Rev Dr Anthony Gooley, Ministry Development Officer (Faith & Life Vicariate, Archdiocese of Brisbane)
It would be a remarkable and sad moment if a parish planned to exclude some people from the Eucharistic assembly on Sunday. We know from recent history that the sin of racism had once been supported by Christian Churches in Africa and the USA who insisted on and supported segregation
Welcome to this month's edition of "Liturgy Notes", the liturgy and music section of the Faith & Life e-newsletter. The increasing use of audio-visual technologies to produce worship aids in liturgy has significant implications for parishes and schools with regard to copyright obligations.
Welcoming Refugees & Asylum Seekers: Beyond Political Spin
By Paul Power (CEO, Refugee Council of Australia)
In the past month, the national political and public debate about asylum seekers and refugees has, yet again, reached fever pitch. Sadly, the battle between the major parties takes centre stage and much of the media coverage focuses not on the issues or on the lives at risk but on the implications for national politics.
As we continue along at a blinding pace towards the middle of the second decade of the 21st century, we find ourselves in an utterly unique situation. Amidst the omnipresence of technology, the constant beat of one song or another and the instant search of Google (that's right – it even thinks it knows what you are searching for before you do),
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Rebecca Miller Diocesan Project Officer - Welcome, Inclusion & Outreach
We know that hospitality is a key ingredient for every vibrant community. As a faith community we come together to share the story of Jesus, to partake in Eucharist and share the mission of Jesus, caring for each other and caring for the world around us.
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