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Diocesan Listening and Discernment Forum
The Diocesan and Listening and Discernment Forum scheduled for February 15, 2020 has been postponed until after Easter. Please contact Anne Chellingworth or Cathy Spencer at the Bishop’s House 40465620 if you require more information.

Chrism Mass
Wednesday 1st April
7pm, St Monica’s Cathedral

Cursillo Weekend
2nd – 5th October 2020
Click here to find out more about Cursillo

Australian Plenary Council
4th October – 11th October 2020


Welcome to the Diocese of Cairns

The Cairns Diocese encompasses 377,000 km2 from Cardwell in the south, west to the Northern Territory border inclduding the Atherton Tablelands, and north to the Torres Strait Islands and Gulf of Carpentaria.

The Bishop, Priests and Deacons serve the people of 23 parishes and parish clusters, including 27 schools and colleges within 3 deaneries.



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183 Abbott Street, Cairns  QLD  4870    |   PO Box 625, Cairns  QLD  4870
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