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St Joseph

Pastoral Letters for Feast of St Joseph the Worker - Australian Social Justice Council.

Australian Catholic Super Fund
Patrons to Partners


Bishop Christopher

The Catholic Diocese of Broome serves the vibrant and diverse community of the Kimberley in remote north west Australia. The Diocese covers an area of over 770,000 square kilometers and the region has a population of approximately 33,500.

Our faith community is committed to serving the Mission of the Church, justice, reconciliation and peace in our land.

To see highlights of the current Kimberley Community Profile or to download current and back issues, click on its current cover image below, or visit the KCP Magazine page.

Bishop Christopher Saunders


Diocesan Jubilee

Diocesan Events 
    8 December – Diocesan Jubilee and Year of Mercy Opening Mass – in all Parishes
2016 – the World Youth Day Cross will visit all parishes during May – September. Some parish events may be planned around these visits.

2 June – Diocesan Jubilee Mass, OLQP Broome. All Parishes invited.
Art Prize. Celebrating the Jubilee through art. Details will be available through Kimberley Profile and Parishes.

Travelling Art Exhibition – Christof and Balgo Banners Collection. Notre Dame University, Broome and other venues to be advised.

24 September-9 October – Pilgrimage to Rome and the Holy Land.

20 November – Diocesan Jubilee and Year of Mercy
 Closing Mass – all Parishes.

Individual Parish Events – refer to Calendar of Events for details.
2015    8 December – Diocesan Jubilee and Year of Mercy Opening Mass – in all Parishes

2016    Celebrating Feast Days – including Mass, special events, picnics, sports days and parish meals/BBQ’s.

Focus on Renewal of Faith –guest facilitators in some parishes.

Special celebrations of Sacraments – Baptism, Confirmation, Marriage.

Welcoming the World Youth Day Cross to incorporate Jubilee celebrations, reconciliation and Year of Mercy.

Parishioners create stories of Parishes, through photos and art.

Special Parish events - Ash Wednesday and Easter.

Movie nights, storytelling and singing gatherings (monthly events in some parishes)

Parish crosses projects -  parishes/schools create their own Jubilee Cross as a remembrance of the Jubilee Year and take to Broome for 3 June celebratory gathering.

Regular visits to Aged Care facilities for singing and story telling. 

Parish retreats.

Student Art exhibitions.

Catholic Education across the Kimberley will be celebrated in all schools and parishes during September.
Involvement in wider community – Boab Festival, Derby, Shinju Matsuri, Broome.
Diocesan Jubilee DVD – history of the Church in the Kimberley, the last 50 years and moving forward.

Schools focus on  Knowing our History, and renewal of faith.

20 November – Diocesan Jubilee and Year of Mercy Closing Mass – all Parishes.

The Calendar of Events is still open - further suggestions for parish events are welcome, just talk to your Parish Priest or Church Leaders.


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