Welcome to the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide

Welcome to the official website of the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide. Through our parishes, schools, agencies and ministries we strive to follow in the footsteps of Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop, whose mantra was "never see a need without doing something about it". As people of faith, hope and love, we are committed to building a world where the dignity of every human being is respected.    

Pope's TED talk

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Pope Francis shared his own personal experience of coming from a migrant family...

Pope's visit to Egypt

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Pope Francis will deliver four important speeches - two will be addressed to the Muslim world, one to Copts and another to Catholics.

Canonisation date announced

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Pope confirms that he will canonise two Fatima's visionaries on May 13.

Video raises plight of children


Jana used her Year 12 studies to raise awareness of the plight of the forgotten children of the war in Syria.

Living Catholic e-news

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Catch up with news about Caritas, Arch D Radio, Hutt St, Harmony Day, Centacare, Vinnies plus more.

April Southern Cross

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In this issue: Easter: artwork, Black Hill Stations of the Cross; hot cross buns recipe plus Nazareth College student Jana's 'forgotten children' story.