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Broken Bay Institue  Mission & Spirituality E-News
www.bbi.catholic.edu.au No. 16 | 05 June 2013

The Broken Bay Institute strives to respond to the faith education and ministry formation needs of individuals, parishes, schools and ministry groups within the local Church.


The Conclave is over and stories are circulating about the new Bishop of Rome, Francis, many people are thanking God for the choice made by the cardinals in Conclave.

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Feature Article
Excerpts from Europe: Was it Ever Really Christian?

‘I want first to say something briefly about the present call for a ‘re-evangelization of Europe’, which has been made over recent years above all by John Paul 11.

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Columban Superior General welcomes Pope Francis

By Father Kevin O’Neill

Thoughts on Mission

By Dr Kevin Dance

What is Warmi Huasi?

By Fr Ed O’Connell

Your people will be my people

By Noel Connolly SSC

Excerpts from The Church and Cultures: New Perspectives in Missiological Anthropology.

By L.J. Luzbetak  

The Mission??? should you decide to accept

By Matt Ryan 

Bishop of Rome Francis??? Easter message

Bishop of Rome Francis’ Easter message

What???s On
  • A Volunteer Position
  • A Journey to The Holy Land
  • The Golden Rules
  • Strangers, Migrants and Refugees in the Bible THEO6032
  • 9th National eConference: Gospel of St John
  • Broken Bay Bible Conference: Gospel of St Luke


God of Life, Lead Us to Act

Poem written by Reuel Norman O. Marigza as reflection on the theme of WCC Busan Assembly 

Featured Websites
  •  The Mission is a film starring Jeremy Irons made in 1986 and is about a Jesuit community which goes to South America to try to convert the Indians.
  • Oscar Romero, Bishop of El Salvador who died protecting his people whom he constantly reminded that they were the Church.
  • clrinsw is a website of committed religious in NSW who send out newsletters periodically. This WATERMARK is concerning climate change. It might be informative for some readers.
  • World Council of Churches an organisation that might be useful to check up on in this mission-conscious time.


The Mission of the local Church

By Fr Paul McCabe


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