Fr John’s weekly reflection - Fourth Sunday of Lent

Each week join us for Fr John’s weekly gospel reflection.

SUNDAY, 26 MARCH, 2017 – FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT (John 9:1. 6-9. 13-17. 34-38)

John’s Gospel is the last of the four Gospels to be written. It has a developed theology, probably completed 85-95AD, and focuses primarily on Jesus’ role as the Son of God rather than on his human aspect.  The Gospel falls into two…… more

Fr John’s Gospel Reflection – 4th Sunday of Lent 26.03.2017
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Daily Reflections for April

Are you looking for daily scriptural reflection points for each day of the month?  Find your April daily reflections 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.

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2017 Franciscan Calendar

2017 Franciscan Calendar

Below is the 2017 Franciscan Saints calendar.  This is a great resource if you would like to check a date and see if there is a Feast day or Saint day approaching.

Of course, always check the ORDO of the Australian Church.saintfrancis

This is also available from your local Catholic bookshop.


Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs (FPP) for Australian Schools





For further information on Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs for 2017, please contact:
Dora Luxton: Mobile 0414 834 030 or email
Ian Luxton: Mobile 0414 393 954 or email




Franciscan Schools Association is happy to recommend FPP. 

FPP is run independently from FSA.

Fr Stephen is happy to assist in suggestions for Pilgrimages as well.

6th National Franciscan Schools Australia Conference

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The 6th National Franciscan Schools Australia Conference will be held on 2nd August to 4th August, 2017 at the Novotel Sydney, Brighton Beach, NSW.

Theme of the Conference: Francis: One with All


  • Francis: One with Creation (Laudato Si)
  • Francis: One with the Sultan (Inter-Religious Relations)
  • Francis: One with the Leper (Refugees)

Each Session will be followed by a PANEL of experts on the topic, then FSA Members will form into State Groups for Action Planning. These sessions are called “So What?”


Further detail and registration information will be sent in early February 2017.