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Buranda community gathers for first Mass at St Luke’s in 30 months

Mass at St Luke's Church Buranda

RENOVATIONS on one of Brisbane’s iconic Spanish mission-style churches, St Luke’s Church, Buranda, are finally complete after a 30-month closure. The Catholic community at Buranda held its first Mass inside the newly renovated church on June 18, the first in nearly three years. The church officially closed for renovations on December 28, 2014, and Sunday Masses were relocated to the ... Read More »

Archbishop Coleridge says perpetual adoration ‘no waste of time’

Archbishop Coleridge in adoration

DECIDING the future of the Catholic Church in Australia will only be possible if the devotion to perpetual adoration of the Blessed Sacrament increases, Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge said. Archbishop Coleridge made his comments during a visit to adorers who have prayed almost non-stop for eight years before the Blessed Sacrament inside the Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Chapel at Villa ... Read More »

Emergency need up 30 per cent for volunteers of local Vinnies conference

Vinnies Red Hill

SOMEWHERE in Anthony Sullivan’s neighbourhood is a child without a pair of shoes, a mother desperate to pay the bills, and an ex-prisoner with no food and no place to call home. A member of the St Vincent de Paul Society’s Rosalie/Red Hill conference and Jubilee parishioner, Mr Sullivan has seen first-hand the poverty some Australians face, and many of ... Read More »

Artists call for unity and peace in Cathedral exhibition

Olga Bakhtina and Michelle Bowden

ARTISTS throughout Brisbane are using what Pope John Paul II described as their “gift as creators of beauty” to call for peace and unity around the world. Cathedral of St Stephen’s Art Group has invited local Brisbane artists to create new works based on the theme, All Are One, for its annual winter art exhibition being held this week. COSSAG ... Read More »

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