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WELCOME TO THE ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF CANBERRA AND GOULBURN

We are one of the 23 Dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia. Our diocese is a partnership of churches in 60 ministry units, numerous associated agencies and schools, covering most of south-east New South Wales, the eastern Riverina and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It stretches from Marulan in the north, from Batemans Bay to Eden on the south coast, across to Holbrook in the south-west, north to Wagga Wagga, Temora, Young and Goulburn.

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Bishop Genieve’s Sermon from the 30th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women

To download a pdf of the sermon: Bishop Genieve Blackwell's Sermon from the 30th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood, given at St Saviour’s Cathedral in...

Covenant Care 10th Anniversary

Monday September 12th was an exciting day at Covenant Care, as we finally managed to celebrate our 10th Anniversary with the community. VIP guests from the Legislative Assembly,...

Nigeria: Remembering the Children

Photo above: Archbishop Ben Kwashi and Dr Gloria Kwashi (centre) are caring for over 70 children in their home. ‘The people who are most traumatised by this persecution are the...

Thank you to our Diocesan Bishop’s Executive Officer

As she prepares to leave in the coming weeks we asked Bev Forbes to reflect on some aspects of her time in the Diocesan Bishop’s Executive Officer role and share some thoughts...

Deacon training workshop at the Cathedral

Picture above: L-R Reverends Marilyn Waind and Robin Moore, Dean Phillip, Reverends Heather Millard and Kim Hoey, and Cathedral Guide The title of Bishop Mark’s address to Synod...

Meet Deacon Kim Hoey

Where does one begin? I don’t know that I am able to mark a particular day or occasion where I felt that I was called to be a deacon, rather there were many things that took...

Bishop Mark Writes … On Values and Virtues

Just as faith without works is dead, might values without virtues be empty? I’ll come back to what I mean by that but first I want to touch on the big sporting news of the past...

Eco Minute at Hackett

Part of our Sunday Eucharist at Holy Cross Hackett is a quick reflection called the ‘Eco Minute’. The minute is a time when we as a community pause to reflect explicitly on...

Outreach in a Balinese Christian Village

Back in the late 1930s the Indonesians in Bali no longer wanted the Christians in the city area of Denpasar. To solve the problem, the ruling Dutch government offered the...

Diocese responds to religious bullying

Picture above: Back: Bishop Mark Short, Prakash Mehta (President of the Hindu Council), Murray Norman (CEO, Better Balanced Futures), Andrew Guile (ADS Director Risk). Front:...