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Sixth Sunday of Easter – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Paul Eloagu

May 24, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Paul Eloagu for the Sixth Sunday of Easter 2019.
“We must quieten our minds and hearts and be attentive; so that we can listen to the counsel of the Holy Spirit.”

The Parables Podcasts – Ep 1: Introduction to the Parables

May 22, 2019 – Audio & Video

Welcome to our new fortnightly series: The Parables Podcasts. Archbishop Mark Coleridge gives his insights and reflections on the parables of Jesus.
In this first episode, he gives an overview of the parables, what they were and how they were used.

Fifth Sunday of Easter – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Stephen Byrnes

May 17, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Stephen Byrnes for the Fifth Sunday of Easter 2019.
“Such are the power of Jesus’ words in today’s Gospel: ‘Love one another just as I have loved you.’ ”

Fourth Sunday of Easter – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Terry Nueva

May 10, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Terry Nueva for the Fourth Sunday of Easter 2019.
“The true shepherd leads the sheep to green pastures and running streams, and guards them from all harm and dangers.”

Third Sunday of Easter – Two-Minute Homily: Dcn Mike Jones

May 3, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Dcn Mike Jones for the Third Sunday of Easter 2019.
“Like the disciples, we need to look around and focus on the resurrected Jesus. I wonder if we have been fishing on the wrong side of the boat too.”

Divine Mercy Sunday – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Adrian Sharp

April 28, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Adrian Sharp for Divine Mercy Sunday 2019.
“Our wounds are the means by which the love of God can reach into our souls, with the healing balm of his mercy.”

Keeping the Faith – Harvey Lister

April 26, 2019 – Video

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

The Book Store – Heather Joseph

April 22, 2019 – Video

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.

Easter Sunday – Two-Minute Homily: Bishop Ken Howell

April 21, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Bishop Ken Howell for Easter Sunday 2019.
“Today, and every day, we are to see Christ’s resurrection as a bridge that takes us from the side of life that is sad, or hopeless, and even death itself, to another side – to a new vision and the promise of a new day.”

Easter Sunday – Easter Series 2019

April 21, 2019 – Video

“But what they find, in the light of dawn, was something completely unexpected.”

Good Friday – Easter Series 2019

April 19, 2019 – Video

“With false accusations against him and howls for blood from those who hated him, Jesus was sentenced to death as a criminal.”

Holy Thursday – Easter Series 2019

April 18, 2019 – Video

“In spite of all this, he still choose to do the will of the Father, trusting in the strange and wonderful plan of God.”

Palm Sunday – Easter Series 2019

April 14, 2019 – Video

“The Messiah that God has promised wasn’t going to be what they expected …”

Palm Sunday – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Frank Jones

April 12, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Frank Jones for Palm Sunday 2019.
“We keep our eyes focused on Him this week. The truth is that God, in Jesus, never takes His eyes off you and me.”

Holy Week 2019 Video Series

April 11, 2019 – Video

“All time is holy but we name one week Holy Week, because it takes us to the very heart of Gods gift to us.”

Fifth Sunday of Lent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Dominic Orih

April 5, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Dominic Orih for the Fifth Sunday of Lent 2019.
“…the voice of God, that speaks truth in our heart, will convict you … because God doesn’t judge you by your past, he wants you to become better.”

Fourth Sunday of Lent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Trevor Trotter

March 29, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Trevor Trotter for the Fourth Sunday of Lent 2019.
“The thing is that the way you feel about your son, is much the same as God, our Father, feels about us.”

Fourth Friday of Lenten Season

March 29, 2019 – Video

As we continue our journey through Lent, it can be helpful to remember how can respond in this season.

Third Sunday of Lent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr John Chalmers

March 22, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr John Chalmers for the Third Sunday of Lent 2019.
“Surely, the manager of the vineyard knows that a fig tree in a vineyard doesn’t produce fruit…”

St Brigid’s – Red Hill

March 21, 2019 – Video

Over 100 years ago, this iconic big red church was built upon a hilltop overlooking Brisbane’s CBD.

