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Age is no barrier

May 17, 2022

As Australia celebrates National Volunteer Week (May 16 - 22) , it's nice to reflect on Southport Parish's Pat Williamson, for whom age is no barrier. The 95 year old still continues to help out with "Angel's Kitchen" in spite of significant hearing and...

Fifth Sunday of Easter - Two-Minute Homily: Fr Mario Debattista OFM

May 12, 2022

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Mario Debattista OFM for the Fifth Sunday of Easter 2022. "Jesus loves as he said his Heavenly Father loves; by allowing his rain to fall and his sun to shine on bad and good alike." The post Fifth Sunday of Easter - Two-Minute...

Fourth Sunday of Easter - Two-Minute Homily: Fr Rafal Rucinski

May 5, 2022

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Rafal Rucinski for the Fourth Sunday of Easter 2022. "The challenge for us as followers of Christ is to resolve conflicts in the way that Christ does; with love and humility and the willingness to suffer for the other person."...

ACSL launches new safeguarding portal for Australian Church entities

May 4, 2022

A new portal launched today by Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd (ACSL) will help Catholic organisations measure their progress in applying the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards (NCSS). Marking the launch of the portal, ACSL CEO Dr Ursula Stephens...

Bishops prepare to elect new Conference president

May 3, 2022

Archbishop Mark Coleridge's tenure as president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference will conclude next week, after the Holy See asked that bishops not serve in leadership roles in bishops conferences past 75. Archbishop Coleridge, elected president...

Finding God in Nature and Living Laudato Si

Apr 28, 2022

Big things are happening worldwide around Laudato Si' in the wake of the Pope's call for us all to "care for our common home". Here in Brisbane Archdiocese, a small group of clergy, inspired by the Brisbane Catholic Bushwalking Club (60 plus years and...

Third Sunday of Easter - Two-Minute Homily: Dcn Adam Walk

Apr 28, 2022

Two-Minute Homily by Dcn Adam Walk for the Third Sunday of Easter 2022. "God is generous. He gives to believers gifts and blessings with the same generosity with which he delivered the catch of fish to the disciples." The post Third Sunday of Easter...

Service times for Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday)

Apr 22, 2022

ARCHDIOCESE OF BRISBANE - 2022 DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY OPTIONS Find a Catholic Mass or service in South East Queensland by specifying any of time, place, service and language on our special search page. Divine Mercy Sunday, at Bowen Hills, with welcome reception...


Apr 21, 2022

As a former Army Officer and now a Deacon, Gary Stone knows full well the value and importance of an Army Chaplain. Thanks to the Brisbane Archdiocesan Archives he was recently given the opportunity to compare the modern day Chaplaincy kit with a World...

Second Sunday of Easter - Two-Minute Homily: Rev Dr Peter Devenish-Meares

Apr 21, 2022

Two-Minute Homily by Rev Dr Peter Devenish-Meares for the Second Sunday of Easter 2022. "Jesus offers us his abundant peace, and send's God's spirit to go with us. Right into our hearts as we go about noticing and serving others." The post Second Sunday...

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