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.    

Xt3 Lent calendar

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The youth website is hoping to engage 20,000 in the new and innovative way to live the Lenten time.

Don't lead a double life – Pope

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In Santa Marta, pope calls for conversion from scandal and living a double life.

TJHC e-newsletter


Catch up with the latest news and helpful links to Royal Commission updates, transcripts and more.

ACBC Media Release

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Statement from Archbishop Hart, President, Aust. Catholic Bishops Conf. at the conclusion of case study 50 of the Royal Commission.

Day 12 – Royal Commission

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D12 hearing heard from members of various religious institutes in Australia.

Fringe free lunchtime concerts

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St Francis Xavier's Cathedral, 1pm, Wed Mar 8 – organist: Christopher Trikilis (checkout the program) and Wed Mar 15 – organist: David Heah.