Second Sunday of Lent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Mark Franklin

March 15, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Mark Franklin for the Second Sunday of Lent 2019.
“The entire time the disciples were with Jesus, they were getting to know him better and what it meant to be a follower of Christ. It is the same for us today.”

Keeping the Faith – Peter McWhirter (With Donna Lynch)

March 15, 2019 – Audio & Video

In this month’s installment of Keeping the Faith, Donna interviews Peter McWhirter, director of Scotch & Soda and who has been heavily involved in the fashion industry for the past 40 years.

First Sunday of Lent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Jason Middleton

March 8, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Jason Middleton for the First Sunday of Lent 2019.
“Jesus knows the depths of temptation and its lure, while exhibiting the utter power to conquer it.”

First Friday of the Lenten Season

March 8, 2019 – Video

Welcome to the first Friday of the Lenten season.

Lent Begins…

March 6, 2019 – Video

Today is Ash Wednesday, where we receive ashes on our foreheads. It marks the beginning of Lent, a time of fasting and prayer over the next 40 days till Easter.

Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Michael Grace

March 1, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Michael Grace for the Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2019.
“We are called to a Christ centered vision; to look upon the fault of the other and our own faults with compassion and hope.”

Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr David King CP

February 22, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr David King CP for the Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time 2019.
“He calls us to remember, ultimately we are all family under God. He asks us not to see others as enemies but people who deserve our compassion and forgiveness.”

A Message from Rome

February 21, 2019 – Audio & Video

Archbishop Mark is in Rome as President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference to participate in the Pope’s Summit on Child Protection.

Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Paul Chackanikunnel CMI

February 15, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Paul Chackanikunnel CMI for the Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2019.
“This means, those who rely fully on God as their safety and security, will enjoy a life in Him as He is in them.”

Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Adrian Farrelly

February 8, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Adrian Farrelly for the Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2019.
“We forget that God constantly seeks our well-being, always encourages a selfless response.”

Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Pat Cassidy

February 1, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Pat Cassidy for the Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2019.
“Certainly Jesus, in the Gospel, makes it clear that it is never going to be easy, with God, however, all things are possible.”

Third Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr John Conway

January 25, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr John Conway for the Third Sunday of Ordinary Time 2019.
“It seems we all need a catch-cry for our lives. Something that can identify us as to whom we might be, or what our lives are all about.”

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Thomas Zaranski

January 17, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Thomas Zaranski for the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time 2019.
“Doing whatever the Word tells us to do, ultimately leads us to everything that is, True, Good and Beautiful.”

Baptism of the Lord – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Neville Yun

January 12, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Neville Yun for the Baptism of the Lord 2019.
“In a deeper way that immersion in the life of Christ happens when we think, speak and act as children of God throughout our lives.”

Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Wrex Woolnough

January 5, 2019 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Wrex Woolnough for the Feast of the Epiphany of The Lord 2019.
“So is this Christmas going to be for us just remembering the news or facing the transformation that Christmas entails?”

The Lights of Christmas

January 2, 2019 – Video

Over the Christmas season, we welcomed the Lights of Christmas at the Cathedral of St Stephen.

Here are some small snippets of the show.

2018 Two-Minute Homily Outtakes

January 1, 2019 – Video

Our homilists are very generous with their time and we do thank them for another great year. Here’s a peek behind the scenes at some of the few grains of sand and grit which allow them to make pearls of wisdom.

Feast of the Holy Family – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Stephen Bliss OFM

December 29, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Stephen Bliss OFM for the Feast of the Holy Family 2018.
“This feast holds up the story of Mary and Joseph as the harried parents of the lost and found Jesus.”

Fourth Sunday of Advent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Frank Jones

December 22, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Frank Jones for the Fourth Sunday of Advent 2018.
“More than ever today I need to hear the voice of the child within the womb, the voice which is silent but moves us with deep interior joy.”

