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Brisbane archdiocese launches Reconciliation Action Plan after three years in the making

BRISBANE archdiocese has launched an historic Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) that aims to correct “past injustices” by promoting new and stronger relations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. “Those injustices remain a running sore at the heart of the nation,” Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge said, introducing the plan after an Aboriginal corroboree and smoking ceremony performed outside the city’s ... Read More »

Brisbane deacon given rare honour for chaplain service

DEACON Peter Devenish-Meares has received a rare official honour for his chaplaincy work as an Officer in the Venerable Order of St John. Only three months ago, Deacon Devenish-Meares was appointed chairman of the board for St John Ambulance Queensland, after serving on the board since 2018. He is also Mission Australia’s chaplain for Queensland and the Northern Territory, has ... Read More »

New icon to be a face of mercy for those coming to the tribunal with difficult situations

REGIONAL Tribunal judicial vicar Fr Adrian Sharp unveiled a freshly written icon of Our Lady Help of Christians to audible gasps at a blessing at Mercy House on September 14. “It was just stunning,” Regional Tribunal director in Brisbane archdiocese Paul Shogren said. “It’s a powerful and beautiful icon that Sr Josephine Marie has written.” Sr Josephine Marie, of the ... Read More »

Evangelisation – what’s Jesus got to do with it?

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AT the end of the Second Vatican Council, Pope Paul VI entrusted the newly “rejuvenated” Church to one specific group of Catholics. It was for young people, the Pope said, that the Church was being re-examined “to respond better to the design of her Founder”. So, after four rigorous years, the Church was entrusting young people to “build a better ... Read More »

Brisbane joins season of caring for creation

INTERNATIONAL speakers will explore pressing questions of faith, spirituality and caring for creation during an online series being presented in Brisbane during September. Archbishop Peter Loy Chong of Suva, Fiji, and United States theologian Franciscan Father Daniel Horan will be among those heading the line-up of speakers for a four-part series of one-hour online events. Brisbane archdiocese is hosting the ... Read More »

Brisbane youth group a walking blessing for COVID-hit poor in India

YOUNG Catholics from the Kingston-Marsden parish are walking on air after raising more than $7000 for some of India’s most vulnerable citizens by trekking through the Logan suburbs. Members of the Maxmilian Kolbe parish youth group set a challenge to raise money for two organisations run by Catholic religious congregations in India by each walking 50km over 21 days. The ... Read More »

Archdiocese answering a hunger for spiritual direction with new web page

BRISBANE archdiocese has launched a new web page for people searching for spiritual direction. Recently added to the archdiocese’s website, it’s a response to public demand. Former vicar for religious Josephite Sister Moya Campbell was receiving so many calls from people seeking the names of spiritual directors in the archdiocese that she decided it was time to compile an up-to-date ... Read More »

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