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Our Mob, God’s Story

“Our Mob, God’s Story” is an art book that celebrates the impact of the Bible on Australia’s First Nations People, along with Bible Society’s 200 years in Australia. More: biblesociety.org.au/our-mob

Bible Sunday: 28 July 2019

Courtesy: Office for Evangelisation Diocese of Broken Bay . Each Sunday as Christians we are called to make time and gather to hear the Word of God and worship as One Body. Further to this, each year the Church designates one Sunday as Bible Sunday, which aims to draw our attention more intentionally to the...

The Gospel of Luke

Bishop David Walker will be exploring the Gospel of Luke over five sessions at St Agatha’s, Pennant Hills. This is a wonderful opportunity to deepen your understanding of the Gospel that is being proclaimed during 2019 – Lectionary Year C. Each 90 min session will conclude with guided lectio divina of a passage from Luke. Date:   ...

Broken Bay Bible Conference. 11-12 Oct.

The theme for the Broken Bay 2019 Bible Conference is ‘The Holy Spirit Through the Pages of Scripture‘. Join over two days in exploring the role of the Holy Spirit since the beginning of time to the Church today and beyond. Event presenters are Dr Debra Snoddy, Lecturer in Biblical Studies at the Catholic Institute of Sydney, and Rev Assoc Prof...

Check out our Facebook Page

Now is a great time to visit our Sweeter Than Honey Facebook Page. There has been a flurry of postings of creative and inspirational Scripture Teaching activities in our schools, showcasing a wonderful range of students, methodologies and Bible passages. One of my favourites is the video of the Kindy student interpreting Luke’s Gospel (Jesus...

Lectio Divina

It’s always good to keep refreshing and deepening our way of entering Scripture. Enjoy this 15min video teaching by David Walker, Bishop emeritus Broken Bay Diocese. Bishop David has a great love for the Scriptures and a special appreciation of the value of Lectio Divina. Watch Video here

Godly Play workshop

On Thursday, 21 March Primary Religious Education Coordinators of the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay celebrated a day of professional learning about Godly Play. Godly Play is a method of biblical reflection for children, and on this day we focused on telling the stories of Creation, Noah’s Ark and the Parable of the Good Samaritan....

Cheering Esther

21 March 2019: Today is the Jewish festival of Purim which celebrates the bible story from the Scroll of Esther, the dramatic tale of a young Jewish woman who becomes the wife of the king of Persia. There are dark forces at work within the royal court, and Esther risks her life to outwit the...

‘The Lord is near to the broken-hearted’

The callous attacks on Muslims in Christchurch leave us numb and speechless. Yet we can turn to Scripture and find God’s word sustaining us; expressing our pain, as well as our resilience; our anxieties, as well as our hope. “The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves the crushed in spirit.” (Ps 34:18) “Our...
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