Keeping the Faith – Sr Angela Mary Doyle

December 21, 2018 – Audio & Video

When someone has lived a good while and can say with all sincerity “All my memories are loving and wonderful” it’s a sign of either a life well lived or a great and generous heart. In Sr Angela Mary Doyle we have both. Thanks to Donna Lynch for sharing with us some insight into this selfless and strong Queenslander.

Third Sunday of Advent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Stephen Byrnes

December 15, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Stephen Byrnes for the Third Sunday of Advent 2018.
“John’s proclamation ensures that the baptism he’s offering is understood as an assault on the status quo…”

Anniversary of the Royal Commission Report

December 15, 2018 – Audio & Video

“It was just 12 months ago today, with the release of the Final Report of the McClellan Royal Commission onto public record, that victims voices and stories were no longer silenced.”

Archbishop’s 2018 Christmas Message

December 14, 2018 – Audio & Video

If we can line up behind the wise men, we too find our way into the life that is gift the experience of gratitude and the joy that Christmas promises.

Second Sunday of Advent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Chukwudi Chinaka

December 7, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Chukwudi Chinaka for the Second Sunday of Advent 2018.
“We cannot pretend that we do not know the awesomeness that comes with Christmas.”

First Sunday of Advent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Denis Scanlan

November 30, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Denis Scanlan for the First Sunday of Advent 2018.
“So, as people of hope, we are the ones sent by Jesus to break down barriers and restore God’s peace.”

Feast of Christ the King – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Peter Dillon

November 23, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Peter Dillon for the Feast of Christ the King 2018.
“Now while earthly rulers load heavy burdens on their subjects, here we have a king who, on the contrary, carried his people’s burdens upon himself.”

Thirty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Dan Redhead

November 16, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Dan Redhead for the Thirty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“Jesus’ sacrifice, is far more efficacious then all the combined Temple sacrifices ever offered, for the Calvary event – the Easter event – reconciled humanity with God…”

Keeping the Faith – Ralph Devlin

November 16, 2018 – Video

Ralph Devlin has led a remarkable life. He sits down with Donna Lynch to talk about life, faith and plenty more …

Thirty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Isidore Enyinnaya

November 9, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Isidore Enyinnaya for the Thirty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“That does not mean we forgo planning and budgeting, but it means we trust God and go beyond our budget in exercising our faith, hope and love through charity.”

Thirty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr John Echewodo

November 2, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr John Echewodo for the Thirty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“Jesus believes that love of God and love of neighbour are both inseparable. We cannot have one without the other.”

Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Dcn Gary Stone

October 26, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Dcn Gary Stone for the Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“We need to have the courage to ask God for what we need, even if our circumstances seem overwhelming.”

Mary MacKillop Chapel

October 20, 2018 – Video

A new shrine has been dedicated in The Cathedral of St Stephen for all victims and survivors of sexual abuse.

Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Anthony Mellor

October 19, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Anthony Mellor for the Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“…It doesn’t matter whether it is two thousand years ago or two months ago, this is a recurring tale of blind ambition and human squabbling.”

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

October 12, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Nigel Sequeira for the Twenty-Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“There is something within us that has a longing for eternal life. What happens to us after death? What awaits us?”

Twenty-Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Odinaka Nwadike

October 5, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Odinaka Nwadike for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“Human beings are social by nature. Of ourselves we are incomplete. We need others to exist.”

Keeping the Faith – Paul White (with Donna Lynch)

September 29, 2018 – Video

In the latest installment of Keeping the Faith, Donna interviews Broncos CEO, Paul White.

Twenty-Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Wrex Woolnough

September 28, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Wrex Woolnough for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“And so we create divisions not just in our world, but among ourselves as Christians. But, let’s face it: Who is not one of us?”

Twenty-Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Dan Redhead

September 21, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Dan Redhead for the Twenty-Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“… for God is very active in our lives because he loves us and the kudos for much of what we achieve as individuals, is due to God.”

