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Make your own Jesse Tree

With Advent fast approaching, the tradition of the Jesse Tree is a lovely way of remembering the great stories and personalities of the Hebrew Scriptures as we prepare our hearts for the Christ child.  Here is one family-friendly way to make your own Jesse Tree.
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Parents engaging with Scripture

Invitation: PARENT RETREAT DAY Friday 2nd Nov 2018. 9am-4pm St Joseph’s Spirituality Centre 8 Humphrey’s Rd, Kincumber South N.S.W. Our retreat theme: “Ancient Wisdom, Contemporary Lives” Guest presenter: Rabbi Gad Krebs Despite every obstacle imaginable, the Jewish people have managed to maintain their traditions over millennia, with a remarkable capacity to adapt and innovate while...
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Women in the Scriptures

Bible education series: 15, 22 Oct Women in the Scriptures: Discovering their Stories There are many intriguing stories in the Bible which feature women across both the Old and New Testaments. Over two evenings, rediscover these stories with biblical scholars and educators Dr Michele Connolly, RSJ and Dr Debra Snoddy from the Catholic Institute of...
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Public Lecture 17th Oct

Upcoming Bible education event: 17 Oct 2018 Under the Skin? Debating the Bible in Australian History Public Lecture by Dr Meredith Lake, 17 October 2018 Dr Meredith Lake is an Honorary Associate in the Department of History at the University of Sydney From the outset of its career in Australia, the Bible has been a...
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Honey Summit

Feedback Sweeter than Honey: Teaching Scripture Summit ‘Tasting and Teaching Scripture’ was the theme of a professional learning initiative for 300 teachers from Broken Bay Catholic schools held 25-26 July 2018. The two-day gathering at Northside Conference Centre (Crows Nest, Sydney) took its inspiration from Psalm 119: Your words O LORD are sweeter than honey....
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