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  • Jun 2019 '19
    21st

    Feast of Corpus Christi – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Josekutty Vadakkel CMI

    Two-minute Homily by Fr Josekutty Vadakkel CMI for the Feast of Corpus Christi 2019. “Just as Jesus nourishes us with his Body and Blood in the Eucharist, we are here to nourish others with our presence.”

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  • Jun 2019 '19
    20th

    Catholics Urged to Show Hope on World Refugee Day – June 20th

    Catholics should be signs of hope in the face of continuing harsh and cruel policies towards refugees and people seeking asylum, according to the Chair of the Brisbane Archdiocesan Justice & Peace Commission, Ms Maree Rose. Ms Rose said the Commission was particularly concerned about the removal of income and accommodation support to hundreds of…

  • Jun 2019 '19
    19th

    The Parables Podcasts – Ep 3: The Good Samaritan

    Welcome to the third episode of our fortnightly series: The Parables Podcasts. Archbishop Mark Coleridge gives his insights and reflections on the parables of Jesus. In this third episode, he explores the Parable of the Good Samaritan. You can listen to these podcast by subscribing to our channel “Archdiocese of Brisbane” on your preferred podcast…

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  • Jun 2019 '19
    14th

    Feast of the Most Holy Trinity – Two-Minute Homily: Fr John Conway

    Two-Minute Homily by Fr John Conway for the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity 2019. “By the encounter with that same Spirit in our lives we can be open to those moments of encounter with our God and it’s in those moments, that are so much beyond ourselves, we can be amazed.”

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  • Jun 2019 '19
    14th

    Churches of the Archdiocese: St Mary’s – Ipswich

    When Queensland was in its infancy there was some thought given that Ipswich might become the state capital. The beautiful St Mary’s Church at Ipswich certainly would not have been out of place as a Cathedral, but it was not to be. Perfectly situated across the road from parklands and a number of school campuses…

  • Jun 2019 '19
    10th

    Announcement of National Themes for Discernment opens next phase for Plenary Council

    The Plenary Council 2020 moves into its next phase of preparation today with the announcement of the National Themes for Discernment that emerged from a historic process of listening to the voices of more than 222,000 people. Between May 2018 and March 2019, almost 17,500 submissions, from individuals and groups of all sizes, addressed the…

  • Jun 2019 '19
    7th

    Pentecost Sunday – Two-Minute Homily: Dcn Peter Devenish-Meares

    Two-Minute Homily by Dcn Peter Devenish-Meares for the Pentecost Sunday 2019. “We truly are in the land of the Holy Spirit and every caring act declaring the crucial message of Easter…”

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  • Jun 2019 '19
    5th

    The Parables Podcasts – Ep 2: The Prodigal Son

    Welcome to the second episode of our fortnightly series: The Parables Podcasts. Archbishop Mark Coleridge gives his insights and reflections on the parables of Jesus. In this second episode, he explores the Parable of the Prodigal son. You can listen to these podcast by subscribing to our channel “Archdiocese of Brisbane” on your preferred podcast…

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  • Jun 2019 '19
    5th

    World Environment Day

    June 5 is World Environment Day. The Archdiocese’s own Laudato Si’ working group is taking the Pope’s call to action on the environment to heart, developing plans and resources to help the church live out the ethos of the care of creation locally. An open invitation is also extended to all parishes to take part…

  • Jun 2019 '19
    3rd

    Ordination of Fr Joshua and Fr Brendan

    The highlights of a wonderful night for Fr Joshua Whitehead, Fr Brendan Gormley and the Archdiocese. On Friday 31st May 2019, Fr Joshua Whitehead and Fr Brendan Gormley were ordained to the priesthood at the Cathedral of St Stephen, Brisbane.

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