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Sculpture dream becomes reality

Archbishop Sir James Duhig was the instigator of many building projects when he was Archbishop of Brisbane from 1917 to 1965; now he's the subject of a special "building" project in his honour as Jubilee Parish commissions a statue of him. PAUL DOBBYN reports

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Miracle boy’s a precious gift from God

Anthea Nicholas made headlines last year when, at 50, she became "Australia's oldest mother to conceive naturally". Journalist SELINA VENIER spoke to her and husband Peter Byrnes about their son's birth

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New chapter unfolds in Vince’s life

He's remembered as the first lay director of Brisbane Catholic Education. But Vince O'Rourke allowed an intimate look into his life when he wrote I Wish I Was a Leper after his wife Margaret died from Alzheimer's disease. Journalist SELINA VENIER was invited to find out about the a new chapter in his life

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Reaching out to young parishioners

How the Church best engages with young people was the hot topic for a gathering of representatives from Brisbane archdiocese's parish pastoral councils last weekend. SELINA VENIER reports

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Finding hope and love in Australia

Two people from the Congo who have experienced extreme horror and trauma in their homeland and then through years in refugee camps have been re-united in an inner-city Brisbane parish where they could finally fulfil their dream to be married. PAUL DOBBYN tells their story

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Standing up for the unborn

Emily's Voice is a pro-life organisation that represents the 80,000 plus "little Australians" each year who won't be given the chance to experience life outside the womb. SELINA VENIER spoke to their new CEO Paul O'Rourke

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