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  • Feb 2018 '18
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    Ash Wednesday

    The Lenten journey began across the Archdiocese today …

  • Feb 2018 '18
    13th

    Three Days of Fasting

    As Lent commences tomorrow, the Archdiocese begins a special period of fasting and reparation. Archbishop Mark Coleridge explains the significance and how you can participate.

  • Feb 2018 '18
    13th

    Shrove Tuesday Flip-a-thon

    The summer heat definitely didn’t stop the hundreds of school students from Brisbane Catholic Education schools from competing in the annual flip-a-thon today.

  • Jan 2018 '18
    16th

    My God is Green

    By Brother Damien Price I was preparing for my final vows as a Christian Brother when I asked if I could I go to Sydney to work with homeless people because I was “scared” of the poor. It seemed to me that being a Christian Brother and scared of the poor were a contradiction. So,…

  • Dec 2017 '17
    22nd

    “Playing your best for Him” in 2017

    By Brother Damien Price Many of us have a favourite Christmas carol. I have many memories of sitting in St Catherine’s in Proserpine on a hot humid December 24th night belting out with some gusto “Oh Come, All Ye Faithful” or “Silent Night” accompanied by the occasional mosquito and beads of sweat. They are good…

  • Dec 2017 '17
    21st

    Bishop John Gerry farewelled at Cathedral funeral

    Bishop John Gerry was loved because he spoke with people “heart to heart and loved them with Christ’s own intimacy”, his funeral at The Cathedral of St Stephen heard today. Archbishop Mark Coleridge said Bishop Gerry was among the first people he spoke with when he was appointed to the Archdiocese in 2012. “I asked…

  • Dec 2017 '17
    13th

    Archdiocese mourns passing of Emeritus Bishop John Gerry

    Archbishop Mark Coleridge today announced the passing of Bishop John Gerry, Emeritus Auxiliary of Brisbane. “At 7am today, Bishop John Gerry died peacefully in Holy Spirit Hospital after a short illness,” Archbishop Coleridge said. “We have been richly blessed by his 67 years of priesthood and 42 years as a Bishop. May he rest in…

  • Sep 2017 '17
    14th

    Pope Francis urges action on climate change

    Pope Francis said the recent spate of deadly weather across the world had highlighted the need for world leaders to take action on climate change. Pope Francis, who has finished a successful visit to Colombia, said that four major hurricanes in the Atlantic in recent weeks had increased the urgency for action. “If we don’t…

  • Sep 2017 '17
    14th

    When in doubt, share story!

    By Brother Damien Price For some 15 years I had the privilege of sitting at the side of King George Square and, together with young men from the Christian Brothers’ school where I was working, listening to and sharing story with the homeless of our city. They were sacred times. Every tired, lined face that…

  • Sep 2017 '17
    14th

    Meagan heads for world cricket showdown

    The St Agatha’s Clayfield Primary School community have reason to cheer on one of their own at an upcoming international sporting contest. Meagan Dixon, a staff member of St Agatha’s Outside School Hours Care, managed by Centacare Child Care Services, is set to compete in the World Cup as a member of the Australian Women’s…

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