Parishes are communities of the Christian faithful, empowered by a common baptism and gathered around the Word and Eucharist for the sake of the worship of God and discipleship in the world.
Parishes are central to the life of our Diocese and serve as centres of sacramental encounter, prayer and catechesis, pastoral care, Christian outreach and many other activities which build up the life of the Church and take the Good News of Jesus into the wider community.
It is important that parishes review and renew their activities as well as plan for the future so they can move forward with confidence and purpose. The list of parish actions provided on this website represents the wisdom of our communities gathered through consultation, and that of our pastors, as well as research into the best practice of parishes both here in Australia and overseas.
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