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Broken Bay Institue  Mission & Spirituality E-News
www.bbi.catholic.edu.au No. 32 | 06 March 2017

BBI – The Australian Institute of Theological Education strives to respond to the faith education and ministry formation needs of individuals, parishes, schools and ministry groups within the local Church.


All the writing about the Great 90 days from Ash Wednesday to Pentecost and the liturgical symbols used over this period, point to one process: Transformation. 

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Feature Article
So heavenly-minded they are no earthly good—by Fr Noel Connolly

Fr Noel reflects on the real significance of the Resurrection.

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Let Us Be Lantern Bearers!—by Jim Quillinan

Jim Quillinan picks up the Easter symbol of light and challenges us to  be bearers of the Light.

Come to Life! Awaken to Love!—by Erica Marshall

Erica Marshall looks at the Scripture stories of the Easter season and reflects on their message of Love.

You Want It Darker: There Is A Crack In Everybody—by Glenn Morrison

Glenn Morrison uses the images of darkness and light to explore the healing love of God which challenges us all to see ourselves and others just as we and they are.

Vatican News
  • Pope Francis on the importance of living a Christian life
  • Next Synod to focus on youth
  • Instruction on burial and cremation


What’s On
  • A Witness To God’s Peace – A Jean Vanier Symposium
  • Unlocking the Text of Genesis
  • Emeritus Prof. Francis Morrisey launches Governance & Canon Law courses
  • Mission 2017: One Heart Many Voices
  • AICD Foundations of Directorship Course
  • AICD Company Directors Courses
  • The Art of Skilled Dialogue
  • A Heart's Journey... A Sacred Journey...
  • National Symposium: Religious Education, Secularisation and Australian Catholic Schools
  • eConference
  • A retreat with Jean Vanier


Book Reviews
  • The Second Calling by Jean Vanier
  • The Journey from Misery to Ministry by Francis Dorff
  • Saint Teresa of Avila: Passionate Mystic by Miribai Starr
  • The Rebirthing of God by Phillip Newell
  • One Thousand Hills by James Roy & Noel Zihabamwe


Poetry & Prayer
  • World Peace Prayer
  • A Catholic Easter Prayer
  • An Easter Reflection
  • On Easter
  • Wisdom from Eyupsultan Cemetery near Istanbul, Turkey
  • Wild Geese
  • Quotes


Featured Websites
  • Australian Catholic Social Justice Council
  • Spirituality and Practice: Resources for the Spiritual Journey
  • Landfill Harmonic Documentary
Are the end times really here?—by Dr Rachelle Gilmour

Dr Rachelle Gilmour comments on some recent world events and then turns to Scripture to hear a Prophetic voice.


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