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Third Sunday of Advent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Jason Middleton

December 8, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Jason Middleton for the Third Sunday of Advent 2016. What do people hear and see when they encounter you? If what they hear and see is not the reflection of Christ and His good news, then what needs to change?

Second Sunday of Advent – Two-Minute Homily by Fr Bryan Roe

December 1, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Bryan Roe for the Second Sunday of Advent 2016. Are we heeding the message of St John the Baptist; preparing the way of the Lord and making straight His path?

“The Flesh and the Facts” – Archbishop Coleridge’s Advent Pastoral Letter 2016

November 25, 2016 – Audio & Video

The Year of Mercy has come to an end, and I want to thank all who helped to make the Jubilee a gift to us all – Pope Francis for offering it to the whole Church, but also the many who have conceived and organised the many activities that have been part of our Archdiocesan…

First Sunday of Advent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Terence Hegarty

November 23, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two Minute Homily by Fr Terence Hegarty for the First Sunday of Advent 2016. A quick recap on what Advent means, literally and practically.

Feast of Christ the King – Two-minute Homily: Fr Adrian Farrelly

November 18, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Adrian Farrelly for the Feast of Christ the King 2016. “This Feast of Christ the King is the time when we can bow down before someone, acknowledge allegiance, be loyal, follow the words without being a puppet or a slave.”

Thirty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two minute Homily: Fr Dan Ryan

November 11, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Dan Ryan for the Thirty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. “We are almost at the end of the year and the scripture readings remind us that we need to be prepared for the end time, whether this is our own death or the end of the world…”

Thirty Second Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Jose Thekkemuriyil

November 4, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Jose Thekkemuriyil CMI for the Thirty Second Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. Today’s good news from Jesus is unequivocal. “There is life after death and there is resurrection… God is a God of the living and not a God of the dead”.

Thirty First Sunday of ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Anthony Mellor

October 27, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Anthony Mellor for the Thirty First Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. Meeting Jesus changes Zacchaeus, not because he berates or humiliates him, but because he befriends him…

Living Biblically – Mercy in the Scriptures Session Three

October 20, 2016 – Audio & Video

Faith formation with Archbishop Mark Coleridge. This series is the successor to the Living Biblically in a Secular World series of 2015.

Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-minute Homily by Fr Peter Dillon

October 19, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Peter Dillon for the Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time. “How difficult it is to decide which character we are supposed to identify with in many of the parables…All seem to have qualities and flaws that have us nodding our heads in acknowledgment. That’s me!”

Twenty Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr John Echewodo

October 13, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr John Echewodo for the Twenty Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. “Jesus tells a parable to emphasize on the need for us to pray always and never lose heart…its our triple zero number”

Twenty Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Terry Nueva

October 6, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Terry Nueva for the Twenty Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. A reflection on Gratitude – “The heart of our Christian faith and tradition – the Eucharist – is an act of thanksgiving for God’s Mercy and Love bestowed on all peoples and nations.”

Twenty Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr John Chalmers

September 30, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Centacare Brisbane’s Fr John Chalmers for the Twenty Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. “If it is faith you are on about, you already have enough…indeed faith the size of a mustard seed is more than enough for anyone.”

Twenty Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Denis Scanlan

September 21, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Denis Scanlan for the Twenty Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. This being Social Justice Sunday, the reflection on Lazarus laying at the gates of the wealthy man opens us all up to God’s standing invitation to eternal life…

Twenty Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Nigel Sequeira

September 16, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Nigel Sequeira for the Twenty Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time, 2016. The parable of the steward reminds us that the Lord is going to ask all people to account for their time here on earth.

Homily for the Annual Catholic Campaign 2016

September 12, 2016 – Audio & Video

In this Year of Mercy we see more clearly than ever that mercy isn’t passive but active. It’s not a matter of waiting for those who need mercy to come to us. We have to go out in search of them, wherever and whoever they may be.

