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Pastoral Plan 2020-2022

Strategic (Pastoral)
Plan 2020 – 2022

This Strategic Plan provides a vision and practical framework to strengthen the collaborative work of our Catholic ministries and agencies, to work collectively for the benefit of all people in our diocese.

There are nine goals, each with a guiding statement and strategic initiatives. These strategic initiatives provide the leadership and direction we need to thrive with confidence.

Bringing Joy and Hope

Through the sacred liturgy and our pastoral actions, the people and communities of our region find joy and hope, and their contribution to the common good is joyfully received.

Life-giving Parishes

We are flexible and creative in nurturing the life of our parishes.

The Good News

We share the Good News of Jesus Christ, as a joyful, hope-filled and servant community.


Our governance and leadership are enhanced through inclusivity and diversity.

Working Together

As one Diocese, we work together through our collaborative network of services.

Strong & Sustainable

Our ministry is sustained through excellence in service processes and outcomes, and by maintaining a strong financial position.


Our effectiveness is supported by regional partnerships and ecumenical and interfaith collaborations.

Caring for Earth

We commit to ecological conversion through our lived expression of caring for our common home.

Adaptive and Imaginative

We are adaptive, imaginative and effective in managing change and challenges.