Saturday, June 6, 2020
Username Password
Home » Slideshow (page 12)

Category Archives: Slideshow

A raconteur with strong faith, Loretta Ryan talks faith, media and a candle at St Stephen’s Cathedral

RADIO personality Donna Lynch sits down with ABC Radio Brisbane’s Loretta Ryan to discuss faith, media and a story about lighting a candle at St Stephen’s Cathedral. Question: Loretta, welcome, and thank you for having a chat with us. Answer: Oh thank you Donna it’s lovely to have a chat. Question: Catholic school girl? Answer: Catholic school girl of course ... Read More »

‘We need to take care of one another and keep on smiling’, coronavirus wisdom from Anzac heroes

WITH COVID-19 restrictions preventing Australians from gathering at Anzac Day services and marches, Centacare has joined many other organisations and individuals to honour the bravery and sacrifice of servicemen and women in a different way. The Archdiocese of Brisbane’s aged care provider is telling the stories of its clients, who served their country from the battlefield and from their Brisbane ... Read More »

‘Community looks after community’, Kingaroy residents are looking out for each other in tough times

IN Kingaroy, community spirit is running high as Church, care agencies and businesses reach out to help the vulnerable during the pandemic period. “Community looks after community,” Kingaroy Centacare Community Services operations manager John Stevenson said. “We had two (COVID-19) cases here, six weeks ago … people who came from overseas, and they were isolated straight away. So we have ... Read More »

Catholic parents of ‘lockdown babies’ describe bringing new life into a socially distanced world

JONATHAN Ries had quit his job as a hospital theatre nurse just as Australia was on the brink of declaring COVID-19 a national health emergency. The former parishioner at the Brisbane Oratory in Annerley quit his job as a theatre nurse at the Queensland Children’s Hospital to study medicine at Flinders University, Adelaide, starting in February. On top of packing ... Read More »

Easter spent at home like the ‘Passover in Egypt’, families waited for the coming of the Lord

FOR Catholics, Easter is a time of hope and devotion through the Paschal Liturgies. And for communities of the Neocatechumenal Way, accustomed to large Easter vigil gatherings, the limitations of social distancing, proved a challenging prospect. The Neocatechumenal Way has about 70 communities in 13 dioceses across Australia. So instead of meeting as communities, Neocatechumenal families were invited to follow ... Read More »

Former Claivaux MacKillop College NRL star remembered as an outstanding man

THE Brisbane Catholic Education community is remembering one of its brightest former students who passed away suddenly last weekend. Mitch Cronin, a former Clairvaux Mackillop College student who excelled at rugby league, died suddenly after a suspected medical condition, leaving his family and many friends in mourning. Mitch would have celebrated his 28th birthday this Saturday. He was the captain of ... Read More »

Scroll To Top