our archdiocese

The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney

The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney exists to serve the People of God in the city of Sydney, including the Eastern, South-Western suburbs and the lower-North shore.


On 18 September 2014, Pope Francis appointed Bishop Anthony the ninth Archbishop of Sydney. His installation took place at St Mary’s Cathedral on Wednesday, 12th November.

our cathedral

St Mary’s Cathedral

St Mary’s Cathedral stands on the site of the first Catholic Chapel in Australia. 
Constructed in local sandstone, the Gothic Revival style of its architecture is reminiscent of the great medieval cathedral of Europe.

The Cathedral is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, under the title of Immaculate Mother of God, Help of Christians.


Catholic Church Offices:      Polding Centre, 133 Liverpool Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

Tel: (02) 9390 5100 | Fax: (02) 9261 8312