancelot John Goody the first Bishop of Bunbury. The Most Reverend Myles McKeon became the second Bishop of Bunbury in 1969, but was forced to retire due to ill health after 13 years. Bishop Peter Quinn came to Bunbury in 1982, and guided the Diocese until 2001. Bishop Gerard Holohan has lead the Diocese since that time.
The Most Rev Lancelot GoodyMost Rev Launcelot J Goody DD, PhD – 1954-1968
…a Catholic Diocese, centred on the same town, came into existence in 1954 and on 12th November of that year Bishop Launcelot John Goody, DD, D.Ph., was appointed the first Bishop of the new Diocese…
The Most Rev Myles McKeon
Most Rev Myles McKeon DD – 1969-1982
The Most Reverend Myles McKeon became the second Bishop of Bunbury in 1969, but was forced to retire due to ill health after 13 years.
Most Rev Peter QuinnMost Rev Peter Quinn DCL, STL, DD – 1982-2001
…ordained a Bishop 27 August 1969 at St Mary’s Cathedral, Perth. After 13 years as Auxiliary in Perth, Bishop Quinn was installed as Bishop of Bunbury on the 4 August 1982.