Twenty Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-minute Homily: Fr Kevin Smith

September 7, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Kevin Smith for the Twenty Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. “One of the most precious gifts God has given us is our human freedom. The ability to choose and determine what we do…”

Twenty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two -Minute Homily: Fr Bob Harwood

September 1, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Bob Harwood for the Twenty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. The fact that Father’s Day falls in September, as it does in Australia but not elsewhere, often means it aligns with some discordant messages in the weekend readings.

Twenty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-minute Homily: Fr Lam Vu OFMCap

August 26, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Lam Vu OFMCap for the Twenty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time. Today’s readings exalt a beautiful virtue, one which is very much needed by our culture.

Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time – Two-minute Homily: Fr Jason Middleton

August 19, 2016 – Audio & Video

This week’s Two-Minute Homily comes from the Fr Jason Middleton, who ministers to parishioners in Gayndah, Mundubbera and Eidsvold. Fr Jason links the lights of Las Vegas to the readings for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Stephen Byrnes

August 12, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Stephen Byrnes for the Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. “When we fly the flag of Jesus not everyone is going to understand or like us, but we are to move forward undeterred because we are disciples…”

Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-minute Homily: Fr Michael Grace

August 2, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Michael Grace for the Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2016. Faith is often seen as something abstract… but for the believer faith is not a retreat from reality, rather a choice to respond to the will of God…

Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-minute Homily: Fr John Conway

July 30, 2016 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr John Conway for the Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time. “Where do you store your treasure?”

Living Biblically – Mercy in the Scriptures Session Two

July 25, 2016 – Audio & Video

Faith formation with Archbishop Mark Coleridge. This series is the successor to the Living Biblically in a Secular World series of 2015.

Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Gerry Kalinowski

July 21, 2016 – Audio & Video

There are numerous means and avenues for communication. They are ways of connecting and we use them within relationships enabling them to grow. In today’s gospel the disciples want to learn from Jesus about his ways of communicating with God…

Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-minute Homily: Fr Anthony Mellor

July 14, 2016 – Audio & Video

In this busy world we are beset by distraction … Jesus uses the word to describe Martha … being pulled away from what was being offered to her at that moment.

Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Jose Thekkemuriyil CMI

July 5, 2016 – Audio & Video

“Who is my neighbour?”… In this Jubilee Year the parable of the Good Samaritan challenges us anew to be signs of God’s Mercy on earth.

Living Biblically – Mercy in the Scriptures Session 1

April 26, 2016 – Audio & Video

Faith formation with Archbishop Mark Coleridge. This series is the successor to the Living Biblically in a Secular World series of 2015.

Fifth Sunday of Easter 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr Anthony Mellor

April 20, 2016 – Audio & Video

Jesus’ new commandment emerges from one of the most human and universal longings: love. There’s nothing more human than to love and be loved…

Fourth Sunday of Easter 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr David King

April 15, 2016 – Audio & Video

Have you ever lost a favourite pet? Maybe a dog, a cat or even a budgie. And you’ve gone out looking for it, calling its name. In order to understand today’s Gospel, about Jesus and the sheep, we need to understand that in Jesus’ time flocks of sheep were much smaller…

Pope Francis on marriage and family life

April 8, 2016 – Audio & Video

The Vatican has released Pope Francis’ document Amoris Laetitia, “The Joy of Love: On Love in the Family” Archbishop Mark Coleridge was one of two Australian-based bishops to attend the Synod on the Family in Rome last October.

