An ever expanding look at the beliefs and works of the Archdiocese of Brisbane and the impact of the local church in small and large communities within South East Queensland.
The section will continue to grow as we add videos exploring the impact of the Catholic Church within the Archdiocese of Brisbane.
Welcome to the Archdiocese of Brisbane
Archbishop Mark Coleridge welcomes you to our website - the window on the world of the Archdiocese of Brisbane. We hope that you’ll do more than just look in the window. We hope you’ll walk through the door and discover something of who we really are. (2 minutes 57 seconds)
Only through encounter with Jesus crucified and risen can we discover the full truth of who God really is and the full truth of who we really are. (4 minutes 39 seconds)
The historical Jesus
Dr Maeve Louise Heaney takes an inspired look at the historical Jesus - what can we know about Jesus of the 1st century in our time? What did Jesus "look like"? What does Jesus do? (7 minutes 6 seconds)
The early church
Join Archbishop Mark Coleridge for a look at the fascinating story that is the birth of the Church in the first century of the Common Era. (3 minutes 33 seconds)
How are people connected in their local church?
7 local Catholics share the multiplicity of ways they connect with their local church community. (3 minutes 16 seconds)
Young people and the Church
A look at the important role of young people in today's Catholic community. (2 minutes 22 seconds)
Why do Catholics go to Mass on Sundays?
Monsignor Tony Randazzo explains the centrality of Eucharist and why Catholics attend Mass on Sundays. (3 minutes 40 seconds)
Why I'm Catholic
Explaining your faith and why you stick with isn’t something we’re often asked. These Brisbane Catholics do it with ease. (2 minutes 20 seconds)
How do Catholics celebrate key events in a person's life?
Sr Kari Hatherell discusses how Jesus has put skin on God for us and how the Catholic Church offers us rituals, called sacraments, that lead us into the heart of the mystery of God. (6 minutes 12 seconds)
An introduction to Catholic Baptism of children - the first sacrament of the church where we become members of the church. (5 minutes 52 seconds)
An introduction to Catholic Confirmation of children - the sacrament of initiation that completes the sacrament of Baptism. (4 minutes 13 seconds)
Catholic First Holy Communion
An introduction to Catholic First Holy Communion for children - the sacrament that completes the process of Christian initiation, begun in Baptism and Confirmation. (3 minutes 21 seconds)
What's your vocation?
Fr Morgan Batt - director of Vocation Brisbane - introduces the Catholic vocational call to love God and how we can live this call in our lives. (1 minute 17 seconds)
What's a Catholic life look like?
Patrick Rabbath, a Gold Coast Catholic discusses one way in which his gifts have been harnessed by the local parish for the benefit of all. (2 minute 59 seconds)
Catholic support services
Centacare Brisbane take you on a tour of the Catholic support services available in the Archdiocese of Brisbane - providing help, creating hope. (3 minutes 12 seconds)