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.

Learn more about the Office for Renewing Parishes

Read newsletters

Watch podcasts



Proclaim 2018

plenary council.jpg

Plenary Council song launched at Proclaim Conference.

Living Catholic July e-news

lving catholic enews.jpg

In this issue: Plenary Council – have your say; Walk a Mile event; St Pat's Tech news; news from around our schools, plus more.

Southern Cross July issue

SX July 2018 for web.jpg

Latest edition of The Southern Cross is now available.

Bishop of Darwin announced

Fr Charles Gauci for web.jpg

Adelaide priest Fr Charles Gauci appointed as Bishop of the Diocese of Darwin.