Ecumenical luncheon helps raise $15,000 for drought relief

Ecumenical luncheon helps raise $15,000 for drought relief

Attendees were treated to an excellent presentation from mountaineer and Vocation Director for the Archdiocese of Brisbane, Fr Morgan Batt. The ecumenical Luncheon and previous fund-raising efforts raised approximately $15,000 and will be sent to the Drought-Relief Committee in the West to distribute to approximately 150 families who are suffering as a result of the … [Read more…]

Fr Peter Greene passes away

Fr Peter Greene passed away peacefully on Tuesday in Rockhampton. He was educated at the Range College and Christian Brothers’ College, worked for the public service for 2 years then entered Banyo Seminary in 1947. He was ordained in St Joseph’s Cathedral 28th June 1955 by Bishop Tynan, spent 3 years working in the Missions … [Read more…]

“Religion – Catalyst for Violence or Peace? Probing the Abrahamic Traditions for Answers”

This eConference will tap into interfaith issues surrounding the three Abrahamic traditions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. The aim is to explore the potential for these traditions to cultivate peace in a world that associates Religion with violence.   The eConference will be streamed live over the internet on –   DATE: Tuesday, 23 June 2015 … [Read more…]

Don’t Mess with Marriage

Re: Pastoral Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Australia to all Australians on the ·same-Sex Marriage’ Debate As the debate about ‘same-sex marriage’ gains momentum nationally, the Australian Catholic Bishops believe it is important to highlight the meaning of marriage. Given the implications of redefining marriage, today we are issuing a pastoralletter <http://catholic.us7.1istmanage.com/track/click?u=Obfcbfe 7b23d4d0399421 d8b … [Read more…]

Australia Day Mass

Australia Day Mass

On Australia day we came together for Mass and then farewelled Fr John Fitz-Herbert who has been transferred to Mackay.