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December Prayer Intention - The Catechists

Dec 2, 2021

Every month the Pope unveils his prayer intentions. As we welcome December, the last month of the year, Pope Francis encourages us to pray for the catechists, who are summoned to announce the Word of God. The post December Prayer Intention - The Catechists...

Second Sunday of Advent - Two-Minute Homily: Fr Adrian Farrelly

Dec 2, 2021

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Adrian Farrelly for the Second Sunday of Advent 2021. "This close to Christmas we are to put on joy... Our reason for so doing is our recognition of the great things God has done for us." The post Second Sunday of Advent - Two-Minute...

Archdiocese finalises Covid vaccination policy

Nov 29, 2021

The Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane has finalised a Covid vaccination policy for all employees, clergy and contractors outside of those working in schools. From December 15, all employees across the Brisbane Archdiocese, including those employed by Brisbane...

Dr Sally Towns appointed as new BCE executive director

Nov 29, 2021

Highly experienced educator Dr Sally Towns has been appointed as the new executive director of Brisbane Catholic Education and will start the role next year. With more than 26 years in teaching and school and system leadership roles, Dr Towns is currently...

Archdiocese of Brisbane launches first online parish

Nov 25, 2021

The Archdiocese of Brisbane has launched an online parish to engage the thousands of Catholics who practise their faith through a digital format. Archbishop Mark Coleridge said the innovation was sparked by the continued interest in online Masses even...

Welcome to our Online Parish - Fr Peter Brannelly

Nov 25, 2021

We used to think of a parish as defined by Church buildings and geographic boundaries. But COVID-19 has changed all that, prompting us to explore new ways to communicate, connect and explore our faith together. Welcome to our digital parish, we hope you...

First Sunday of Advent - Two-Minute Homily: Fr Francis Fernandes

Nov 25, 2021

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Francis Fernandes for the First Sunday of Advent 2021. "My brothers and sisters, as we begin to share gifts, let us not miss the gift which Advent gives." The post First Sunday of Advent - Two-Minute Homily: Fr Francis Fernandes...

Catholic bishops endorse Uluru Statement from the Heart

Nov 22, 2021

Australia's Catholic bishops, on the recommendation of their key Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advisers, have endorsed the Uluru Statement from the Heart. The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference made the decision as it gathered online for its...

Feast of Christ the King - Two-Minute Homily: Fr William Aupito Iuliano

Nov 18, 2021

Two-Minute Homily by Fr William Aupito Iuliano for the Feast of Christ the King 2021. "The wealth of a person, in Jesus' kingdom does not have to do with the number of possessions one has accumulated, but with who you are as a person and disciple of Christ."...

Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time - Two-Minute Homily: Fr Jack Ho

Nov 11, 2021

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Jack Ho for the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 2021. "When the time of the great distress comes, we will indeed be spared because of the perfect sacrifice made by Christ once and for all." The post Thirty-Third Sunday in...

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