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Jun 2019 '19
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Fr John is an honest salt, and always with a very practical take on things, as reflected in this two minute homily: " 'I still have many things to say to you,' Jesus continues to say to us today, as we endeavour to grow in...
Jun 2019 '19
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As we head toward's the winter solstice, Deacon Peter Devenish-Meares' words are very welcome: "The good news of Pentecost is that the Holy Spirit's ministry continues today. It's a ministry of salvation; a ministry of...
Jun 2019 '19
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In this homily for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Fr Bob Harwood does not yield one little bit to what Saint John Paul II called the culture of death. Nor should he, when, as he says, "our stature, our strength is drawn upon...
May 2019 '19
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The Noosa District Parish's Fr Paul Eloagu makes an eloquent reflection on today's Gospel, where Jesus is annoucing to his disciples his upcoming departure: "In this life we have to part with loved ones from time to time...
May 2019 '19
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On Thursday morning we had another of the Men Alive breakfasts which have become a regular feature of Catholic Brisbane. About 150 men of all ages gather for breakfast...but also to enjoy each other's company, share a bit...
May 2019 '19
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Join me as I introduce our new Parables of Jesus podcast series. ????????? You can listen to these podcasts by subscribing to our channel "Archdiocese of Brisbane" on your preferred podcast app, or simply via the Brisbane...
May 2019 '19
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On Sunday 19 May I was in the little town of Kumbia (in the parish of Kingaroy) to celebrate the centenary of the church. ????????? My predecessor James Duhig was there 100 years ago to bless the church of Our Lady of Peace...
May 2019 '19
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Today marks the beginning of National Volunteer Week (May 20 - 26) and the theme this year is "Making a World of Difference." ????????? We have 98 parishes in the Archdiocese of Brisbane which accounts for approximately 8200...
May 2019 '19
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On Saturday night I was at Holy Spirit Parish, Bray Park celebrating the Silver Jubilee of priestly ordination of two Holy Spirit missionaries pictured here - Fr Gaspar Mushi (r) and Fr Tom Kessy (l). Both are from Tanzania...
May 2019 '19
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This week's two minute homilist, Fr Stephen Byrnes, holds fast to the promise of Easter in this story of dedicated loving - as the Lord has loved us: "We are an Easter people, and love is our song."(Sunday's readings...
May 2019 '19
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Today I had Mass and lunch at Holland Park with the MCBS priests serving in Brisbane and Townsville. MCBS stands for Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, and they've been a real blessing to not only to Brisbane...
May 2019 '19
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How apt that Pope Francis has acted to institute his Motu Propio in the week that leads to Good Shepherd Sunday. Fr Terry Neueva, the parish priest at Acacia Ridge, is also bang on when he reflects on the path ahead: "We are...
May 2019 '19
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A two minute homily with Deacon Mike is always time well spent, as the people at Rochedale Parish and St Vincent's Hospital will attest. This weekend he reflects on the disciples heading back to their comfort zone: "Peter...
Apr 2019 '19
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Fr Adrian Sharp's two minute homily for this the Second Sunday of Easter is perfectly balanced, much like the stained glass window of the Resurrection and the sombre sculpture of the Crucifixion he is seen standing before...
Apr 2019 '19
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A full house for the Memorial Mass for Sri Lanka at the Cathedral this morning. The full text of the Homily is found here: https://brisbanecatholic.org.au/articles/memorial-mass-for-sri-lanka-homily/
Apr 2019 '19
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The homily by Archbishop Mark Coleridge at this morning's Anzac Day Mass at The Cathedral of St Stephen: archbne.org/ddpg
Apr 2019 '19
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Please join us at The Cathedral of St Stephen on Sunday for a Memorial Mass to pray for the victims of the Sri Lankan terror attacks and to pray for the peace of a grieving nation. Archbishop Mark Coleridge will celebrate the Mass.
Apr 2019 '19
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In the course of a busy week, it's great to be able to hand over two-minute Homily duties for this year. Bishop Ken Howell steps in admirably: "When we face the trials of life, how are we to understand this Easter day? Today...
Apr 2019 '19
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The homily by Archbishop Mark Coleridge at The Mass of the Lord's Supper: archbne.org/ddbq
Apr 2019 '19
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It's usually only Bayside parishioners who get to enjoy Fr Frank Jones' energy. Not so today as he foreshadows the unfolding of events during Holy Week: "Like Veronica, who in wiping His suffering face in her small act of...
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