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God’s a constant messenger – how one young man’s dream changed from action hero to seminarian

WHAT he described as “text messages from God” was part of Mick Greathead’s discernment to officially enter Holy Spirit Provincial Seminary, Banyo, last month.  The 20-year-old, raised a stone’s throw from his new surroundings among 22 other seminarians, said God often prompted a priestly vocation from his mid-teens, but it wasn’t always a shared mindset.  “As a teenager, I’d go ... Read More »

Crossing a ‘void’ for the poor, a Christian Brother’s journey to the heart of the village

LEADER, teacher, village ambulance driver – Christian Brother Frank Hennessy has laboured for the best in people from Ballarat to East Timor. Br Hennessy was recently in Brisbane for the final thanksgiving at St Joseph’s Gregory Terrace as the Christian Brothers withdrew from East Timor. He worked in East Timor for five years as ministry leader where he changed the ... Read More »

Teenagers teach their mum and dad new ways to encounter and express their faith

“CHURCH widow” is an identity Jacinta Coman has lived. She recalled being the “sole driving force for faith” within her immediate family, but has long dusted off the tag, as today the mother-of-three- teenager’s reality is quite the contrary. Earlier this month, Jacinta’s husband of 22 years, Mark, and their children, Zac, 19, Abbey, 18, and Georgia, 15, together attended ... Read More »

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