Catholic Mission

Catholic Mission

Catholic Mission

Reach out. Give life.

Catholic Mission is the Australian agency of the international Pontifical Mission Societies. In over 160 countries, we continue Jesus Christ’s mission in the world: that all may have life to the full.

We form people for mission and raise funds for mission, both here in Australia and around the world.

Our supporters have helped fund projects in Africa, Asia-Pacific, South America and remote communities of Australia for over 175 years. Their generous contributions have built churches and schools, delivered community health programs, supplied water and sanitation facilities and brought the Good News of the Gospel to some of the most isolated regions of the world.

We run formation programs for schools and adult groups from various sectors here in Australia. These include adult education and professional development; school workshops and simulations; immersion programs in developing countries and remote Indigenous communities; and advocacy initiatives focused on children in detention and Australia’s First Peoples, through our partnership with NATSICC.

We welcome you to join us in Christ’s mission. To find out more or to become a partner of Catholic Mission, call the National Catholic Mission today on 1800 257 296 or visit their website

Or you can also contact Catholic Mission in Maitland-Newcastle Diocese via

Other Contacts:

Mr Richard Cootes 
School Liaison Officer
M 0413 687 223 or
St James’ Primary School, Kotara South P 02 4952 2414
Enquire at school's reception for contact/location/availability.


Contact Us Today

David McGovern

Diocesan Director

Catholic Mission Office
841 Hunter Street
Newcastle West, 2302

Call 0431 481 731

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