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Br John Cantwell is a De La Salle Brother, currently Director of Formation for the District of Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Papua New Guinea.

He has been a teacher in Lasallian schools and at St Paul’s National Seminary and Pastoral Institute, as well as working in adult faith education and pastoral planning in the Diocese of Port Pirie. Since 2003 he has been involved with the team responsible for the formation of teachers and yourtown personnel within the Lasallian network. He spent three years as part of the formation team in the Brothers’ Generalate in Rome.

John holds degrees in Arts and Biblical Studies, and diplomas in teaching and religious education. His doctoral thesis concerned the references made by John Baptist de La Salle (1651-1719) to the Gospel of Matthew. He is a member of the Australian Catholic Biblical Association.