St Agatha’s Centenary

September 20, 2018 – Video

Happy birthday St Agatha’s Catholic Parish Clayfield. It’s 100 years today since the first Mass in Clayfield.

Cricket legend Matthew Hayden in conversation with Archbishop Mark Coleridge

September 14, 2018 – Audio & Video

Last week, cricket legend Matthew Hayden was interviewed by our Archbishop Mark Coleridge covering topics from sport to faith and beyond.

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

September 14, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr John Echewodo for the Twenty-Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“As Christians, our faith must be one of personal discovery. It cannot just be based on hearsay or just on what mum and dad have told us.”

2018 Annual Catholic Campaign

September 8, 2018 – Video

Archbishop Mark Coleridge presents a special homily to launch the 2018 Annual Catholic Campaign, in support of the vital ministries within the Archdiocese.

Twenty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Trevor Trotter

September 7, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Trevor Trotter for the Twenty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“By acting like God we not only become better people we also become more like God.”

Keeping the Faith – Father’s Day (with Donna Lynch)

September 2, 2018 – Video

As a Father’s Day special, Donna interviews three fathers from the Ashgrove area (Justin Bond, Anthony Herbert & Ron Cervetto) asking them about being a dad.

Twenty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Lucius Edomobi

August 31, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Lucius Edomobi for the Twenty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“…we can choose to become faithful and authentic followers of Christ by lovingly obeying God’s commandments and allowing our hearts to be transformed by it.”

Twenty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Marty Larsen

August 24, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Marty Larsen for the Twenty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“God is calling you. You need to find a way to listen, and to listen deeply.”

Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Bryan Roe

August 17, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Bryan Roe for the Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“For the Spiritual person, who believes in the Christian God, ‘Zoe’ is true life; life lived abundantly, that is life with God.”

Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Stanley Orji

August 10, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Stanley Orji for the Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“Why eat spiritual junk food if you want health and full life from the Living one, who is the Bread of Life?”

Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Dcn Mike Jones

August 3, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Dcn Mike Jones for the Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“Often in his preaching Christ used images of food, particularly bread, to emphasise our need for spiritual as well as physical nourishment.”

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

July 27, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Terry Nueva for the Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“…the story speaks of the Christian duty of caring for the hungry and sharing our resources with the needy.”

Life on the Streets – Photo Competition

July 27, 2018 – Video

Through BLIND EYE the homeless of Brisbane have been competing in a photo competition, this week they held the awards ceremony …

Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Adrian Sharp

July 20, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Adrian Sharp for the Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“In restoring scattered humanity, an important work of Christ was and is to lead us out of the darkness of ignorance and error, and into the splendor of his truth.”

Archbishop Mark Coleridge’s Address Proclaim Conference 2018

July 13, 2018 – Audio & Video

The address delivered by Archbishop Mark Coleridge at Proclaim Conference 2018.

Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Mark Franklin

July 13, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Mark Franklin for the Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“The readings remind us that God chooses us and it’s not by chance, but a deliberate act.”

NAIDOC Week – Mikayla’s Story

July 10, 2018 – Video

Mikayla’s inspiring story in #NAIDOC2018 Week …

Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Dominic Orih

July 6, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Dominic Orih for the Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“Could it be possible that we are missing the grace of God flowing into our lives because we are waiting for it to come in extraordinary, fancy packages?”

Keeping the Faith – Richard Malouf (with Donna Lynch)

July 3, 2018 – Video

‘Keeping The Faith’ with Donna Lynch is here again!
This time she speaks with Richard Malouf – the ‘Brisbane Pharmacy King’ – as he reflects on his journey.

Ordination of Fr Tom and Fr Damien

July 2, 2018 – Video

On the Feast Day of Saints Peter and Paul, and in their footsteps, Archbishop Mark Coleridge ordains two new priests for Brisbane. Congratulations to Fr Damien Everitt and Fr Thomas Zaranski.

