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  • Jun 2019 '19

    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

    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

    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.

  • May 2019 '19

    Joshua and Brendan – Pre-Ordination Interview

    On Friday night two young men complete their brief role as transitional deacons and are ordained as priests. For Brendan Gormley (currently at Jubilee Catholic Parish Brisbane) and Josh Whitehead (at the Cathedral) it’s the realisation of an individual goal, but also cause for communal joy and celebration amongst family and friends, their various parish…

  • May 2019 '19

    National Volunteer Week

    Today marks the beginning of National Volunteer Week (May 20 – 26) and the theme this year is “Making a World of Difference.” We have 98 parishes in the Archdiocese of Brisbane which accounts for approximately 8200 volunteers assisting them in various ways. This is the story of one volunteer Jennifer, a local parishioner, who…

  • May 2019 '19

    Keeping the Faith – Rebecca Tweedy

    Happy Mother’s Day! In our latest instalment of Keeping the Faith, Donna interviews Rebecca Tweedy, mother of three children. In July last year, her youngest son, Conor, sustained a catastrophic spinal injury while playing sport for his school. We listened to her story and how she has coped with these difficult circumstances, as his mother….

  • Apr 2019 '19

    Keeping the Faith – Harvey Lister

    In our latest installment of Keeping the Faith, Donna interviews Harvey Lister about his life and faith.

  • Apr 2019 '19

    The Book Store – Heather Joseph

    Like the road to Emmaus, walk a while with people after Easter and you discover the most amazing things. If you have a spare moment today, spend some time with Heather Joseph – an absolute gem who has been serving all for the past quarter of a century.

  • Apr 2019 '19

    Easter Sunday – Easter Series 2019

    “But what they find, in the light of dawn, was something completely unexpected.” Happy Easter! The final video in our 2019 Holy Week series is here!

  • Apr 2019 '19

    Good Friday – Easter Series 2019

    “With false accusations against him and howls for blood from those who hated him, Jesus was sentenced to death as a criminal.” Our 2019 Holy Week video series continues with Good Friday. Mass times available here: Mass Times 2019

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