Diocese of Grafton

The Diocese of Grafton, (28 parishes) sometimes called the "Diocese of the Northern Rivers", extends for about 500 kms along the north coast of New South Wales from Port Macquarie in the south to Tweed Heads in the north and inland to the Great Dividing Range.

The coastal towns are renowned for their beauty, fabulous beaches, and recreational and professional fishing. It is a fertile area devoted to cattle raising, dairying, time industries, and growing bananas, avocados, macadamia nuts, and sugar cane. Tourism is also a fundamental part of the economy for these areas. The sub-tropical climate is almost perfect all year round.

Grafton, situated on a sweeping bend in the Clarence River and noted for its many jacaranda trees, is the Cathedral city.

Grafton Diocese has 13 MU branches and one Caritas group:

Alstonville MU                               Ballina MU

Casino Evening MU                     Coffs Harbour MU

Dorigo MU                                    Goolmangar MU

Kempsey MU                                Murwillumbah MU

Maclean Caritas                           Nambucca Heads MU

South Grafton MU                         Tweed Heads MU

Wauchope MU                             

Diocesan members (For those who do not live near a branch)

(Please contact the Diocesan President if you would like contact details for any of these branches)

 

GRAFTON MU in action in the community

  • Visiting the sick in hospital, and mothers in maternity units
  • Supporting the Chaplains of Grafton and Kempsey Goals
  • Participating in baptismal programs
  • Provide Court Care at local Court Houses
  • Assist at School Breakfast Clubs
  • Providing for patients in hospital, one for children and another for patients in emergency, with basic toiletry items.
  • Assist in running play groups.
  • Are involved in ministry in their parishes, and
  • Pray daily for each other, for linked branches and worldwide members.

 

Audio Mia Mia

The major project for our diocese is Audio Mia Mia.

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