01 Feb 2023

Presentation to be livestreamed

Sr Nathalie Becquart's presentation is sold out - livesteram available from 6.30pm on February 1. View here.

25 Jan 2023

Listening leads to inspired action

After learning of the urgent need for basic household items for women escaping abusive relationships, the Catholic Women’s League Next Gen group decided to see if they could help.

16 Jan 2023

Clergy appointments announced

A number of clergy appointments, including a new parish priest for Henley Beach, have been announced by Archbishop Patrick O’Regan following a “long and prayerful process”.

03 Jan 2023

Privileged to be present in people's lives

It should have been one of the best days of his life. After 14 years of Jesuit studies and preparation for the priesthood and the day after his ordination on December 9 1972 in St Ignatius Church, Norwood...,

03 Jan 2023

Dame of the soup kitchen remembered

The legacy of much-loved volunteer Ruth Kobylanski will live on at Hutt St Centre after her treasured papal award was presented to the centre last month.

19 Dec 2022

Good tidings after family tragedy

Eight months after their parents were tragically killed in a car crash, Bhava and Palvith are smiling again and full of hope, thanks largely to the wonderful support of their loving aunt, family friends...

19 Dec 2022

Piece of local history revealed

Timber shingles laid 177 years ago have been uncovered during repair work on the roof of the heritage-listed Archbishop’s House on the corner of Grote Street and West Terrace.

17 Dec 2022

The postman rings

As Advent continues, we might do well to think about the way God interacts with us. God not only always rings once, twice, but three, four and many times, and knocks on the door of our heart insistently. 

17 Dec 2022

Supported on their faith journey

It’s one of the most significant occasions in the life of a Catholic...group of 5 students from St Patrick’s received the sacraments of Holy Communion & Confirmation it was a...moving experience for all involved.

22 Nov 2022

New Centacare leadership announced

Child protection and family support services specialist Leanne Haddad has been appointed director of Centacare Catholic Family Services.

21 Nov 2022

Adelaide priest encouraged by inter-religious forum

Adelaide priest Father Michael Trainor was the only Australian to participate in a religious forum held in Indonesia this month.

17 Nov 2022

Clocking up combined century of priesthood

Fr Tony Densley and Fr Michael Brennan were ordained at a time of great excitement and hope for the Catholic Church as the reforms of Vatican II were being implemented around the world. Fifty years later...

10 Nov 2022

Plea to combat antisemitism

Religious and community leaders used the annual Remembrance of the Shoah service in the Cathedral to raise concerns about increasing antisemitism while warning of the dangers of staying silent.

08 Nov 2022

How do we live in this world?

Sooner or later each person of faith has to choose how they will relate to the world around them. Some people of faith might choose to engage; some might choose to reject the world or some combination in between. At some stage we have to make a choice.

08 Nov 2022

New Nuncio visits SA

Witnessing the “big sky country” of the Mid North, learning about the early Polish Catholic settlement in the Clare Valley and celebrating the feast of St Hilarion were among the highlights...of first visit to SA.

07 Nov 2022

Tackling disadvantage a priority

The urgent need to tackle generational poverty and dis-advantage was highlighted by the SA Minister for Human Services Nat Cook at the celebration of Centacare’s 80th anniversary.

05 Oct 2022

Chief spruiking for volunteers

With Vinnies experiencing a surge in demand for its services, ...chief executive Evelyn O’Loughlin has embarked on a mission to bolster the number of volunteers supporting the organisation’s works.

04 Oct 2022

Critical mission in Ethiopia

Catholic Mission celebrates World Mission Month in October, with the international agency calling for urgent assistance for communities devastated by war and famine in Ethiopia.

01 Oct 2022

Taking the next step

Local parishes and communities have been urged to take action to save the planet and its creatures, following the release of the Archdiocese’s Laudato Si’ Action Platform and Strategic Plan in September.

01 Oct 2022

Preparing the way for Diocesan Assembly

Archbishop Patrick O’Regan has asked parishes, communities and schools of the Adelaide Archdiocese to pray for the upcoming Diocesan Assembly at “every opportunity including Masses and regular gatherings”.

28 Sep 2022

Migrant and Refugee Mass

The beautiful sounds of the Viet Linh Choir from the Vietnamese Catholic Community contributed to the inspiring and uplifting Migrant and Refugee Mass.

