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.    


The Office for Renewing Parishes was established in February 2016 to support the renewing of the diocese through the renewing of parishes, the central priority of the Archdiocese of Adelaide for the foreseeable future.

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Not just a Find a Mass app

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Added features gives you latest Southern Cross news and events plus search facility for Mass times in SA. Free to download.

10K voices and climbing


Momentum is building as Church reaches midway point of Open Listening and Dialogue phase of preparations for Plenary Council 2020.

Have your say

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Listening and Dialogue Encounter – your voice creates the Plenary Council 2020 agenda. Have your say online.

New saints


Paul VI and Monsignor Oscar Romero are now officially saints – the Catholic Church has seven new saints.