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Apr 2019 '19
19th

Good Friday - Easter Series 2019

"With false accusations against him and howls for blood from those who hated him, Jesus was sentenced to death as a criminal." Our 2019 Holy Week video series continues with Good Friday. Mass times available here: Mass Times 2019
Apr 2019 '19
18th

Holy Thursday - Easter Series 2019

"In spite of all this, he still choose to do the will of the Father, trusting in the strange and wonderful plan of God." As the Easter Triduum begins this evening, our 2019 Holy Week video series continues with Holy...
Apr 2019 '19
13th

Palm Sunday - Easter Series 2019

"On Palm Sunday, we celebrate the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. Everyone was singing Hosanna, and waving palms in the air and laying cloaks on the ground, as Jesus rode in on a donkey." Our 2019 Holy Week video...
Apr 2019 '19
11th

Holy Week 2019 Video Series

"All time is holy but we name one week Holy Week, because it takes us to the very heart of Gods gift to us." Our 2019 Holy Week video series starts here - join us at Masses across the archdiocese: http://bit.ly/MassTimes2019
Apr 2019 '19
4th

Five-second moments to help parents of teenage boys

Brother Damien Price is a former teacher in Brisbane schools including St Joseph's, Gregory Terrace, St Patrick's College, Shorncliffe, and St Laurence's College, South Brisbane. He continues to work with schools across the...
Mar 2019 '19
29th

Fourth Friday of Lenten Season

As we continue our journey through Lent, it can be helpful to remember how can respond in this season.
Mar 2019 '19
21st

St Brigid's - Red Hill

Over 100 years ago, this iconic big red church was built upon a hilltop overlooking Brisbane's CBD. Designed by famed architect Robin S. Dods and modelled on the Albi Cathedral in France, it has been a place of regular...
Mar 2019 '19
17th

When is St Patrick's Day Celebrated?

March 17th is usually the day St Patrick's Day is celebrated, but that's not always the case. This year it's on Monday the 18th of March...
Mar 2019 '19
15th

Keeping the Faith - Peter McWhirter (With Donna Lynch)

In this month's installment of Keeping the Faith, Donna interviews Peter McWhirter, director of Scotch & Soda and who has been heavily involved in the fashion industry for the past 40 years.
Mar 2019 '19
8th

First Friday of the Lenten Season

Welcome to the first Friday of the Lenten season.
Mar 2019 '19
6th

Lent Begins...

Today is Ash Wednesday, where we receive ashes on our foreheads. It marks the beginning of Lent, a time of fasting and prayer over the next 40 days till Easter.
Feb 2019 '19
14th

Plenary Council 2020 - Tell us your thoughts

The time to have your say on the future of the Australian Catholic Church is right now. We urge you to have your say on how the Catholic Church can better reflect and embody the values of a contemporary Australia. Please...
Jan 2019 '19
2nd

The Lights of Christmas

Over the Christmas season, we welcomed the Lights of Christmas at the Cathedral of St Stephen. Here are some small snippets of the show.
Jan 2019 '19
1st

2018 Two-Minute Homily Outtakes

Our homilists are very generous with their time and we do thank them for another great year. Here's a peek behind the scenes at some of the few grains of sand and grit which allow them to make pearls of wisdom.
Dec 2018 '18
21st

Keeping the Faith - Sr Angela Mary Doyle

When someone has lived a good while and can say with all sincerity "All my memories are loving and wonderful" it's a sign of either a life well lived or a great and generous heart. In Sr Angela Mary Doyle we have both...
Dec 2018 '18
15th

Anniversary of the Royal Commission Report

"It was just 12 months ago today, with the release of the Final Report of the McClellan Royal Commission onto public record, that victims voices and stories were no longer silenced."
Dec 2018 '18
6th

Life experience makes Fr Bryan a Youngcare fan

A few suburbs from where he grew up, Fr Bryan Roe stands on soil that will become home to some young Queenslanders in desperate need. Fr Bryan knows their plight - he was once a teenage tennis star on the path to a famous...
Nov 2018 '18
16th

Keeping the Faith - Ralph Devlin

Ralph Devlin is a QC lawyer, volunteers with the Surf Lifesavers and loves to sing. Donna Lynch interviews Ralph about the many aspects of his life.
Nov 2018 '18
15th

Cathedral to light up for Christmas spectacular

HISTORIC St Stephen's Cathedral is set to become the new centrepiece of Christmas celebrations in Brisbane, with a free light and sound spectacular each night from December 12-24. People of all ages are expected to gather on...
Nov 2018 '18
14th

A message to the Year 12s of 2018

By Brother Damien Price I WAS out walking the other day and a jacaranda flower falling from a tree beside Schultz Canal got me thinking. Over the coming days thousands of wonderful young men and women will graduate from...
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