Third Sunday of Easter 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr David Pascoe

April 8, 2016 – Audio & Video

“Follow me.” Jesus’ words to Peter which bring the Gospel reading for the third Sunday of Easter this year to its conclusion, are the same as Jesus’ first words to Peter and the beginning of Jesus’ ministry…

Second Sunday of Easter 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr John Conway

April 1, 2016 – Audio & Video

The first words of the risen Jesus to his disciples were words of peace…

Easter Sunday 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Archbishop Mark Coleridge

March 23, 2016 – Audio & Video

Our journey through life is marked by a series of threshold moments when we have to leave behind a little world to enter a bigger world. The first of them happens when we’re born – we have to leave the little world of the womb in order to enter the bigger world. And there are tears at that point because crossing these thresholds can be quite painful…

Palm Sunday 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr Adrian Farrelly

March 18, 2016 – Audio & Video

The disciples entering Jerusalem very much reminded me of the students in Les Miserable as they mounted the barricades hoping that this would be the beginning of a rebellion – that the people would rise…

5th Sunday of Lent 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr Michael Grace

March 11, 2016 – Audio & Video

There’s a message we pickup from the culture around us. Or perhaps we’ve picked it up from bitter experience. And that is that love needs to be earned…

4th Sunday of Lent 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr Bryan Roe

March 3, 2016 – Audio & Video

This is a reflection about one of the most famous stories in scripture – the Prodigal Son…

3rd Sunday of Lent 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr David King CP

February 26, 2016 – Audio & Video

There’s a story about a man who had a fruit tree in his backyard and for a few seasons it didn’t bear fruit. So he decided he was going to cut it down. He went out and laid an axe against the trunk of the tree…

2nd Sunday of Lent 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr Peter Dillon

February 21, 2016 – Audio & Video

In this age of computer games and expensive robotic toys, I find it rather comforting to see the return of a game of my youth becoming once again popular – I’m talking about the jigsaw…

Archbishop Mark Coleridge’s Lenten Pastoral Message 2016

February 12, 2016 – Audio & Video

In Rome the Year of Mercy began on 8 December last year. But that was hardly realistic here in the Antipodes, with the rush to Christmas through December and then the January lull. We opened the Door of Mercy in the Cathedral on the Third Sunday of Advent, but the Year of Mercy really begins…

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr Anthony Mellor

February 5, 2016 – Audio & Video

During the recent Big Bash tournament there was an ad from a vocational training institute that advertised for you to discover your true calling…

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 – Two-minute Homily: Fr Adrian Farrelly

January 28, 2016 – Audio & Video

We human beings we are wonderfully made. By whom? By God and also by ourselves as trusted and loved co-creators…

Christmas message from Archbishop Mark Coleridge

December 23, 2015 – Audio & Video

As we approach Christmas this year the world seems a real mess. Terrorism, the refugee crisis, climate change, economic woes, political turmoil and so on it all goes. But in one way or another the world has always been a…

+Mark Talks – Christmas

December 21, 2015 – Audio & Video

Archbishop Mark Coleridge shares some thoughts on Christmas. One of the surprising things about Christianity is how long it took us to come to Christmas, because in the early centuries we didn’t celebrate Christmas…

+Mark Talks – The Year of Mercy

December 11, 2015 – Audio & Video

Archbishop Mark Coleridge explores the Year of Mercy – where it comes from and what it means for the Archdiocese of Brisbane.

How are people connected in their local church?

November 27, 2015 – Video

7 local Catholics share the multiplicity of ways they connect with their local church community.

Young people and the Church

November 27, 2015 – Video

A look at the important role of young people in today’s Catholic community..

Why I’m Catholic

November 27, 2015 – Video

Explaining your faith and why you stick with isn’t something we’re often asked. These Brisbane Catholics do it with ease.

Why I pray to God

November 27, 2015 – Video

3 local Catholics on why they pray to God.

What’s your vocation?

November 27, 2015 – Video

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.

What’s a Catholic life look like

November 27, 2015 – Video

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.

“The Road of Mercy” – Archbishop Coleridge’s Advent Pastoral Letter 2015

November 26, 2015 – Audio & Video

At the recent Synod of Bishops, there was a lot of talk about mercy; it’s become the key-note of Pope Francis’ ministry. Two other words often heard in Rome were closely related to mercy. The first was “accompaniment”; the second was “discernment”…

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