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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

They said to him, "Rabbi" (which means Teacher), "where are you staying?" He said to them, "Come and see". They came and saw where he was staying, and they remained with him that day. (John 1: 31)

The Sunday Gospel

Second Ordinary (Sunday 17 January 2021)


The Prayer of the Week

Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You're not in the driver's seat - I am. Don't run from suffering; embrace it. Follow me and I'll show you how. Self-help is no help at all. Self-sacrifice is the way, my way, to finding yourself, your true self. This isn't, you realise, pie in the sky by and by. Some who have taken their stand right here are going to see it happen, see with their own eyes the kingdom of God. Yes, it is so. Amen. Yes, it's so. 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

The words "Come and see" are central to the Gospel. Before the Gospel is proclaimed, prior to words, there are "looks, testimonies, experiences, encounters and closeness. In a word, life ... We do not know the truth if we do not experience it, if we do not meet people, if we do not participate in their joys and sorrows. The old saying, "God meets you where you are" can be a guide for those engaged in media communications work in the Church. In the call of the first disciples, with Jesus who went to encounter them and to invite them to follow him, we also see the invitation to use all media, in all their forms, to reach people as they are and where they live". (Pope Francis, World Communications Day, 2020)

WE FACILITATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND FORMATION EVENTS FOR SCHOOLS

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Contact Us

The GPBS Mission & Ministry Team

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0412 850 883‬
PO Box
700 Balgowlah
NSW 2093