St Agnes’ Catholic Parish

Fr Paul’s 8 tips to feed your faith

Fr Paul’s 8 tips to feed your faith Faith is like a seedling; without food, water, and protection it will always struggle to grow to maturity. It is not a rigid, solid, never-changing thing; Faith is fragile and precious. For those who are unsure who God is, and what faith might mean to them, it can be [...]

2022-06-01T15:28:48+10:00May 31st, 2022|

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross The 14 Stations of the Cross adorn the walls of almost every Catholic church and chapel. Many parishes commemorate the Fridays of Lent and Good Friday with a prayerful remembrance of the passion of Christ by walking the stations with him. Throughout our history, Christians have longed to literally walk in the footsteps [...]

2022-03-30T07:22:14+10:00March 30th, 2022|

The 2023 XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

The 2023 XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops In March 2020, Pope Francis announced that the theme for the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in October 2023 would be “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission”. Pope Francis asks us to dream of a renewed church where all people [...]

2022-02-16T07:29:41+10:00February 8th, 2022|

8 Tips for Self Care 

8 Tips for Self Care  With the many things happening in each one’s life presently, it may be beneficial to take a moment to reflect on “How am I caring for myself in the midst of life?”. Only in doing this can really be a gift to others in any capacity. This article shares eight practical tips [...]

2022-02-08T14:06:22+10:00February 8th, 2022|

A Jesse Tree is a great way to prepare for Christmas

A Jesse Tree is a great way to prepare for Christmas The Jesse Tree Then a shoot will spring from the stem of Jesse, and a branch from his roots will bear fruit. The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and strength, the spirit of [...]

2021-11-24T13:16:20+10:00November 24th, 2021|

Significant Anniversaries for the St Carthage’s Cathedral

Significant Anniversaries for the St Carthage's Cathedral Over the coming days 15 and 18 August we, as a Diocese, celebrate two important anniversaries of St Carthage’s Cathedral in Lismore – its Consecration (1919) and Dedication (1907) respectively. Why is this important? The word Cathedral comes from a Latin word "cathedra" meaning “seat” or “chair”. It is the [...]

2021-08-17T14:27:45+10:00August 17th, 2021|

Prayer is our Sanctuary

Prayer is our Sanctuary Prayer opens the door through which you enter a sanctuary of strength and safety, protection, and renewal. Times of prayer, of conscious contact with God, provide you with sustenance and renewed vigour so that when you are ready you can face the world again – uplifted, refreshed and empowered. Prayer is a fundamental [...]

2021-06-23T15:22:24+10:00June 23rd, 2021|

St Agnes’ Catholic Parish Retreat

St Agnes' Catholic Parish Retreat Drawing comfort and strength from the Psalms: Presented by Fr Elio Capra When: Friday 21 May 2021 Where: Francis Retreat 2 Thomson Place Bonny Hills Time: 8.45am Check-in 9.00am -2pm Morning Tea & Lunch provided Register for the event here

2021-05-06T13:24:52+10:00May 6th, 2021|

What is an apostle?

What is an apostle? Apostles were those entrusted by Jesus to help build the church and spread the message of His teachings. The word apostle comes from the Greek word, ‘apostello’, meaning a messenger or one sent on a mission. While we all are called to spread the Good News, not everyone is given the gift of apostleship [...]

2021-04-28T11:10:23+10:00April 28th, 2021|
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