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Upcoming Events

Listed below are diocesan, national and international events that might be of interest to Catholics.




  • Future international events will be posted here.


Past Events

RCIA National Conference 2018 | 11 – 13 October 2018 | Melbourne

Australian Catholic Communications Congress 2018 | 5 – 7 September 2018 | Brisbane

Broken Bay Diocese Bible Conference | St. Paul: Persecutor to Preacher | 27-28 July 2018

Proclaim 2018 | 12 – 14 July 2018 | Brisbane

NCE & CEC at the Mind, Body, Spirit Festival, Sydney, May 2018

Mind, Body, Spirit FestivalsMind, Body, Spirit Festivals

Some years ago in an earlier iteration of the NCE we became involved in the MBS Festivals. It was, and is a concrete way for our Catholic evangelisers to be in the secular marketplace. In the last few years Sydney Archdiocese has taken on this ministry and it has gone from strength to strength. Recently the Catholic Weekly shared a story about the latest Festival. Click here to read more.

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Agents of Evangelisation Network to be launched at Proclaim 2018

Agents of Evangelisation NetworkAs a response to the following words from Pope Francis, the National Centre for Evangelisation is establishing the Agents of Evangelisation Network (AEN) in July 2018.

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Reflections on Gaudete et Exsultate

Reflections on Gaudete et ExsultateFollowing the release of Gaudete et Exsultate, Shane Dwyer, Director of the National Centre for Evangelisation has written a series of reflections on this third apostolic exhortation from Pope Francis. These are being released through the Facebook pages of both the NCE and the Catholic Enquiry Centre

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Divine Renovation 18 and Alpha Conferences, Halifax, Canada

Divine RenovationOver 40 delegates travelled from Australia to Halifax, Canada to take part in the Divine Renovation (DR) 2018 Conference. Delegates were given the opportunity to delve into the fundamental principles of the DR ministry:  the primacy of evangelisation, the need to develop strong parish leadership and the empowerment of the Holy Spirit. Delegates from across Australia joined with 650 participants from a number of countries, including France, Germany, Great Britain and the US. The Conference was live streamed to over 6000 viewers across the globe.

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