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Feb 2019 '19
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"Thanks for all the messages and particularly the prayers. I'm very conscious of this gathering being one that floats on the prayer of the Church around the world." A message from Archbishop Mark as he headed into today's...
Feb 2019 '19
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Here's why this meeting in Rome really does matter. Please say a prayer for us.
Feb 2019 '19
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As I am set for travels myself it is only appropriate that we hear from an overseas priest for this week's two minute homily. In his reflection, it's easy to see why the people at Mother of Mercy have embraced Fr Paul and...
Feb 2019 '19
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In a homily for our Annual Curia Mass today I gave thanks and commented upon the incredible diversity and quality of our staff, across a broad range of sectors. I'm grateful for all they do to continue the Mission of the...
Feb 2019 '19
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Four fresh faces have found their vocations with the Sisters of St Paul de Chartres, wedding Christ in their perpetual profession at St Stephen's Cathedral on February 2. ????????? Archbishop Mark Coleridge presided at the...
Feb 2019 '19
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Gympie's new parish priest is in fine fettle as he delivers this week's two minute homily. Between Fr Adrian Farrelly and Fr Dominic Orih, the parishioners of this widespread north country parish are going to be hearing...
Feb 2019 '19
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Did someone say cricket ... in Italian? Archbishop Mark Coleridge on cricket's history in Italy from today's Weekend Australian:
Feb 2019 '19
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Of the workers in the vineyard not many have tilled so long or travelled so far as Fr Pat Cassidy. The model of a country priest, he exemplifies the point made in this week's two minute homily: "Certainly Jesus, in the...
Jan 2019 '19
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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...
Jan 2019 '19
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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."
Jan 2019 '19
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Today is the Feast Day of St Anthony the Abbot
Jan 2019 '19
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I couldn't make it to #WorldYouthDay in Panama, so I bought a Panama hat in New Zealand...what's the Spanish word for louche?
Jan 2019 '19
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An interesting reflection here from Fr Neville Yun on the Greek roots of the word 'baptisma': "Every moment we choose God above ourselves we are in fact being baptised....We choose whether we simply dip our toe in or get...
Jan 2019 '19
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It's been excellent so far here in New Zealand - minus a few thrill seeking requests. #InvertedBucketList
Jan 2019 '19
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I used to be a teacher myself and taught poetry, so I am right on board with Fr Wrex's two minute homily citing T.S. Eliot: "Were we led all that way for Birth or Death? There was a Birth certainly. We had evidence and no...
Dec 2018 '18
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As the calendar year winds down we find a new face in the line up of homilists - Fr Stephen Bliss OFM. And a different take on the Feast of the Holy Family: "Mary and Joseph's witness in the infancy narratives shows us that...
Dec 2018 '18
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It's good to see Fr Frank Jones with such vim and vigour in this week's two minute homily. The positive news he has to share is surely a part of it: "How can we not always wonder at the word of God today who says, 'happy is...
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...
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