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WE ARE AN ONLINE RESOURCE HUB FOR EDUCATORS IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

Welcome to GPBS

A multimedia website connecting faith, liturgy and life

GPBS (Gather, Proclaim, Break, Send) is a multimedia online website connecting faith, liturgy and life. It’s for School and Parish communities searching for contemporary resources that speak to the hearts, minds and stories of people, especially the young.

Why GPBS?

GPBS is based on four key components: Gather, Proclaim, Break, Send – these components are essential elements for planning, preparing and proclaiming in liturgy and ritual and ultimately connecting with our life experiences. The GPBS team is committed to providing resources that are user-friendly and adaptable. We are continually developing and redeveloping resources after dialogue with people who are working in the ‘mission field’ – listening, discerning and creating. We are conscious of the time (and energy) taken in preparing liturgy and prayer that is engaging, challenging and life-giving. Therefore, our website is user-friendly and liturgy-friendly. At GPBS we are committed to supporting and promoting, where possible, Australian Catholic artists who give so generously of their time and talent. GPBS has a listening ear to the signs of the times and the movement of the Spirit in the lives of God’s people

The Scripture of the Week

Jesus said, "Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. This is the most important, the first on any list. But there is a second to set alongside it: Love others as well as you love yourself. These two commands are pegs; everything in God's Law and the Prophets hangs on them". (Matthew 22: 37 - 40)

The Sunday Gospel

Thirtieth Ordinary (Sunday 25 October 2020)


The Prayer of the Week

God, like a young tree, we struggle and strive each day to grow taller, to expand our stature, to widen our shadow. But you are our ground. You look on us with knowing grace, luring us with your love and mystery. Your lure and allure are not up toward the heavens but are instead down further into your grounding. You desire for us to stretch our roots deeper and wider into the complex network of your teeming life, lest we topple over with our own individual ambition. In these moments, connect us deeper into your rich being. Amen.

WE PROVIDE TIMELY AND CONTEMPORARY RESOURCES FOR CATHOLIC EDUCATORS

Resources for Mission & Ministry

Check out these great resources for supporting the ongoing mission of faith education in your school. Each resource is designed to connect young people in their journey of faith intersecting with life.

Workshops, Courses & Events

With a passion for bringing people together, our mission and ministry team facilitates programs that are contemporary and engaging in today's world. Check out our professional development and formation opportunities below or contact our office to arrange a specific event for your school.

WE OFFER TOURS PACKAGES AND DELIVER EXCITING JOURNEYS FOR CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

Upcoming Pilgrimages & Tours

Whether you're planning a trip down the road or around the world, GPBS & Minna Travel are your travel partners. We can organise tailored excursions, international trips, pilgrimages, educational tours, national and overseas mission experiences and field trips. Contact us today!

The Words of Pope Francis

I see the holiness ... in the patience of the People of God: a woman who is raising children, a man who works to bring home bread, the sick, the elderly priests who have so many wounds but have a smile on their faces because they served the Lord, the sisters who work hard and live a hidden sanctity. This is for me the common sanctity. I often associate sanctity with patience: not only patience as "hypomone" (New Testament Greek word), taking charge of the events and circumstances of life, but also as a constancy in going forward, day by day. (Interview with Pope Francis, America magazine, 30 September, 2013)

WE FACILITATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND FORMATION EVENTS FOR SCHOOLS

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Contact Us

The GPBS Mission & Ministry Team

Mobile
0412 850 883‬
PO Box
700 Balgowlah
NSW 2093