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 more scholarships available for 2019. Each scholarship is worth $1,200.00. They are open to students in Catholic Secondary & Primary schools in the region.

Further information with an application form is available by clicking icon here to pdf (233 KB)   pdf download the Sacred Heart Cathedral Choir Scholarship Application form 2019 (232 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.Auditions occur annually and close December 14


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 Organist  pdf PD - Assistant Organist (121 KB)
•    Choir Conducting Scholar  pdf PD - Choir Conducting Scholar (121 KB)
•    Organ Scholar  pdf PD - Organ Scholar (121 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.

There is currently no closing date for these positions.


Bishop Leslie Tomlinson cordially invites parishioners to attend the 2019 October Marian Festival, dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and celebrated on Sunday October 13th.  For more information download the pdf 2019 Marian Festival brochure here (149 KB) .


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

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SYM Wine and Cheese Night
04.11.2019 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A monthly social gathering for Young People aged 18-35