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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

After taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd. And all ate and were filled. (John 9: 16 - 17)

The Sunday Gospel

The Prayer of the Week

The welcoming approach of Jesus Christ becomes our welcome, to all who worship in this place. The inspiring words of Jesus Christ become our words of assurance and forgiveness as we gather to pray. The compassionate way of Jesus Christ becomes our way of acceptance and challenge in our daily lives. 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

In breaking bread for his disciples Christ gave an example of what it means to allow oneself to be broken for the good of others - it is the Eucharist that gives us the strength to do this. Jesus was broken; he was broken for us. And he asks us to give ourselves, as it were, for others. The breaking of the bread signifies another meaning of Christ's command to "do this in memory of me" - allowing ourselves to make sacrifices and to be broken for the good of others. (The Feast of Corpus Christi, 15 July 2015)

WE FACILITATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND FORMATION EVENTS FOR SCHOOLS

OUR GALLERY

OUR BLOG

Our prayers seem so routine. How do I make it more meaningful?

A teacher I knew used to respond to students’ misbehaviour by saying loudly, “In the name of the Father

June 23, 2019

I don’t know what to do first.

It sounds so simple: “Line up your priorities!” As if your priorities will somehow get in line! Part of the issue is that, of course, the priorities are not just “yours”

June 23, 2019

I’m swamped with paperwork!

My teaching colleague, working on a report about our school, lamented, “I didn’t become a teacher to do paperwork!” I am guessing most of us would say

June 23, 2019

Contact Us

The GPBS Mission & Ministry Team

Mobile
0412 850 883‬
PO Box
700 Balgowlah
NSW 2093