Catholic Education is an important part of the core mission in the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes with eighteen Catholic primary schools across the diocese.

Called to the mission of Jesus in Western NSW, the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes continues to provide excellent opportunities for the education of our children.

The Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes is geographically large and diverse. The diocese includes twenty two parishes in an area occupying half of New South Wales.

Bishop Michael Kennedy has issued a pastoral statement on the Royal Commission’s hearings in December involving case studies for the Catholic Church. The pastoral statement is accompanied by a Commitment Statement from the Leaders of the Catholic Church in Australia - Please click here to read