14 September 2021

New mental health service in the South-East of the Diocese

St John of God Heath Care has begun construction of the new St John of God Langmore Centre which will see the former Berwick Hospital site, on Gibb Street, transformed into a premier community mental health service for both inpatient and outpatients.

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Afghanistan refugee petition
31 August 2021

Afghan Refugees: National Council of Churches launch online of petition for special intake

Bishop Greg Bennet has asked people to consider supporting a petition to the Federal Government, launched by the National Council of Churches recently, calling for a special intake of an additional 20,000 Afghan refugees and support the ongoing well-being of all Afghan refugees and their families.

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27 August 2021

Bishops of Victoria express solidarity with Afghan community

The Catholic Bishops of Victoria have expressed their solidarity and support for the local Afghan community and their families back home in a joint statement released on Wednesday (25 August). Victoria is home to the largest number of Afghan-born people in Australia, and the bishops affirmed that 'Afghans hold an important place in the hearts of Victorians, especially at this difficult time'.

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24 August 2021

Child Safety Poster Competition 2021 Winners Announced

We are delighted to announce the winning posters in the primary and secondary section of the recent poster competition on Child Safety, which is a joint initiative between the parishes and the schools in the Diocese.

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20 August 2021

Statement on the current situation in Afghanistan and its implications for refugees

We are all devastated by the images and news emerging from Afghanistan and the turmoil which now exists. Please find attached a statement from the Australian Council of Christians and Jews regarding the developing situation.

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09 August 2021

Our Lady of Sion Convent and Sion Campus, Sale

The Catholic Bishop of Sale, Most Rev Greg Bennet DD, and Director of Catholic Education – Diocese of Sale, Ms Maria Kirkwood, recently announced their plans for the Our Lady of Sion convent and grounds in Sale.

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31 July 2021

2021 Trinity Families Grant Applications Open

Charities providing services for families in the Catholic Diocese of Sale are invited to apply to Catholic charity Trinity Families for 2021 project funding.

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09 July 2021

New Soup Kitchen in Warragul and Drouin

CatholicCare Victoria has partnered with key organisations in Baw Baw Shire to provide a new soup kitchen weekly in Warragul and Drouin.

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