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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 2015 '15

    Fr Brian McCoy SJ presents to the Assembly of Catholic Professionals

    Fr Brian McCoy SJ on ‘When I believe it, I’ll see it’: faith and experience in Ignatian spirituality. This talk was delivered to the Assembly of Catholic Professionals. About Fr Brian McCoy SJ Brian McCoy grew up in Melbourne but has spent most of his Jesuit and priestly life in north Australia and in Aboriginal…

  • Aug 2015 '15

    Multicultural Mass 2015

    The Archdiocese’s Annual Multicultural Mass was the embodiment of the theme of the 101st World Day of Migrants and Refugees – “Church without frontiers, Mother to all”. Thanks to Centre for Multicultural Pastoral Care and Evangelisation Brisbane for organising the Multicultural Mass.

  • Aug 2015 '15

    What’s the best thing about being a seminarian at Holy Spirit Seminary?

    National Vocations Awareness Week always falls in August. Here some local candidates for the priesthood are asked about their experiences of life and study at the Holy Spirit Seminary Queensland, Banyo. Learn more about Holy Spirit Seminary.

  • Jul 2015 '15

    Catholic Education Week 2015

    The Festival of Catholic Education was held from July 28-30 2015 within the Cathedral of St Stephen grounds, as part of the larger Catholic Education Week. This year’s theme was “Engaging Minds, Igniting Hearts, Serving Others”. Over 400 students from a range of colleges and primary schools across the Archdiocese participated over each of the…

  • Jul 2015 '15

    Marian Valley Madonna

    Congratulations to the Marian Valley Monastery at Canungra which has a renamed Mt Carmel Prayer Room in honour of a new sculpture of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt Carmel, the protector of all people at sea. Commissioned by the Napoli family, Mario and his wife Mary, and their children Fortune and Anthony, the statue…

  • Jun 2015 '15

    Corpus Christi

    The Feast of Corpus Christi is a special time when our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament is exposed publically, not just to the Catholic faithful but to the whole wide world. The local organising committee have retained this event, with its Rosary, prayers, procession and Benediction, is being held at the newly named Ambrose Treacy…

  • May 2015 '15

    menALIVE talk by ACU Vice Chancellor Greg Craven

    Hear Australian Catholic University Vice Chancellor Greg Craven’s personal story delivered at the menAlive Catholic Man Breakfast Series 2015. Often in the media on academic or constitutional matters, here he opens up about his faith and what it means to him.

  • May 2015 '15

    Powerhouse of Leaders

    The Powerhouse of Leaders is a Brisbane Catholic Education initiative annually bringing together a mix of school leaders from a range of BCE and Religious Institute Schools. They mix for networking possibilities, and to be inspired by others who have modelled fine qualities of spiritual and servant leadership.

  • May 2015 '15

    Feast of the Three Saints

    A touch of Italy comes to Brisbane through this annual May celebration of the Feast of Saints Alfio, Fidalfo and Cirino, martyred in 253AD. Mass, food stalls, entertainment and a liturgical procession through the streets of a Brisbane inner-northern suburb all highlight the vibrancy of the organising committee and the parish community.

  • May 2015 '15

    Order of Malta

    The Order of Malta is a lay Catholic organisation with a history of over 900 years of service and a particular focus is on helping the sick and the poor. Their annual Lourdes Healing Mass, at which they dispense bottles of water collected from the source at Lourdes, is a practical display of this ministry.

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