The Upper Hunter Pastoral Region covers a wide range of territory and priests and parishioners are accustomed to travelling long distances during the course of their daily lives.
Mining and agricultural industries − which include vineyards, horse studs, beef and dairy cattle and wool growing − are prevalent across the Upper Hunter, with climate a key concern for landowners. Throughout the Upper Hunter, the Catholic schools are a source of great pride to the community, offering quality and varied educational experiences.
The Upper Hunter Pastoral Region comprises the following 5 parishes -
These parishes incorporate the following Mass centres (ordered by Suburb) -
These parishes incorporate the following schools -