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8 February 2016
Answering the tricky questions in RE with Melissa Smidt If God is so kind and loving, why do people die of cancer? This is just one of the tricky questions students pose to high school teacher Melissa Smidt, and it’s through her online study that she has found the answers.
5 January 2016
Ad Gentes to Evangelii Gaudium: Mission’s Move to the Centre Article by Fr Noel Connolly. Pope Francis in Evangelii Gaudium defines the church as a 'community of missionary disciples'. We have to be missionary to be called disciples.
15 December 2015
Life-changing experience for members of the Muslim community in pastoral care education ‘An Introductory Program in Pastoral Care’ was recently taken by 13 members of the Muslim Association in Riverwood. Accredited by BBI, the program delivered under the auspices of the Urban Ministry Movement - Sydney.
8 December 2015
International Speakers Present at 11th Annual Bonhoeffer Conference For the first time in its 11 year history, the Bonhoeffer Conference welcomed two international scholars to present at the event.
1 December 2015
Lasallian Launch of New Ways of Living the Gospel The Broken Bay Institute celebrated an important milestone on Monday 30 November with the Lasallian launch of New Ways of Living the Gospel: Spiritual Traditions in Catholic Education.
1 December 2015
APTO tackles big issues in 2015 Canberra conference The Association of Practical Theology in Oceania (APTO) held its 12th annual conference themed ‘Explorations in Practical Theology: Faith and the Political in a Post-Secular Age’ from 26-29 November, at Australian National University Canberra.
23 November 2015
First-ever Conference for Moral Education scholars held in Latin America For the first time, the annual meeting of the Association for Moral Education was held in a Latin American country (Brazil). Dr Dan Fleming presented a paper entitled "Is Something Missing? The Catholic Understanding of Conscience - A Critical Appraisal".
18 November 2015
Ground-Breaking Journal Issue to be Pioneered by BBI Faculty Dr Peter Mudge, Senior Lecturer in Religious Education and Spirituality at The Broken Bay Institute has been successful in putting together a ground-breaking issue for the esteemed academic journal JATE (Journal of Adult Theological Education).
17 November 2015
How do we sustain faith when confronted by the suffering of others? Dr Michael Mawson will deliver a talk on Christian discipleship at the 11th Annual Australian Bonhoeffer Conference hosted by The Broken Bay Institute, from 3-4 December in Kincumber, NSW.
4 November 2015
New Appointments to BBI’s Board of Directors Emeritus Professor Peter Sheehan AO and Professor Maryanne Confoy RSC have been newly appointed to the Board of Directors for The Broken Bay Institute.
1 November 2015
Developing the curriculum for tomorrow Professor Richard Rymarz's vision for Religious Education at The Broken Bay Institute is to improve the quality of RE in Australian Catholic Schools through curriculum development and working with teachers.
1 November 2015
Award Ceremony for Outstanding BBI Students Emeritus Bishop David Walker presented two exceptional students from The Broken Bay Institute with special awards for outstanding academic performance in the Master of Theology degree program on Thursday 29 October.
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