Safeguarding Strategy 2018-2020

July 2, 2018 – Video

Pope Francis has laid out a clear message for the Church when it comes to the crucial question of safeguarding. He puts it this way: “The Church loves all her children like a loving mother, but she protects with a special affection those who are smallest and defenceless. Now the duty that Christ himself entrusted to the Church is exactly this, the Church is especially vigilant in protecting children and vulnerable adults.”

Thirteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Peter Brannelly

June 29, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Peter Brannelly for the Thirteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“Responding compassionately to the plight of these families becomes far more important to Jesus than the safety of convention or tradition or the ‘don’t get involved’ mentality.”

Damien and Tom – Pre-Ordination Interview

June 27, 2018 – Video

48 hours away from these two guys getting ordained to the priesthood … join us at The Cathedral of St Stephen on Friday night. The Mass will be webcast also.

My Former Life: Fr Michael Grace

June 22, 2018 – Video

Fr Michael Grace on his life before the priesthood. He was a bright spark …

Nativity of John the Baptist – Two-Minute Homily: Fr John Chalmers

June 22, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr John Chalmers for the Nativity of John the Baptist 2018.
“Like the people of John’s day, we can get carried away by flimsy, though forceful, chants.”

Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Michael Grace

June 15, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Michael Grace for the Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“Rather than rejecting the truths of science, faith invites us to move beyond that which is apparent to our eyes and grasp a meaning which is beyond our sight.”

Why Jesus Matters In Modern Australia? – Archbishop Mark Coleridge (Facebook Live)

June 8, 2018 – Audio & Video

Welcome everybody to my place, this big old house called Wynberg, which means ‘vineyard’. It’s been the home of the Archbishop’s of Brisbane for about years and it’s seen a lot of things through those years…

Tenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Odinaka Nwadike

June 8, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Odinaka Nwadike for the Tenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“There is a war going on inside each of us, a war between light and darkness, between evil and good.”

Feast of Corpus Christi – Two-Minute Homily: Bishop Ken Howell

June 1, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Bishop Ken Howell for the Feast of Corpus Christi 2018.
“Like Jesus, we bring our present life and pending death as our best offering to the Father. All of this is happening in every Eucharistic moment.”

Trinity Sunday – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Adrian Farrelly

May 25, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Adrian Farrelly for Trinity Sunday 2018.
“Through their experience of Jesus they came to realize that God was one but not without an inner life as it were.”

Homily from Pentecost Sunday – Archbishop Mark Coleridge

May 25, 2018 – Audio & Video

Archbishop Mark Coleridge’s homily from Pentecost 2018, on the launch of the journey to Plenary Council 2020.

Why Does Pentecost Matter?

May 18, 2018 – Video

Archbishop Mark Coleridge on “Why Pentecost matters” …

Pentecost Sunday – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Anthony Mellor

May 18, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Anthony Mellor for the Pentecost Sunday 2018.
“The way we use the word ‘spirit’ shows that we have an instinct that there is something much more mysterious going on than we care to admit.”

Stan’s Baptism, Confirmation & First Communion

May 17, 2018 – Video

Today 95-year-old Stanley Everett, was baptised, confirmed and received First Communion in Brisbane.

Keeping the Faith – Mother’s Day (with Donna Lynch)

May 13, 2018 – Video

This month, as a Mother’s Day special, Donna interviews three mothers from Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, asking them about being a mum.

The Ascension of The Lord – Two Minute Homily: Fr Dan Ryan

May 11, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Dan Ryan for The Ascension of The Lord 2018.
“Jesus is no longer physically present on earth but He is spiritually with us now as He challenges us to tell others about Him by our words and our actions.”

Sixth Sunday of Easter – Two-Minute Homily: Fr David King CP

May 4, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr David King CP for the Sixth Sunday of Easter 2018.
“So how do you feel to know you are not just a subject of an almighty God, but you are a friend?”

March and Candle Lighting Ceremony – Domestic Violence Prevention Month

May 3, 2018 – Video

A special night on the Sunshine Coast to support victims of domestic and family violence. We’re proud of the work that Centacare does in this area.

