For many people their faith is a blessing, however, during COVID-19 practicing faith in traditional ways has been challenging. The Archdiocese, its parishes and communities have been creating new and exciting ways for people to continue practicing and connecting with their faith. As Archbishop Mark has said, ‘if our doors are closed, let our hearts be open’. We will continue to look for ways to support people and nurture their faith during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
Enjoy a weekly reflection, from different members of the Catholic Community, sharing their thoughts on the Sunday’s Gospel and how its message can guide and inspire us all during these challenging times. View here.
How would you go about summing up the whole of the Old Testament? How would you even sum up the 10 Commandments? Well that is exactly what Jesus...
There are many ways to understand and think about scripture, and as always, this scripture passage gives us much to think about. For many, the...
Sometimes Jesus hits us with a shakeup. A whack on the back of the head, a call to be better. I find the message contained within the parable of...
Today’s Gospel reading is about the parable of the landowners and the tenants. It is a powerful reminder of God’s love for humanity. Through...
As a kid, we have probably often heard the words of the starter, “On your Mark! Get set! GO!” Then in a flurry of flapping limbs we made our...
My wife and I had the uncomfortable experience of getting tested for COVID-19 last month. We decided to arrive early before the testing site...
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How to access Mass online
While our churches are closed due to COVID-19 many people are turning to live streaming Masses. Download here the instructions to live stream Weekday and Sunday Mass from the Cathedral of St Stephen.
Parish Resource Booklet
COVID-19 has brought unprecedented times for parishes with the closing of church doors. This resource booklet has been prepared to assist parishes to stay connected to their community and continue to provide care and support to those who need it.
Act of Spiritual Communion Prayer Card
The Act of Spiritual Communion has been prayed by Catholics in many places and times when they were unable to receive Holy Communion. During this time of physical distancing when we cannot gather together for the Eucharist you may find comfort and the union with Jesus Christ you seek in the Holy Eucharist by praying this prayer.
Family Prayer Week by Week
Designed for families with young children the ‘Family Prayer Week by Week’ prepared by Liturgy Brisbane is a great resource for families to use to join together in prayer.
Sunday Readings – Read at Home
Each week Liturgy Brisbane prepares ‘Sunday Readings – Read at Home’ a way for people unable to live stream or attend Mass to engage with the Sunday’s prayers, readings and reflections.
Evangelisation Brisbane Daily Reflections
Evangelisation Brisbane are preparing daily theological reflections on the Gospel to help people consider what their faith is calling on them to do during this challenging time.