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Archdiocese of

Canberra and Goulburn

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Archdiocese

Area: 88,000 km²

Population: 170,900 Catholics (27.0% of 633,000 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Wagga Wagga (←), Wilcannia–Forbes (↖), Bathurst (↑), Wollongong (↗), Sale (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 55 parishes, 5 missions, 96 priests (80 diocesan, 16 religious), 8 deacons, 143 lay religious (26 brothers, 117 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

Address: 51 Cooyong St., Braddon, ACT 2612; GPO Box 3089, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia

Phone: +61 2 6201 9800

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (107)

Wagga Wagga (←), Wilcannia–Forbes (↖), Bathurst (↑), Wollongong (↗), Sale (↓)

Present Prelates

Archbishop (2013.09.12 – ...):Archbishop Christopher Charles Prowse (64)Archbishop Christopher Charles Prowse (64)

Apostolic Administrator of Wagga Wagga (Australia)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Canberra and Goulburn (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Christopher Charles Prowse (64)Archbishop Christopher Charles Prowse (64)Permalink
(2013.09.12 – ...)

Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia)
Apostolic Administrator of Wagga Wagga (Australia)

Only Jesus

Born:1953.11.14 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.16
Consecrated Bishop:2003.05.19

Titular Bishop of Bahanna (2003.04.04 – 2009.06.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne (Australia) (2003.04.04 – 2009.06.18)

Bishop of Sale (Australia) (2009.06.18 – 2013.09.12)

Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia) (2013.09.12 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Wagga Wagga (Australia) (2016.09.12 – ...)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Mark Benedict Coleridge (70)Archbishop Mark Benedict Coleridge (70)Permalink
(2006.06.19 – 2012.04.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brisbane (Australia)
President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

Sanguis et aqua

Born:1948.09.25 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1974.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:2002.06.19

Titular Bishop of Theveste (2002.05.03 – 2006.06.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne (Australia) (2002.05.03 – 2006.06.19)

Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia) (2006.06.19 – 2012.04.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brisbane (Australia) (2012.04.02 – ...)

Vice-President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (2016.05.06 – 2018.05.04)

President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (2018.05.04 [2018.05.10] – ...)

Archbishop Francis Patrick Carroll (88)Archbishop Francis Patrick Carroll (88)Permalink
(1983.06.25 – 2006.06.19)

Archbishop emeritus of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia)

Nova et vetera

Born:1930.09.09 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1954.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:1967.09.05

Titular Bishop of Tasaccora (1967.06.12 – 1968.02.24)

Coadjutor Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia) (1967.06.12 – 1968.02.24)

Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia) (1968.02.24 – 1983.06.25)

Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia) (1983.06.25 – 2006.06.19)

President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (2000 – 2006.05.05)

Archbishop Edward Bede Clancy (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1978.11.24 – 1983.02.12)

Fides mundum vincit

Born:1923.12.13 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1949.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1976.06.29
Created Cardinal:1988.06.28
Died:2014.08.03 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Ardcarne (1973.10.25 – 1978.11.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney (Australia) (1973.10.25 – 1978.11.24)

Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia) (1978.11.24 – 1983.02.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sydney (Australia) (1983.02.12 – 2001.03.26)

President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (1986 – 2000)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Vallicella (1988.06.28 – 2014.08.03)

Archbishop Thomas Vincent CahillPermalink
(1967.04.13 – 1978.04.16)

Born:1913.02.22 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1935.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1949.02.09
Died:1978.04.16 († 65)

Bishop of Cairns (Australia) (1948.11.11 – 1967.04.13)

Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia) (1967.04.13 – 1978.04.16)

Archbishop Eris Norman Michael O’BrienPermalink
(1953.11.16 – 1966.11.20)

Born:1895.09.29 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1918.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1948.04.06
Died:1974.02.28 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Alinda (1948.02.05 – 1951.01.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney (Australia) (1948.02.05 – 1951.01.11)

Titular Archbishop of Cyrrhus (1951.01.11 – 1953.11.16)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia) (1951.01.11 – 1953.11.16)

Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia) (1953.11.16 – 1966.11.20)

Titular Archbishop of Apamea in Syria (1966.11.20 – 1974.02.28)

Archbishop Terence Bernard McGuirePermalink
(1948.02.05 – 1953.11.16)

Born:1881.09.17 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1904.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1930.05.25
Died:1957.07.04 († 75)

Bishop of Townsville (Australia) (1930.02.12 – 1938.06.14)

Bishop of Goulburn (Australia) (1938.06.14 – 1948.02.05)

Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia) (1948.02.05 – 1953.11.16)

Titular Archbishop of Leontopolis in Augustamnica (1953.11.16 – 1957.07.04)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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