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Jun 2019 '19

The Parables Podcasts - Ep 2: The Prodigal Son

Welcome to our fortnightly series: The Parables Podcasts. Archbishop Mark Coleridge gives his insights and reflections on the parables of Jesus. In this second episode, he explores the Parable of the Prodigal son.  You can...
Jun 2019 '19

Homily for Presbyteral Ordination of Brendan Gormley and Josh Whitehead

John and Jesus - Brendan and Joshua: an odd pairing, you say. But consider: both John and Jesus were born against the odds. Elizabeth was too old and Mary was too young or at least unqualified. Yet in the Gospel we've heard...
May 2019 '19

Homily at Reaffirmation of the Covenant between Anglican Diocese of Brisbane and Catholic Dioceses of Toowoomba and Brisbane

Is this life or is this death? That's perhaps the central question of the whole Bible. Because the People of God so often went through death experiences which turned out to be life, or experiences of life from death. That's...
May 2019 '19

The Parables Podcasts - Ep 1: Introduction to the Parables

Welcome to our new fortnightly series: The Parables Podcasts. Archbishop Mark Coleridge gives his insights and reflections on the parables of Jesus. In this first episode, he gives an overview of the parables, what they...
Apr 2019 '19

Homily from Memorial Mass for Sri Lanka

The bombs in Sri Lanka exploded on the Sunday of the Resurrection, the very heart of Christian life and worship, the womb of our hope. As in Christchurch, there was a special horror in the killing of those who came to...
Apr 2019 '19

Anzac Day homily 2019

This homily was preached by Archbishop Mark Coleridge at the Mass for Anzac Day 2019 at The Cathedral of St Stephen The voices of women in war are little heard, but let one of them be heard here this morning. It's the voice...
Apr 2019 '19

Easter morning homily 2019

Archbishop Mark Coleridge preached this homily at Easter Sunday Mass at The Cathedral of St Stephen, 21 April 2019 In recent days fire has been much on our minds and before our eyes - never more so than at this Easter time...
Apr 2019 '19

Homily for The Mass of the Lord's Supper

Archbishop Mark Coleridge preached this homily at The Mass of the Lord's Supper, The Cathedral of St Stephen, Brisbane. Thursday, 18 April 2019 This evening we celebrate the first part of a great three-part Paschal liturgy...
Apr 2019 '19

Homily at the Chrism Mass 2019

The Cathedral of St Stephen 11 April 2019 "Poor, broken-hearted, captive, bereaved, despondent": words we hear from the prophet Isaiah - or to be more precise Third Isaiah who was the prophet of the return from exile...
Feb 2019 '19

Archbishop Mark's homily for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Archbishop Mark Coleridge delivered this homily at the Mass for the Vatican summit on the protection of minors in the Church. Pope Francis celebrated the Mass, which was held in the Sala Regia, Apostolic Palace on Sunday, 24...
Sep 2018 '18

2018 Annual Catholic Campaign

Archbishop Mark Coleridge presents a special homily to launch the 2018 Annual Catholic Campaign, in support of the vital ministries within the Archdiocese.
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