Our Future Cathedral Precinct

Bishop Michael Back Blurred Background

After engagement with experts, advisors and the wider community, Bishop Michael took the decision of the location of the future Cathedral to prayer and discernment. He has made the decision to locate our new Cathedral precinct on Barbadoes Street.

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Community Feedback - Survey Responses

Key themes for the Barbardoes Street preference

Next Steps

Our Lady

Bishop Michael invites the Catholic community to keep praying for this missionary project ‒ that it will continue to proceed under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

Mary, Mother of the Church, pray for us.

St John the Baptist, patron of our Diocese, pray for us.

“Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labour in vain.”
Psalm 127:1