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Child Protection Week 7-14 September

  • The focus for our Family Mass 7 September 6pm Sunday Mass at St Francis Xavier Cathedral will be the beginning of Child Protection Week.  Resource information will be made available to families throughout the parish on this Sunday.
  • Parishioners are invited to wear a white ribbon to Mass on Sunday 14 September as this is Child Protection Sunday as a sign of their commitment to the protection of all children and that child protection is everyone’s task and concern. White ribbon can be purchased cheaply from any fabric or craft shop near you.  Parishioners will receive a prayer reflection card that highlights what children learn from the grown-ups around them throughout the parish this Sunday.
  • Through month of September the NAPCAN: PREVENTING CHILD ABUSE website link will feature in the Parish Newsletter; The website offers resources that assist parents and family members to support their children and teach them how to stay safe.


Australian Catholic Youth Ministry Convention (ACYMC) 2014

The Australian Catholic Youth Ministry Convention (ACYMC) is an opportunity for those working in the field of youth ministry to have professional and personal formation, and time for community, networking and discipleship. 

ACYMC will be held in Adelaide, October 3-5, 2014. There is nothing like being in a room full of youth ministers who understand the challenges you face in your ministry. ACYMC is the place where you can develop your passion and get training in key areas of youth ministry.

Join this unique community, full of passion for the graces God has for young people, it will be for a weekend you will not forget!

For more information or REGISTRATION, go to this website:

Special Masses

Special Masses are often publish on the Weekly Newsletter. You can check them from Friday night using this link or go to News->Weekly Newsletter.

“The way Jesus shows you is not easy. Rather, it is like a path winding up a mountain. Do not lose heart! The steeper the road, the faster it rises towards ever wider horizons.” Saint John Paul II

Latest News and Upcoming Events

For upcoming event Calendar or Recent News please click here.

Help the needy through knitting, crocheting and sewing, Event date: 24-Jul-2014 To 24-Jul-2014

Last Thursday (5th June), the Dulwich Hall was filled with the lively chatter of approximately twenty parishioners who gathered together for the second knitting..  more

Catholic Mission Adult Immersion Program, Event date: 05-Aug-2014 To 05-Aug-2014

Advance Notice - Catholic Mission Adult Immersion Program Catholic Mission is inviting people..  more

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN A CHOIR?, Event date: 08-Aug-2014 To 08-Aug-2014

Music in the Adelaide Cathedral Parish The Director of Music is seeking people interested in singing as part of a choir. Please cont..  more

Scripture Study -“The Lands of the Bible”, Event date: 18-Aug-2014 To 18-Aug-2014

The next module of the Cathedral Parish Scripture Study program will be an eight week DVD course on “The Lands of the Bible”. It ..  more

Music in the Liturgical Assembly, Event date: 19-Aug-2014 To 19-Aug-2014

Six sessions on Music in the Liturgical Assembly will begin on Tuesday 19th August. Sessions are from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Fennescey House, 33..  more

PARISH PRAYER VIGIL, Event date: 28-Aug-2014 To 28-Aug-2014

You’re invited to the Parish Prayer Vigil for Rev Michael Romeo and all those men who are discerning the call to priesthood or dia..  more

Becoming a Catholic, Event date: 04-Sep-2014 To 04-Sep-2014

A new series of enquiry sessions for people seeking to be Catholic and people who would like to know more about the Catholic Faith will begin..  more

Mass for Anniversaries, Event date: 07-Sep-2014 To 07-Sep-2014

The annual Diocesan Mass for Anniversaries for Clergy, Married Couples and Religious Sisters and Brothers who are celebrating significant yea..  more

MASS FOR FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, Event date: 07-Sep-2014 To 07-Sep-2014

St Francis Xavier‘s Cathedral Sunday 7 September, 6:00pm Mass Theme: Child Protection Week The liturgy for this Mass is prepared w..  more

The Joy of Spring, Event date: 28-Sep-2014 To 28-Sep-2014

Mark your calendar for Sunday 28 September 11:30am - 3:00pm for a wonderful spring fair at the Dulwich church hall, 1a Stuart St, Dulwich. Something for..  more

Parish Mass For Anointing of the Sick, Event date: 04-Dec-2014 To 04-Dec-2014

The Parish Pastoral Council has decided to hold 4 Masses during the year across the Parish for the anointing of the sick. The first Mass ..  more

Archive News / Archbishop Letters

Archbishop letter regarding the blasphemous Come Heckle Christ performance, Event date: 03-Feb-2014 To 03-Feb-2014

In light of this anti-Christian, blasphemous performance to be include in a public festival such as the Fringe, Archbishop Wilson has made this statement (..  more

A letter to the Archbishop from the Vatican, Event date: 12-May-2013 To 12-May-2013

“His holiness Pope Francis has asked me to acknowledge the message of good wishes which you sent to him in your own name and on behalf of the priests,..  more

Archbishop Philip Wilson regarding Royal Commission, Event date: 22-Nov-2012 To 22-Nov-2012

As you are aware, Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced that a Royal Commission is to be held to inquire into institutional responses to child sexual a..  more

Adelaide Cathedral Parish Vision by Archbishop Wilson, Event date: 14-Apr-2011 To 14-Apr-2011

Our Archbishop Philip Wilson has released a Pastoral Letter sharing his Vision for the Adelaide Cathedral parish for the next 10 years. To read the full let..  more

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  3. What is the Church Problem with Contraception? Adelaide Catholic Cathedral Webmaster 02-Jun-2014
  4. Who says being in a religious life is boring? Adelaide Catholic Cathedral Webmaster 08-May-2014
  5. Canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II - Full Event Adelaide Catholic Cathedral Webmaster 05-May-2014

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