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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie The Catechism of the Catholic Church begins with the affirmation that God, who is infinitely perfect and blessed, in a plan of sheer goodness, freely created us to share in his own blessed life (CCC 1). At the risk of sounding too technical, God is unconditioned. Unlike the…

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Mission – Liturgy Resources Available

As we are unable to gather as a faith community within our churches in full numbers due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, we offer you liturgy resources as a way of coming together, either alone or with family, as a community this Sunday. Please click on the following links to view the resources. Family Prayer…

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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie If we want to know what another person truly values in their life, one piece of sage advice is, “Don’t listen to what people say, watch what they do.” French poet Paul Claudel, making the same point to his fellow Catholics said it this way: “Speak about Christ…

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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie You send forth your spirit, and they are created, And you renew the face of the earth. (Ps 104:30). Last Sunday was Pentecost Sunday, commemorating when the Holy Spirit came down on the Apostles. The Missal states that the …event of Pentecost marks the beginning of the time…

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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie A Catholic school is a custodian of both the universal message of Jesus and the specific heritage of a community. The claim that we are a Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition is the responsibility to live the saving message of Jesus in the unique circumstances of…

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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie Christ is Risen. He is Risen Indeed! We ended last term in the Holy Week that marks the Passion of Jesus. It is the most solemn time of our year. We begin this term in the joy of Jesus’ Resurrection as we continue the season of Easter. This…

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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie A tradition during Holy Week is the Stations of the Cross. Each of the 14 Stations of the Cross recounts a moment during the first Good Friday, when Jesus suffered and died. To prayerfully encounter the Stations is to contemplate the mystery of God’s love for each one…

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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie St Patrick’s Day is always an important moment in our school year. However, one may argue that the 2021 moment overflowed with some extra meaning and value. Firstly, it was the first time the College community gathered for a whole school Mass for over a year. Our current…

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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie Every Monday and Friday the invitation to prayer in our Chapel is made to students and staff. Every Thursday College Chaplain Fr Eladio leads our community in the celebration of the Mass. I invite you to also share in our prayers by listening carefully to the words of…

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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie Our liturgical calendar marked this Wednesday as Ash Wednesday. The Missal includes this note: Today we commence the Season of Lent, a time of preparation for the great feast of Easter. During Lent, we give special attention to prayer (attending to quality more so than quantity), fasting (emptying…

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