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Weigel reads signs of warning and hope for West

United States Catholic intellectual Professor George Weigel, biographer of Pope John Paul II, visited Brisbane recently, and journalist PAUL DOBBYN sought his views on a range of topics related to the Church in the world

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Joyful servants of the poor

Missionaries from the dumpsites of the Philippines have visited Queensland to promote awareness of their work, MATT EMERICK spoke to them about the mission

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Mother Vincent’s letters live on

The Correspondence of Mother Vincent Whitty 1839 to 1892 is a treasure revealed to the Brisbane Sisters of the Mercy and the wider Church community during the order's celebration of the 150th anniversary of its arrival in Queensland. Reporter PAUL DOBBYN spoke with the historians responsible for the work, Sr Anne Hetherington and Sr Pauline Smoothy

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Battling to stop the horror of war

Kathy Kelly is a United States school teacher who has devoted much of her life to working for peace. Journalist PAUL DOBBYN gives an insight into her devotion on the eve of her visit to Brisbane

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Stewardship is counter-cultural

A couple devoting their life to promoting stewardship spirituality travel far and wide to deliver their message with enthusiasm. Journalist PAUL DOBBYN interviewed them in Brisbane recently

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Sent forth to preach God’s word

Three Nigerians who had been in formation for the priesthood at Holy Spirit Provincial Seminary, Banyo, returned to their homeland recently to be ordained. Journalist SELINA VENIER caught up with them when they arrived back in Brisbane to begin the next stage of their mission as priests

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Speaking from the heart about faith

Archbishop John Bathersby of Brisbane led a group of World Youth Day 2011 pilgrims through the Holy Land on the way to Madrid. Journalist PAUL DOBBYN spoke with the archbishop in Spain about his pilgrimage

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Walking with Our Lord’s love

Aspleycare, a welfare group in the Brisbane northside parish of Aspley, has taken on the ministry of Walking With Love to support expectant and nursing mothers. SELINA VENIER reports on the impact of the outreach

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