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First Queenslander ordained for the Pauline Fathers ‘as cool as a cucumber’

Fr Joseph Maria Buckley and Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green

PAULINE Fathers from around the world have welcomed the first Queensland-born priest into the monastic order. Fr Joseph Maria Buckley, originally from Brisbane, was ordained a priest of the Order of St Paul the First Hermit, better known as the Pauline Fathers, on June 9. He is the first Queenslander to be ordained for the order, which was founded in ... Read More »

Pauline Fathers to ordain first priest from Queensland

Br Joseph Maria Buckley

MICHAEL Buckley has waited 20 years to become a priest and now the “exciting and very terrifying” day is just around the corner. Known by his religious name as Brother Joseph Maria, the 28-year-old deacon will next month become the first Queensland priest for the Order of St Paul the First Hermit, a monastic order founded in 1215. Bishop Columba ... Read More »

Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes at Marian Valley

Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes – Annual Pilgrimage of the sick and elderly 10.00am Holy Hour, Rosary, Confession; 11.00am Mass. Lunch. 1.30pm Eucharistic Procession to Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, Blessing of each person present with the Blessed Sacrament. Divine Mercy Chaplet. All Welcome. Ph. 07 5533 3617 www.marianvalley.org Read More »

New chapel dedicated to St Teresa of Calcutta to be built in Brisbane

Catholics gather around Mother Teresa statue at Marian Valley

MOTHER Teresa longed to be at the feet of the crucified Christ and that is exactly where a group of Brisbane Catholics have put the Albanian saint. A life-like statue of St Teresa of Kolkata, which shows how the saint prayed before the Blessed Sacrament, now sits at the foot of the crucifix in Marian Valley, a shrine operated by ... Read More »

New Filipino shrine in Canungra to take on shape of traditional hat

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MARIAN Valley’s largest connected Catholic community will receive an upgrade on their “rundown” shrine in Canungra in the shape of a hat. The Catholic Filipino community has welcomed a donated shrine in the shape of the traditional workers’ hat, salakot. The announcement came during the community’s annual pilgrimage with Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge and the Pauline Monks in Canungra, and ... Read More »

Brisbane Catholics have been hosting a birthday party for Our Lady for 27 years

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JESUS’ mother has never missed a birthday party at Queensland’s own Marian shrine for the past 27 years, and 2016 was no exception. Traditionally celebrated in the Church on September 8, more than 800 Catholics flocked to the popular Marian Valley shrine for the Nativity of Mary on September 3. Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green travelled from his home diocese in Wilcannia-Forbes, ... Read More »

Our Lady honoured at Marian Valley

MORE than 600 people made the annual pilgrimage to Marian Valley, Canungra, for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady on Saturday, September 7. The feast day is regarded as one of the most significant celebrations for the Pauline Fathers, who as part of their charism oversee the popular Marian shrine. People were invited to pray to Our Lady ... Read More »

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