Keeping the Faith – Anthony Ryan (with Donna Lynch)

April 30, 2018 – Video

The next installment of ‘Keeping The Faith’ with Donna Lynch is here!
This time Donna speaks with the CEO of Youngcare Australia, Anthony Ryan, about his journey as a community welfare leader.

Fifth Sunday of Easter – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Marty Larsen

April 27, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Marty Larsen for the Fifth Sunday of Easter 2018.
“This is a reminder that though Christ is now risen, we as humans need to find ways to stay connected to this power.”

Happy 100th Birthday Sr Trish Dent

April 27, 2018 – Video

Sr Trish celebrates her 100th birthday today, after almost 80 years as a Presentation Sister and piano teacher.

Br Damien Price – ‘When the sun came up, they were gone’

April 25, 2018 – Video

More often than not we all share in a piece of Anzac Day history.
One of our own, Brother Damien Price, shares his family’s remarkable Anzac story – a salute to his uncle Joe Faust and great mate Reg Valmadre.

Our Lady of Victories

April 23, 2018 – Video

With another ANZAC Day about to dawn, congratulations to Fr Andrzej Kolaczkowski and all of the Bowen Hills parish for being such Good Shepherds of the memory of our sisters and brothers who gave their lives in World War I.

Fourth Sunday of Easter – Two-Minute Homily: Dcn Gary Stone

April 20, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Dcn Gary Stone for the Fourth Sunday of Easter 2018.
“…we pray that others will be inspired to a vocation to care for the people of God, and not just those that are in our sheepyard, but those near and far who are loved by God, but do not yet benefit from the caring embrace of others.”

Archbishop Mark’s Reflection on ‘Rejoice and Be Glad’

April 13, 2018 – Video

After a few days to ponder upon it, here are Archbishop Mark’s brief thoughts on Pope Francis’ new Apostolic Exhortation.

Third Sunday of Easter – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Leonard Uzuegbu

April 13, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Leonard Uzuegbu for the Third Sunday of Easter 2018.
“Nevertheless, the truth remains that enduring peace, a kind the world cannot give, only comes through an encounter with the risen Christ.”

Second Sunday of Easter – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Bob Harwood

April 7, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Bob Harwood for the Second Sunday of Easter 2018.
“…the gift of Christ’s unique peace and the gift of the Holy Spirit take on a new meaning for those who experience and know the truth of the resurrection…”

Easter Sunday

April 1, 2018 – Video

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again…”
(1 Peter 1:3)

Easter Sunday – Two-Minute Homily: Most Rev Mark Coleridge

March 31, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Most Rev Mark Coleridge for Easter Sunday 2018.
“…the resurrection, in fact, is always and everywhere. Easter is woven into the fabric of human experience…”

Good Friday

March 30, 2018 – Video

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.”
(John 3:16-17)

Holy Thursday

March 29, 2018 – Video

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.”
(John 13:34)

Palm Sunday

March 25, 2018 – Video

Holy Week has begun: “This week is holy because of the immeasurable love that prompted unimaginable suffering … Genuine love empowers and transforms … This week, we see that love.”

Palm Sunday – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Jason Middleton

March 23, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Jason Middleton for Palm Sunday 2018.
“From the waving of branches and the singing of hosannas – to the waving of fists and the shouts of condemnation, we journey with Christ, who all the while, journeys with us.”

Chrism Mass Tonight

March 22, 2018 – Video

Tonight, the Archbishop and the priests of the Archdiocese gather in the Cathedral to celebrate the Chrism Mass. Archbishop Mark will bless three oils — the oil of catechumens, the oil of the infirm and the holy chrism —which will be used to administer the sacraments across the Archdiocese throughout the rest of the year.

