The Bridge is the bi-monthly newsletter of the National Centre for Evangelisation, an agency of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. It seeks to provide stories of inspiration and faith formation.
Springfield Parish

Our Lady of the Southern Cross Parish, Brisbane: A vision focused on forming disciples

Our Lady of the Southern Cross (OLSC) Parish serves the people of the greater Springfield area of south-west Brisbane. As one of the youngest parishes in one of the fastest-growing areas in Australia, it is home to many young families and is enriched by its diverse multicultural community.
Leadership for Mission

Participants in women’s leadership program graduate

The 2021-22 Leadership for Mission (LFM) program for young women has officially drawn to a close with a retreat and graduation ceremony in Sydney earlier this month recognising the efforts and achievements of the 10 graduates.​

The Evangelise national conference will be held from October 20-22. Click on the links below for more information:

Australia must prepare for WYD 2023

August marked one year to World Youth Day 2023. Knowing WYD's power to attract young people, Australian WYD coordinators are already preparing.
World Youth Day
David Campbell
A spiritual journey leads David to the Catholic faith
In 2019, when David Campbell visited St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, he realised that he wanted his spiritual home to be within the Catholic Church.  

Drawing closer to God: The power of worship music

Praise and worship music is continuing to grow, but how can it bring listeners closer to God and reach the secular world?
Emma Kruse
Antiquum Ministerium
Rediscovering the ministry of catechist
Pope Francis' motu proprio, Antiquum Ministerium, reminds us that the ministry of catechist has existed in the Church from the beginning and is one of the gifts of the Spirit for the mission of the Church.
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