Fr John's Gospel Reflection - Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood

GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 18 JUNE 2017 – Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (John 6:51-58)


My flesh is real food and my blood is real drink.

Jesus said to the Jews:

‘I am the living bread which has come down from heaven. Anyone who eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I shall give is my flesh, for the life of the world.’


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Fr John's gospel reflection for the Most Holy Trinity

GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 11 JUNE, 2017 – Trinity Sunday (John 3: 16-18)

God sent his Son to save the world through him.

Jesus said to Nicodemus,

‘God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not be lost but may have eternal life.’

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Fr John's gospel reflection for Pentecost Sunday

GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 4 JUNE, 2017 – Pentecost Sunday (John 20:19-23)

As the Father sent me, so I send you: Receive the Holy Spirit.
In the evening of the first day of the week, the doors were closed in the room where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews. Jesus came in and stood among them.

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Fr John's gospel reflection for The Feast of the Ascension of the Lord

GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 28 MAY, 2017 – The Feast of the Ascension of the Lord (Matthew 28:16-20)

All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  The eleven disciples set out for Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had arranged to meet them…..

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Fr John's Gospel Reflection for Sixth Sunday of Easter

Click here to read Fr John’s reflection on the Gospel for the sixth Sunday of Easter.

Fr John's weekly reflection - 5th Sunday of Easter

I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. Jesus said to his disciples:  ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God still, and trust in me. There are many rooms in my Father’s house; if there were not, I should have told you……

Fr John’s Gospel Reflection – Fifth Sunday of Easter 14.05.17

6 Ways to find your purpose in life according to St. Ignatius of Loyola - A great read for teachers

This advice from a 15th-century spiritual director can lead you to happiness.

As a teacher in our parish school, I often ask the kids what they want to be when they grow up. The most popular answer is a sports star (I’m not alone!). Veterinarian, scientist, and doctor are also frequently mentioned.

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Fr John's weekly reflection - 3rd Sunday of Easter

Click here to enjoy Fr John’s reflection for the 3rd Sunday of Easter.

Fr John's weekly reflection - 2nd Sunday of Easter

Fr John’s 2nd Sunday of Easter reflection can be found here.


Franciscan Schools Association Conference 2017

FSA Members are invited to the 6th National Franciscan Schools Australia Conference which will be held in Sydney from 2-4 August 2017.  The theme this year is Francis: One With All A Spirituality for All.

See full program here