Commission Honours First Chair in Twenty-Fifth Year

Brisbane’s Catholic Justice and Peace Commission will honour its first Chair, Fr Morgan Howe, with a Memorial Address in early September.

Dr. Mary Coloe pbvmThe Morgan Howe Memorial Address will be delivered by Dr Mary Coloe, Associate Professor of Theology at Australian Catholic University (National) on Friday 3 September at 7 p.m. at the O’Shea Centre, Lovedale Street, Wilston.

The title of Dr Coloe’s address is Act Justly Love Faithfully Live Humbly (Micah 6:8): The Prophetic Challenge to the Contemporary Church.

Dr Coloe is a scripture scholar and will explore the message of the Prophets and the life and message of Jesus as a basis for considering how the Church is challenged to be a prophetic witness of the Gospel today.

The Morgan Howe Memorial Address is part of the Justice and Peace Commission’s silver anniversary celebrations.

The Commission first met in October 1985 under Fr Howe’s leadership.

All are welcome to attend the Address.  Bookings for catering purposes are requested.  Bookings may be made by ringing 3336 9174 or by e-mailing

Morgan Howe Memorial Address Invitation (Word Doc)

Morgan Howe Memorial Address Invitation (pdf file)

For further information, please contact Peter Arndt on (07) 3336 9173 or 0409 265 476.
NB  This release is issued with the approval of the Commission or its Executive under the provision of its Mandate which enables it to speak in its own right when required.  The views expressed in it do not necessarily represent the views of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane.

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