20 Sep 2022

Caring for the Earth is close to home

The wisdom of ‘seniors’ and people from different cultures is being harnessed by a program established by members of the Croydon Park parish in response to Laudato Si’ and Pope’s call to respond to the cry of the Earth.

15 Sep 2022

Fertile ground for conversion

As Adelaide Archdiocese celebrates the Season of Creation during September, many school and parish communities are finding ways to heed Pope Francis’ call to care for our common home.

05 Sep 2022

In the air and on the ground

“You’re lucky,” says the person next to me. “You don’t see that every day. You’re lucky you’ve come both on a clear day and now!

05 Sep 2022

Magnets with a message for Safeguarding Sunday

Parishes around the State will mark National Child Protection Week and Safeguarding Sunday by distributing fridge magnets to children to encourage them to have a say.

01 Sep 2022

Bringing Outback wisdom to big smoke

The Church needs to be flexible, and with the Spirit this can be achieved, says Maltese-born Charles Gauci, known to many as the Outback bishop.

26 Aug 2022

Voices of youth to be heard

The hopes and ideas of young Catholics will be discussed and prioritised at the 2022 Diocesan Youth Assembly being held at St Thomas School, Goodwood, on September 17.

12 Aug 2022

Moving with the times

Serving as a priest since 1957, Monsignor Rob Egar (or Fr Rob as he likes to be known) says he has learned to “roll with the punches” in an ever-changing world and Church.

06 Aug 2022

New priest looks forward to ministries of the future

Ordained in the familiar surrounds of St David’s Church in the Tea Tree Gully parish...Fr Nash will return home for his first appointment as assistant parish priest to St David’s and St Pius X Church at Dernancourt...

01 Aug 2022

Ordination to diaconate

The journey to the priesthood continues for seminarian James Thomson, who will be ordained to the diaconate in Adelaide next month.

01 Aug 2022

Celebrating Vocations Week

In his message for World Day of Prayer for Vocations earlier this year, Pope Francis said: “…in every vocation, we are met with the gaze of God, who calls us. 

15 Jul 2022

Hearing the voices of many

In our continuing series on the Interim Diocesan Pastoral Council, Holly Roberts and Fr Manu Kumbidiyamackal explain why they nominated to be on the Council and share their hopes for the future.

15 Jul 2022

Celebrating the Sacrament of the Sick

The experience of sickness and suffering can make us feel anxious and alone. We need someone to be with us, to comfort us, to listen to us, to encourage us.

07 Jul 2022

Standing on the shoulders

Sharing stories and experiences of the Catholic Deaf Community with Archbishop Patrick O’Regan was a highlight of the 60th anniversary celebrations held at St Joseph’s Church Hall, Kingswood, in May.

06 Jul 2022

Plenary Council members pray for Christian unity

Members of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia were encouraged on Tuesday evening to embrace the “new and demanding urgency” of ecumenism.

05 Jul 2022

Grandparents a treasure to cherish

The valuable role older members of the Church play in their families and forming the faith of the younger generation will be honoured in parishes around the Archdiocese later this month.

04 Jul 2022

Romero Rock Mass rejoicing 50 years

“The Mass is a life-giver, a celebration which is to involve us all... We need to include young people’s music and language so they can express their concerns in the liturgy.” – Sr Janet Mead rsm

04 Jul 2022

A sign of the times

The second and final assembly of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia will be held from July 3-9 in Sydney. It is the first such gathering for the Catholic Church in Australia since 1937.

22 Jun 2022

Celebrating vocation of families

The gift of families to the Church will be celebrated at the 10th World Meeting of Families (WMOF) being held in Rome later this month.

20 Jun 2022

See, judge and act in today’s world

The 25th anniversary of Fr Hugh O'Sullivan's death was marked with a memorial Mass. Fr Dean Marin reflects on Fr Hugh’s work with the YCW; the importance of the movement and ministry of its founder, Cardinal Cardijn.

02 Jun 2022

Procession of love for Mary and Ukraine

Almost 1500 faithful representing Catholic parishes and 13 multicultural communities throughout the Archdiocese gathered to honour Mary, Mother of the Church, at the annual Marian Procession.

