National Director: Fr Roger Manalo CS (Interim National Director)
GPO Box 368
Canberra ACT 2601
T: 02 6201 9865
Bishop Bosco Puthur
In liaison with
Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life
The Apostleship of the Sea is the Catholic Church’s Missionary work to the Seafarers whether they be on merchant, passenger, war or fishing vessels. While the Church has always been interested in Seafarers since Christ first gathered his fishermen-disciples around him, the modern movement began in the 1890s with several isolated and independent beginnings. The purpose of the Apostleship of the Sea is to care for the Spiritual, Social, and Material welfare of all Seafarers without distinction of colour, race or creed.