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.    

Plight of Christians highlighted

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Christians are the most persecuted religious group in the world, Catholic bishops have told a Parliamentary inquiry.

Prayers, support for London


The Archbishop of Westminster has called for prayer, compassionate solidarity and calm in the wake of Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London.

Vale Fr Paul Gardiner SJ

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Australian Catholics are honouring the life and work of Fr Paul Gardiner SJ, who died on Saturday aged 93 – Australian Jesuits.

Bullying no way

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Centacare's suicide intervention trainer sees the impact of bullying and has this message for young people and their families.

Foreign policy plea

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Church leaders call for more compassionate foreign policy.

Living Catholic e-news

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In this issue: LOUD fence, Caritas, Purple Day, Vinnies CEO sleepout, new sacramental guidelines for people with a disability plus more