Daily Gospel Reflections

Daily gospel reflections provided by members of the Evangelisation Brisbane team and guest writers around the Archdiocese. Taking a portion of the gospel reading from the daily Eucharist as the starting point, these are written to inspire recipients to read and pray with the scripture for a few minutes each day. They are available online and by subscription.

The Vine

This is a great source of information for parish teams, parish newsletters, parish councils and committees. As well as providing information we also want to hear from you. Tell us about adult faith formation events happening in your parish, deanery or diocese; or programs or resources that you have found helpful that we can review.

rcia resources

Crossroads RCIA

Activity Book for Children
Session Plans Available (9-12 years)
Session Plans Available (13-16 years)

Session Plans (9-12 years)

Plans available for download in PDF format.

Session Plans (13-16 years)

Plans available for download in PDF format.

At Home with God's People

Our Catholic Faith

More with Jesus resource

More with Jesus’ is a 30-day faith exploration resource intended to help Catholics reflect on the significance of their baptism. This resource is available in print or as a podcast.


Joy Filled Good News

Small group discussion program on The Joy of the Gospel (audio and PDF)

The Parables Podcast

A podcast from Archbishop Mark Coleridge. His insights and reflections on the parables of Jesus.

God's Love Poured Out

Prayers and Reflections and God’s Love Poured Out. These two books (64 and 80 pages) can be used by an individual or a group

The Mind and Message of Mark

A 40 page book by Fr Bill O'Shea

Living Lent

8 page booklet on different aspects of the season of Lent

Being a Missionary Parish

YouTube series by Fr James Mallon, author of Divine Renovatio: "Bringing Your Parish from Maintenance to Mission"

Contact the ADULT FORMATION Team

We’d love to talk to you more about how to form the faith of the Catholic adults in your community




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Joy Filled Good News

Fr John Chalmers has given presentations on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel) to dioceses, groups and parishes. These reflections are available free of charge in audio and text.

Permission is given for copies to be made for local use, eg parish, group, school.

Includes links to six audio files (MP3) and accompanying reflections (PDF) which have questions for reflection, sharing, discussion and formation for individuals, groups, boards and parish councils.

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God's Love Poured Out

Themes for Discussion: are offered to assist in the process of discovering ‘from the memory of the Church’ what has been accomplished by the Spirit, and to cooperate with the Spirit in helping to make it ‘alive and active in the soul of each individual’.

The Spirit in Scripture:
• The Spirit in the Old Testament
• The Spirit in Luke – Acts
• The Spirit in Paul
• The Spirit in John

The Spirit Active in the Church and in the World:
• The Spirit in the Church
• The Spirit and the Sacraments
• The Spirit and Ecumenism
• The Spirit in the World

The themes are not tied to any particular season, nor to any sequence of scripture passage from the lectionary, so groups or individuals wishing to use them as the basis for study or discussion may do so whenever they choose. Groups accustomed to a Lenten or Easter program will be able to use the Themes at that time.

Prayers and Reflections: These are prayers and reflections to deepen our appreciation of the Holy Spirit’s action in our lives. Ideal for use in personal meditation; group sharing; prayerful reflections; for those involved in the catechumenate; and as a prayer and reflection accompaniment to ‘Themes for Discussion’.

Topics covered are:
Dadirii – our greatest gift
• Fruits of the Spirit
• Discernment of Spirits
• Gifts of the Spirit
• Praying with the Spirit
• Mary and the Spirit
• Spirituality for Today
• Spirituality for Today – another view

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The Mind and Message of Mark

Great overview and introduction of the shortest and first Good News of Jesus Christ: the Gospel of Mark.

Renowned scripture scholar Fr Bill O’Shea wrote this text many years ago, but the words are just as vibrant and informative today.

This book would be a great resource for readers, especially for Year B. It provides a wonderful overview of the origin, structure, literary style and themes of the Gospel.

40 pages. PDF.

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Living Lent

An 8 page booklet on different aspects of the season of Lent: Ashes to Light; Fasting for Enlightenment; the Faith we Live (the Creed); Purple – the Lenten colour; Prayer Light for the Soul (Our Father). This material was a weekly section in the 2012 Lenten program, Towards the Light. A wonderful resource for RCIA, families or parents. Permission is given for parishes, schools, families and individuals to print copies.

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