With the release of the six National Plenary Themes for Discernment and the commencement of the Listening and Discernment phase of the Plenary journey, the Archdiocese of Brisbane will be hosting a Brisbane Assembly taking place October 4-5, 2019 at the Edmund Rice Performing Arts Centre (St Laurence’s College) in South Brisbane.
The Brisbane Assembly aims to provide participants with a deeper understanding of the themes for national discernment, the latest developments and vision casting from the Plenary Council national facilitation team, and most importantly an opportunity to take part in a process of communal discernment led by experienced facilitators.
Participants will also hear from an array of quality presenters on ‘Discernment’ and ‘Effective Communication’ to assist with the Listening and Discernment phase. This will aid in empowering participants to engage their own communities with the second phase of the Plenary journey in the lead up to Easter 2020.
- Who can attend the Brisbane Assembly?
Who can attend the Brisbane Assembly?
An invitation is extended to all within the Archdiocese of Brisbane. Please note registrations are likely to fill quickly for this important local Plenary event therefore you are encouraged to register early to avoid disappointment.
For those unable to attend the Brisbane Assembly, Shalom TV will be providing a live web cast of key sessions for the Archdiocese of Brisbane. Video content captured at the Assembly will also be used to create resources to assist local parishes and communities with their contribution to the Listening and Discernment phase.
Please also note the Brisbane Assembly is just one of a number of ways you and your community/parish can participate in the Listening and Discernment process. This process can also be run locally using the resources available at http://evangelisationbrisbane.org.au/parishes/plenary/
- Brisbane Assembly format
Brisbane Assembly format
Along with presentations from key members of the Plenary National Facilitation Team, participants will also be offered an opportunity to participate in Listening and Discernment sessions with support from experienced facilitators. Please note that due to the nature of the Brisbane Assembly workshops will not be part of the format.
Two day program – download the flyer.
- Lana Turvey Collins (Plenary Council Facilitator / Australian Catholic Bishops Conference)
- Archbishop Mark Coleridge (President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference)
- Fr Noel Connolly (Member of National Plenary Facilitation Team / Columban Missionary Priest Senior Lecturer and Head of Mission and Culture, BBI-TAITE)
- Br Ian Cribb SJ (Member of Bishops Executive for the Plenary Council)
- Registration (4th to 5th October)
Registration (4th to 5th October)
- Adult – $50
- Student/Pensioner – $35
- Pricing (inc GST)
Before registering please read the following carefully:
- Registration includes access to all presentations in ERPAC Auditorium, facilitated Listening and Discernment sessions and meals (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea) across Friday and Saturday of the Brisbane Assembly.
- Registration opens July 8
- Book early as places are limited
The Brisbane Assembly 2019 Exhibition will be held on the level 6 foyer and forecourt of St Laurence’s College ERPAC theatre.
The foyer and forecourt areas will be the principal gathering place for lunch and coffee breaks as well as a thoroughfare to the main auditorium and facilitated sessions.
Brisbane Assembly 2019 Exhibition Coordinator
194 Charlotte St, Brisbane Q 4000
GPO Box 282, Brisbane Q 4001
Telephone: +61 7 3324 3440
Where can I live stream this event?
A live stream of the key sessions will be accessible via the Archdiocese of Brisbane webpage, Archdiocese of Brisbane Facebook Page and Shalom World TV. More information will be available on this page prior to the commencement of the Brisbane Assembly.
Where can I find out more about the Plenary Council?
For more information about the Plenary Council please visit: http://plenarycouncil.catholic.org.au/frequently-asked-questions/
Where can I find out further information about ERPAC and access to the Brisbane Assembly?
If I cannot attend the Brisbane Assembly can I still participate in the Listening and Discernment process?
Absolutely. All members of the Archdiocese of Brisbane are encouraged to participate in the Listening and Discernment process. The Brisbane Assembly is just one of a number of ways you and your community/parish can participate. To access resources to assist with running this process in your local community/parish please contact Evangelisation Brisbane: http://evangelisationbrisbane.org.au/parishes/plenary/
Evangelisation Brisbane is committed to supporting parishes and communities in the Archdiocese of Brisbane to engage more fully with the Plenary Council journey.
Evangelisation Brisbane provides dedicated Project Officers who are available to provide support, information and to facilitate Listening and Discernment Encounters.
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