02 Jun 2022

A stitch in time

A country teacher with a love for detective work has written the fascinating history of how English nuns came to establish one of Adelaide’s leading needlework studios.

01 Jun 2022

Marian Procession in focus

About 1500 faithful attended the annual Marian Procession held at the Adelaide Showgrounds on May 22. Click here for pictures of the event.

16 May 2022

Pope calls for a Church that listens

'Listening with the ear of your heart' is the theme of Pope Francis’ message for World Communications Day being celebrated in Australia on May 22 this year.

09 May 2022

Globetrotting bishop arrives in Australia

Archbishop Charles Balvo has arrived as Pope Francis’ ambassador to Australia in what the 70 year old believes will be his final assignment after having already served 35 years in the Vatican’s diplomatic service.

18 Jan 2022

Pope Francis appoints new ambassador to Australia

Pope Francis has announced that American Archbishop Charles Balvo, a veteran of the Vatican’s diplomatic service for more than 30 years, will serve as the next Apostolic Nuncio to Australia.

18 Jan 2022

Caritas urges Aussies to support Tonga

Caritas Australia has called on Australians to support their Pacific Island neighbours as they recover from the recent devastating volcanic eruption.

07 Oct 2021

Socking it to poverty

A kindergarten in Thailand for children from vulnerable and disadvantaged backgrounds is just one of the many projects that will be supported through the World Mission Month Appeal running during October.

Established to provide care for the children of women working at a skills training workshop run by the Good Shepherd Sisters, the Kindergarten Centre has expanded to now take in local children who would otherwise miss out on crucial early childhood education.

18 Jun 2021

Holy Land appointment for Nuncio

Pope Francis has appointed Filipino Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana as Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine.

18 Jun 2021

Plenary Council agenda calls for missionary Church

The agenda of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia calls those attending the Council assemblies to “develop concrete proposals to create a more missionary, Christ-centred Church in Australia”.

01 May 2021

Bishops support vaccine rollout

Catholics in Australia are being encouraged to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available to them...Bishops Commission saying it is morally permissible to accept any vaccine.

18 Mar 2021

Milestone for Plenary Council

The journey to the historic Fifth Plenary Council of Australia has reached a significant milestone with the release of the instrumentum laboris (working document).

03 Mar 2021

Tanzanian women learn new skills through Caritas program

Young women in Tanzania are gaining new skills and looking to a bright future thanks to a Caritas Australia program funded through the annual Project Compassion Lenten Appeal.

05 Feb 2021

'Be more' for Project Compassion

Catholics around Australia are asked to ‘Be More’ for this year’s Project Compassion charity campaign which begins in mid-February.

30 Jun 2020

Life lessons for seminarians

‘Holiness isn’t for wimps!’ That has been one of the life lessons learned by seminarian Anthony Beltrame during the challenging times of the coronavirus pandemic.

25 Jun 2019

Australian bishops meet Pope Francis

Pope Francis has given his apostolic blessing to the Australian Catholic bishops and encouraged them to explore new ways of being missionary in Australia at this time. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

13 Jun 2019

Themes for Plenary Council announced

The Plenary Council 2020 has moved into its next phase of preparation with the announcement on Pentecost Sunday of the National Themes for Discernment that emerged from a historic process of listening to the voices of more than 222,000 people.

17 Apr 2018

An emotional moment

'Is my dad in Heaven?' child asks Pope Francis.

10 Apr 2018

New papal document

The title, “Rejoice and be glad", or in latin “Gaudete et Exsultate", speaks of the call to holiness in the world today. 

15 Feb 2018

Pope first to sign up

Pope Francis registers for World Youth Day 2019 in Panama.

18 Dec 2015

Christmas Mass times

View a full list of Mass and Reconciliation times for the Adelaide Cathedral parish churches.

22 Sep 2015

ACYF presenters announced

Australian Catholic Youth Festival has announced first round of homegrown speakers and presenters for December Adelaide event.






22 Sep 2015

8th World meeting of families

The Congress being held in Philadelphia, Sept 22-25, will address real life challenges that families go through as a couple and as parents.

15 Sep 2015

Youth Festival update

Preparations are gearing up for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival being held in Adelaide December 3-5.





13 Sep 2015

Vocations week

Southern Cross celebrates vocations week with stories of people who have responded to the call in our diocese and beyond, starting with Fr Tru.