Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane’

Not ‘yesterday once more’ for diocesan Catholic priests

Thursday, October 12th, 2023
NZ catholic priests

At the week-long National Assembly of Diocesan Catholic Priests in Rotorua, Brisbane’s Archbishop Mark Coleridge dropped a rock in the pond. Coleridge told the Catholic priests that changes were happening, that there would be more of them and that it was important to be prepared. Coleridge suggested that ministry as a Catholic priest was not Read more

Australians search for answers to Plenary Council’s questions

Monday, October 4th, 2021
National Catholic Reporter

So far 220,000 Australians have answered the Plenary Council’s question, “What do you think God is asking of us in Australia at this time?” In 2015, Australian Archbishop Mark Coleridge says he was asking himself something similar. There was a government-mandated investigation into sexual abuse in the church and Australian Catholics were leaving the faith. Read more

First Plenary Council for Australian Catholics in decades

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Australia’s Catholic Church is making plans to hold the country’s first Plenary Council in over 80 years. Pope Francis has approved the national ecclesiastical gathering. The Plenary Council will meet twice – once in central Australia in late 2020 and again on the eastern seaboard in mid-2021. The Council’s aim is to make plans to Read more