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Highlights around the archdiocese

A look at some of the highlights of life and work within the Archdiocese of Brisbane.
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  • Sep 2017 '17
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    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…

  • Aug 2017 '17
    24th

    Springfield celebrates new church

    The Springfield Catholic Community is preparing to open its new church – a meeting place for a rapidly-growing parish featuring more than 25 nationalities. Our Lady of the Southern Cross church will be dedicated by Archbishop Mark Coleridge on Friday September 1, ending the Springfield Catholic Community’s temporary residence in a school hall. It will…

  • Aug 2017 '17
    24th

    Love in action

    By Sr Melissa Dwyer “Little children, let us not love in word or speech, but in deed and in truth.” (1 John 3:18) Pope Francis has declared November 19th 2017 as the first ever World Day of the Poor. The theme he has chosen, let us love not with words but with deeds, is a…

  • Aug 2017 '17
    24th

    Spending time with the Beer Garden God

    By Brother Damien Price I love stories. At Christmas, for as long as I can remember, I have sat under the mango trees in the front garden of my family home in Proserpine with my brothers and family members and broken open story. While she was alive, my mother Zena would be central in the…

  • Jul 2017 '17
    20th

    Living gratitude

      By Sr Mel Dwyer Our society is so fast to ask for things. In terms of material possessions, we want the best and latest model of everything. Even when it comes to prayer, we are so quick to turn to God and ask Him to fix things in our way and in our time….

  • Jun 2017 '17
    22nd

    League teams prepare for Confraternity Carnival

    Not everyone is on school holidays – more than 1000 of the best rugby league players in Queensland’s Catholic schools are staying back for the famous Confraternity Carnival. They will join a stellar roll of players who have competed in a Carnival that was first held in 1980. Since then, Johnathan Thurston, Wendell Sailor, Matt…

  • Jun 2017 '17
    20th

    “Five-second” moments for parents of teenage boys

    Brother Damien Price is a former teacher in Brisbane schools including St Joseph’s, Gregory Terrace, St Patrick’s College, Shorncliffe, and St Laurence’s College, South Brisbane. He continues to work with schools across the country. If you ever see someone who is the “perfect parent” of a teenage boy – think again. There is no such…

  • May 2017 '17
    11th

    Roller coaster journey for mum and daughter

    Majella and Aliah Lennox are mother and daughter – and they’re Brisbane Catholic Education school teachers. Now, they have something else in common – they have worked together to publish a hilarious new book for mothers. Roller Coaster Mumma: The ride from birth to bonkers! is brutally honest, irreverent and heartfelt. It’s confirmation for women…

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