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Q&A with the Archbishop – Trust The Catholic Leader

archbishop mark coleridge

Archbishop Mark Coleridge will host a weekly Q&A for The Catholic Leader. In his first video in the Q&A series, His Grace comments on his Archdiocese’s newspaper, The Catholic Leader, and its role in providing news, formation, and a Catholic perspective in Australian society. For more videos, visit www.catholicleader.com.au, or see our Facebook and Twitter page for updates. Read More »

Betty’s on a mission to help

Betty Graver

A HEARTBREAKING visit to India has left Beenleigh parishioner Betty Graver with a mission to find doctors willing to care for sick Indian children. Ms Graver recently returned from her fifth visit to India with Mamre International, a charity organisation that helps the poorest of the poor in India. Unlike previous trips where she has visited orphaned children, Ms Graver ... Read More »

MGL’s launch a digital faith gift

Gospels downloading: Missionaries of God’s Love Father Dave Callahan downloads the new MGL app onto a nearby Android smartphone at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival.

AUSTRALIA’s Missionaries of God’s Love have launched a new smartphone application to make faith formation available to more Catholics. Missionary of God’s Love priest Fr Dave Callahan said the recently launched app was part of the MGL’s new media ministry. “The new evangelisation is a really big part of our life,” Fr Callahan said. “We always talk about trying to ... Read More »

Rosary beads made for third world

Former co-ordinator Regina O’Shaunessey hands the Universary Rosary Bouquet into the hands of Gail and Kevin Shorthouse outside their new office at Marian Valley, with Pauline Father Columba Macbeth-Green.

HANDMADE Rosary beads made by the Universal Rosary Bouquet will soon be distributed to third world countries and primary schools in Queensland thanks to a new merger with Catholic Mission. Brisbane’s Universal Rosary Bouquet co-ordinator Gail Shorthouse recently met with Catholic Mission Brisbane’s director David McGovern to discuss sending Rosary beads to Mongolia, the focus of Catholic Mission’s World Mission ... Read More »

Putt-putt wins in charity drive

A YOUTUBE video viewed by more than a million people about a young boy who designed a cardboard arcade in his dad’s hardware story inspired Year 7 students from St Brigid’s Primary School, Nerang, to create card-board putt-putt golf courses to raise money for Catholic charities. Realising the impact one small boy made on his community by creating a cardboard ... Read More »

Come alive in faith this summer

ROADTRIPS down the eastern coast of Australia during January provide the perfect backdrop for the long drive to Bathurst – and not just for high-speed racing. Rather, when summer comes, hundreds of young people from Australia and beyond gather for the week-long Summer School of Evangelisation at St Stanislaus College, Bathurst, one of four locations in Australia for this annual ... Read More »

Music vital to Maeve’s walk through life with Jesus Christ

Verbum Dei Missionary Maeve Louise Heaney

MISSIONARY work can take a person to many parts of the world.For Verbum Dei missionary, theology lecturer and musician Sister Maeve Louise Heaney, her mission has taken her from her home in Dublin, Ireland, to Spain, London, Rome and now to Brisbane.For the 46-year-old, the journey to Brisbane, where Sr Maeve lectures in systematic theology focusing on music and art ... Read More »

US author talks about new book on Theology of the Body

Emily Stimpson

AMERICAN Catholic writer Emily Stimpson released her new book, These Beautiful Bones: An Everyday Theology of the Body, in September. Well-known speaker and biblical theologian Dr Scott Hahn said it was a “unique combination of deep wisdom, practical insight and personal experience”.  Christopher West praised Stimpson for taking Theology of the Body “beyond the bedroom and applying the sacramental worldview ... Read More »

Adventure continues at 100

Centenary of faith: Good Samaritan Sister Dolores Carroll with Bishop Brian Finnigan at her 100th birthday celebration.

GOOD Samaritan Sister Dolores Carroll believes the key to a long, fulfilling life is study, travel and learning a new language. The well-travelled nun of 83 years celebrated her 100th birthday on November 4. On her birthday, Bishop Brian Finnigan celebrated a thanksgiving Mass at Marycrest Hostel, Kangaroo Point, where Sr Dolores lives. Bishop Finnigan was joined by Bishop Ray ... Read More »

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