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.
As we enter Advent to begin another Church year, the first reading from the prophet Isaiah is begging God to ‘tear the heavens open and come...
Today’s Gospel speaks to our human nature as social beings and calls us to recognise and acknowledge each other as a temple of the Holy Spirit...
I have always found today’s Gospel reading perplexing. It’s hard not to feel sorry for the poor servant who was entrusted with one talent. He...
After COVID restrictions were lifted, a few women started meeting in the parish kitchen to reconnect. We planned a long awaited day trip to Marian...
Imagine receiving the news that you are hungry, poor in spirit, persecuted or bereaved as congratulations! What a strange feeling it would be to be...
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...
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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.