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The Chrism Mass will be celebrated on Holy Tuesday (26 March 2024) just four days shy of the 150th anniversary of the Diocese of Sandhurst's…
Thursday, 01 February 2024 16:27

150th Anniversary Pilgrimage

Join us on Palm Sunday for a symbolic pilgrimage to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Diocese.
Wednesday, 31 January 2024 21:19

2024 Calendar of Diocesan Events

In 2024, the Diocese of Sandhurst celebrates 150 years since it was established as a Diocese.  Download 2024 Calendar of key events. 
Thursday, 18 January 2024 13:08

Pope writes to World Economic Leaders

World Economic Leaders need to urgently address social cohesion says Pope Francis.
"I wish each of you, and those you love the joy, peace and hope of this Christmas season."
On 22 November, Sacred Heart Cathedral Bendigo illuminated the night sky in a radiant shade of red in a show of solidarity with persecuted Christians…
Next time you walk past a Bunnings Sausage Sizzle check if it's the Knights of the Southern Cross and, if it is, make sure you…
3:00 p.m. Sunday 10 December 2023The combined choirs of Sacred Heart Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral Bendigo invite you to an afternoon of sacred music…
At their fourth and final meeting for 2023, members of the Sandhurst Mission and Pastoral Council (SMPC) continued their collaborative work documenting a strategic plan…
Tuesday, 05 December 2023 11:25

ACN Supporting Christians in the Holy Land

The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has committed an aid package of 190,000 AUD to support the Christians of the Holy…
On Sunday 19 November, St Malachy’s Nagambie, one of the founding parishes of the Diocese of Sandhurst, commemorated its 150th anniversary. It was a joy-filled…
At the Angelus on the Solemnity of Christ the King (26 November), when World Youth Day (WYD) is celebrated at a diocesan level throughout the…
Tuesday, 05 December 2023 10:13

Rogationist Priests welcomed to Sandhurst

On 26 November, Rogationist Priests, Rene Ramirez RCJ and Ruel Desamparado RCJ were formally welcomed to the Diocese of Sandhurst at an Installation Mass celebrated…
Friday, 01 December 2023 19:46

Sandhurst Diocese 2023 Advent Leaflets

With the help of Lyn Breen, the Diocese of Sandhurst has again prepared Advent Leaflets to help you prepare for Christmas.  Each Advent leaflet includes…
Empowering parish communities to deepen understanding and response to family and domestic violence, new report.
Wednesday, 29 November 2023 18:40

Sacred Heart Cathedral Choir Scholarships (2024)

The Sacred Heart Cathedral Choir in Bendigo is currently wishing to recruit new members from amongst students at local Catholic Schools and Colleges.
Wednesday, 29 November 2023 18:23

Festival of the Sacred embraces God-given talent

Students from Catholic primary schools in the North-East took to the stage this week to perform at the Festival of the Sacred.
One “particular grace” of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia has been its encouragement of many initiatives in the Church across the country, according to…
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