Welcome to Saints Mary and Joseph Catholic Cathedral
A Snapshot of our parish according to the Commonwealth Census of 2011: total population 25,102; Catholic population 5,576; Catholics make up 22.2% of total population; median age of Catholics 33 yrs; total Catholic families 1,957; 532 Catholics live alone; 367 Catholics born overseas; 238 Catholics need assistance with core activities; 2,270 Catholics have changed their address since 2006.
Further information on parish social profile is available here.
Our Cathedral Parish takes its vision from the second chapter of the Acts (2:42-46):
A Catholic Community –
- faithful to the teaching of the Apostles,
- faithful to Prayer,
- faithful to the Mass,
- faithful to living Catholic community life,
- and sharing what we have with those in need.
We trust that you will find this site informative and useful.
Invoking God’s blessing upon you,
Fr Francis Afu
Diocesan Vocations Director ,
Chaplain to St Albert's University College Armidale NSW
Fr Kingsley Etoh
Parish Pastoral Worker
Fr Richard Gleeson currently on Long Service Leave