Welcome to the Riverina Diocese of the
Anglican Church of Australia
Our Diocese is one of the 23 Diocese’ that make up the Anglican Church of Australia.
We are a small, but proud member of the global Anglican Communion and provide ministry and a place of worship to communities throughout the regional areas of south west and far west New South Wales.
Share the Benefit, an initiative of Anglicare, is commencing this coming week. The Diocese of Riverina, lead by Bishop Rob Gillion, are proud to be participating in this year’s Share the Benefit project. Reports from the Anglicare office in Canberra have outlined how encouraged they’ve been by the response from Parishes.
Many thanks to our former Archdeacons; Ed Byford, Robert Murphy, Paul Kumasaka, David Bond and Brian Ford, who resigned as Archdeacons at the end of 2014. As you may know, when a new Bishop is consecrated it is appropriate to review the structure mission and ministry of the diocese. As a part of this, the ordinance
Following the retirement of Clive Jones, we began recruiting for a new Diocesan Registrar. After extensive advertising we considered and short listed for interview some very strong candidates. I have, in consultation with an interview panel, appointed Mrs Michelle Catanzariti, a communicant member of the Anglican Church and faithful congregation member at the Cathedral
It is with great admiration for the work of our current Registrar Clive Jones that I reluctantly agreed to his retirement. I received his letter indicating his wish to retire as a mixed blessing. Clive was to have retired a few days after my consecration, but after prayerful thought offered to stay on