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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

"So, stay at your post, watching. You have no idea when the homeowner is returning, whether evening, midnight, cockcrow, or morning. You don't want anyone showing up unannounced, with you asleep on the job. I say it to you, and I'm saying it to all: Stay at your post. Keep watch!" (Mark 13: 35 - 37)

The Sunday Gospel

First Advent (Sunday 29 November 2020)


The Prayer of the Week

We cannot help but see that Christmas is coming. The shops are full of decorations and presents. We are counting the days to go, thinking about what to buy for everyone, and drawing up our card and present lists. Children are practising for their plays, making their lists, too, and day by day getting more excited. In all of this excitement, we thank you for Christmas, not the wrappings that we have put around it, but the deep truth at the centre - that you came to share this earthly life with us. Lord, we thank you that you love us so much, that you did it all for us. 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

My wish is that the dialogue between us should help us to build bridges connecting all people, in such a way that everyone can see in the other not the enemy, not a rival, but a brother or sister to be welcomed and embraced! (Address, 22 March 2013)

WE FACILITATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND FORMATION EVENTS FOR SCHOOLS

OUR GALLERY

OUR BLOG

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Contact Us

The GPBS Mission & Ministry Team

Mobile
0412 850 883‬
PO Box
700 Balgowlah
NSW 2093