Fifth Sunday of Lent – Two-Minute Homily: Dcn Peter Devenish Meares

March 16, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Dcn Peter Devenish Meares for the Fifth Sunday of Lent 2018.
“… we have to face up to the fact that Lent, if taken seriously, will mean some real challenge.”

Holy Week

March 16, 2018 – Video

Holy Week is upon us. We look forward to seeing you at church. Mass times available soon.

Fourth Sunday of Lent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr John Conway

March 9, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr John Conway for the Fourth Sunday of Lent 2018.
“We are God’s work of art, and as such we can shine in our world.”

International Women’s Day

March 8, 2018 – Video

Celebrating the work of thousands of women throughout the Archdiocese on International Women’s Day.

Third Sunday of Lent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Mauro Conte

March 2, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Mauro Conte for the Third Sunday of Lent 2018.
“Remember who you are, Jesus was saying, and even more importantly, remember whose you are.”

Second Sunday of Lent – Two-Minute Homily: Fr John Panamthottam CMI

February 23, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr John Panamthottam CMI for the Second Sunday of Lent 2018.
“The Holy Mass is our mountain-top experience which prepare us for the trials of our day.”

First Sunday of Lent – Two-Minute Homily: Bishop Ken Howell

February 16, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Bishop Ken Howell for the First Sunday of Lent 2018.
“The church has every confidence to call Lent a season of joy, because within this testing time, this desert encounter, it is also a season of promise…”

Ash Wednesday

February 14, 2018 – Video

The Lenten journey began across the Archdiocese today …

Three Days of Fasting

February 13, 2018 – Video

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.

Shrove Tuesday Flip-a-thon

February 13, 2018 – Video

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.

Beginning the Journey of Lent: A Word from Archbishop Mark

February 10, 2018 – Video

Greetings to all of you as we look towards Lent and to Easter that lies beyond.

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

February 9, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr John Echewodo for the Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“But when he met Jesus, he met someone who was not only prepared to stop and listen to him, but someone who was also prepared to touch him, and make him feel like a human being.”

Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Kevin Smith

February 2, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Kevin Smith for the Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“The God of life knows the pressures we experience and invites us to spend time with a trusted other.”

Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr David King CP

January 26, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr David King CP for the Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“It would appear that Jesus teaching had authority because it was genuine.”

Third Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Bryan Roe

January 19, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Bryan Roe for the Third Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“…Jesus is asking us all, to turn to God and put God at the center of our lives and asking us all to repent and to believe in this Good News.”

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time – Two-minute Homily: Fr Frank Jones

January 12, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Frank Jones for the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018.
“He thirsts for you and for me to dwell within Him, so He may dwell in us.”

Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Bob Harwood

January 5, 2018 – Audio & Video

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Bob Harwood for the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord 2018.
“The Church who gathers now is a sign of God’s epiphany – the revelation – that Jesus Christ comes for all people.”

Feast of the Holy Family – Two-Minute Homily: Fr Leonard Uzuegbu

December 29, 2017 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Leonard Uzuegbu for the Feast of the Holy Family 2017.
“When Jesus, the Light, is welcomed into the family, peace and love reign.”

Nativity of the Lord – Two-Minute Homily: Archbishop Mark Coleridge

December 25, 2017 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Archbishop Mark Coleridge for the Nativity of the Lord 2017.
“This tiny child, this pin-head of light, is the light that no darkness can dispel and that will become the triumphant light of Easter.”

Fourth Sunday of Advent – Two Minute Homily: Fr Mauro Conte

December 22, 2017 – Audio & Video

Two-minute Homily by Fr Mauro Conte for the Fourth Sunday of Advent 2017.
“Every promise in the Bible has two parts: first, a condition for you to obey and second, the promise of what God will do in response to your obedience.”

Homily at Funeral for Bishop John Gerry

December 21, 2017 – Video

Homily at Funeral for Bishop John Gerry by Archbishop Mark Coleridge.

Bishop John Gerry farewelled at Cathedral funeral

December 21, 2017 – Video

Bishop John Gerry farewelled at Cathedral funeral.

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