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Dec 2018 '18
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There's a nice symmetry here as Fr Stephen Byrnes delivers a two-minute homily based upon this weekend's readings in the Enoggera parish's own St John the Baptist church. How true too: "We reduce the significance of baptism...
Dec 2018 '18
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Our beautiful precinct is quickly turning into a Christmas lighting marvel. Beginning tomorrow and continuing until Christmas Eve, I hope to see you there. For more information (including Mass times) and to RSVP (for FREE...
Dec 2018 '18
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This weekend's Gospel talks of John the Baptist as a "lone voice crying out in the desert". In this latest two minute homily we have the soothing voice of Fr Chukwudi, crying out amidst the hurly burly of December: "So for...
Dec 2018 '18
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Advent is the dawn of something, as Fr Denis Scanlan pinpoints here. Let's hope and pray this optimism carries on to full fruition: "Advent gets our life back into context..it reminds us of God's promise of victory over all...
Dec 2018 '18
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Listening. Learning. Praying. An Advent Pastoral Letter by Archbishop Mark Coleridge: archbne.org/gprg
Nov 2018 '18
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The Feast of Christ the King is somewhat like New Years Eve for the Liturgical Calendar, a chance to make anew the world, and, if we are wise, reassess what passes for power: "Jesus is not like the rulers of this world...He...
Nov 2018 '18
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An amazing celebration tonight of the end of the Year of Youth in a huge warehouse not far from where I live. Hundreds of young people from all over the diocese and all kinds of different backgrounds, great speakers...
Nov 2018 '18
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In this week's two minute homily Fr Dan Redhead hones in on the short but significant second reading of the day, where Jesus' single sacrifice is compared with and easily outstrips the sacrificial offerings of the Temple...
Nov 2018 '18
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Br Damien Price is a wonderful contributor to this Archdiocese. His words resonate with many. All the best to our Seniors of 2018.
Nov 2018 '18
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Fr Isidore finds a number of widow's prominent in this weekend's readings. He rightly poses the question what could have motivated them to give away all they had to live on?: "The answer lies in their faith, hope and love...
Nov 2018 '18
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Fr John Echewodo's reflection includes a perfect symmetry and balance: "Jesus believes that love of God and love of neighbour are both inseparable...They are like the two wings of a bird. As a bird cannot fly with one wing...
Oct 2018 '18
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Deacon Gary's expert weaving of the story of Bartimaeus into the hopes of the Plenary Council 2020 is something to behold: "In faith we know that Jesus wants to restore our sight, to give us a vision for the future that sees...
Oct 2018 '18
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In a world which is sorely challenged, Fr Anthony Mellor reminds us that true leaders will emerge no matter how dark the hour. Yet today's Gospel carries "a recurring tale of blind ambition and human squabbling. Jesus is...
Oct 2018 '18
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This Sunday, we will unveil a new shrine that will be dedicated in The Cathedral of St Stephen.
Oct 2018 '18
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In this week's two minute homily Fr Nigel reflects on the Gospel reading where Jesus, in His role as the good teacher, is illustrating for the disciples the value of eternal life. He links it back well to the Easter story...
Oct 2018 '18
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The very youthful Fr Odinaka expounds here upon something which I hope is at the very heart of deliberations and dialogue during the Synod on Young people, the faith and vocational discernment, now underway in Rome: "Those...
Sep 2018 '18
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Fr Wrex's timing is impeccable, as the country sits down to watch two teams do battle in AFL and Rugby League this weekend: "Human beings have a tendency to bind themselves together in tribes or clubs...it can tend to be...
Sep 2018 '18
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It was privilege today to celebrate a very lively Mass out at the Ignite Conference in Rothwell. At a gathering afterwards I reflected on the great spark that the Emmanuel Community, which gave birth to Ignite, had lit over...
Sep 2018 '18
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Congratulations to the Archdiocese of Brisbane team for reaching 5,000 likes on Facebook. I wish you continued growth and success.
Sep 2018 '18
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Today the Catholic Church remembers Saint Vincent de Paul, the French, 17th century priest known as the patron of Catholic charities for his apostolic work among the poor and marginalized.
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