Welcome to the Sacred Heart Cathedral

Sacred Heart Cathedral is the principal Church of the Diocese of Sandhurst and the home Church of the Cathedral Parish serving the people of central and north west parts of the city of Bendigo and many visitors to the church and the city.



As a visible sign of the Church in Bendigo, we aim to be welcoming and hospitable. By using our gifts to build a prayerful, well informed community, we celebrate liturgy and strive to serve each other and those beyond our Parish with missionary spirit. (Parish vision statement)facebook


There are 6 more scholarships available for 2018. Each scholarship is worth $1,200.00. They are open to students in Catholic Secondary & Primary schools in the region. Auditions for the first intake will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017, beginning at 9.00am.

Further information with an application form is available by clicking icon here to download the Sacred Heart Cathedral Choir Scholarship Application form 2018 (233.95 kB) or on the Parish table in the cathedral or from John Hogan, 5443 0363 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


With the retirement of our current Organist and Director of Music in 2021, applications are invited for the following positions with the Sacred Heart Cathedral – Bendigo as we plan for succession.  

•    Assistant Choir Director icon  Click to download the "PD - Assistant Choir Director" file (120.7 kB)
•    Assistant Organist icon Click to download the "PD - Assistant Organist" file (121.26 kB)
•    Choir Conducting Scholar icon Click to download the "PD - Choir Conducting Scholar" file (121.29 kB)
•    Organ Scholar icon Click to download the "PD - Organ Scholar" file (121.72 kB)

The successful applicant will assist the Organist & Director of Music of the Sacred Heart Cathedral as per the detailed position description available by clicking on the relevant link above.

For any other enquiries please contact Mr John Hogan on Ph (03) 5443 0363 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close April 16, 2018.



An invitation from Bendigo’s Sacred Heart Cathedral Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst
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