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Small Blessings has community getting on board

TEN Goa billboards overlooking roads and pedestrian centres across Brisbane were sharing Small Blessings as part of Brisbane archdiocese’s campaign for hope in times of pandemic. The 10 sites ran from May 4 until today. One of the blessings displayed on the billboards came from Janice Everingham, a parishioner from The Gap, whose message was – “Health carers who help ... Read More »

A pearl of wisdom from a grandmother on Mother’s Day

For Mother’s Day, I called up my Gran to see if she had any pearls of wisdom. Let’s see if this counts. MY Gran said her biggest regret in life was she never learned how to ride a horse. It was an inconsequential skill to regret, she said, but her regret was a good one to have. She was born ... Read More »

Townsville priests rally to bring message of hope to community

“WE must continue to minister to our communities through these difficult times,” Townsville Bishop Tim Harris told diocese priests via a Zoom meeting. “Over Easter more than 1000 people watched many of the Easter Triduum celebrations with many viewing daily Masses from the Sacred Heart Cathedral,” he said. Coronavirus restrictions had barred faithful from churches, but parishes continued to offer ... Read More »

Queensland’s Catholic schools focused on family support, not fast-tracking return to school

AMID COVID-19 restrictions being eased across the community, Queensland’s 307 Catholic schools won’t take up a federal government “incentive” to fast-track school funding to restart face-to-face teaching by the end of the month. “We want to focus on supporting the students, supporting our families and ensuring the pandemic has the minimal impact on the wellbeing of students and their learning,” ... Read More »

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