Am I Prepared?

March 31, 2018 - Lent, Student discipleship

Am I Prepared?

Hi, I’m William. I am a YMO at St John Paul College, Coffs Harbour. This Lent I have been focusing on the three pillars of Lent; Almsgiving, Fasting and Prayer. One of my other focuses has been on being prepared for Easter, for the resurrection of Jesus Christ. But to be prepared I needed to […]

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Reflection for Palm Sunday.

March 24, 2018 - Faith development, Lent, Student discipleship

Reflection for Palm Sunday.

By Fr Shelwin Fernandez Palm Sunday – Hail, King of the Jews! Just over 5 weeks ago, we began our Lenten journey this year. Today we enter into the most important week of our faith and in our life as we commemorate our Lord’s Paschal mystery – the means of our salvation. At the liturgical celebration […]

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The Journey So Far                                                                                   

March 16, 2018 - Faith development, Lent, School life, Student discipleship, Youth Ministry

The Journey So Far                                                                                   

by YMO Gus Bourne G’day guys, 18 and a bit years ago the big fella upstairs decided we needed a Gus walking around on this world. Back then I didn’t know why I was here, and now I’ve only sorta got an idea. I know I’ve got a long way to go but I’m gonna […]

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Lent as A YMO

March 12, 2018 - Lent, Youth Ministry

Lent as A YMO

By Emily Towle ‘Ok God. If you’re real, show me’, thought little 14 year old Emily, waiting patiently for a sign from God. In that moment, God made her a promise; that if she embarked on this journey, it would be the most fulfilling road she would ever walk… 4 years later, and my goodness has […]

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Reflection for 4th Sunday of Lent

March 11, 2018 - Faith development, Lent, Student discipleship

Reflection for 4th Sunday of Lent

By Fr Paul Gooley Some years ago, when we used to land on and explore the moon. Space engineers were designing the space suits for the two pilots. One pilot was in charge of the lunar module, which was to go down and land on the moon, and the other pilot was in charge of […]

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Reflection for 3rd Sunday of Lent

March 4, 2018 - Faith development, Lent, Youth Ministry

Reflection for 3rd Sunday of Lent

SPRING CLEANING By Fr Peter Slack   “Just before the Jewish Passover Jesus went up to Jerusalem, and in the temple, He found people selling cattle and sheep and pigeons, and the money changers sitting at counters there. Making a whip out of some cord, he drove them out of the temple, cattle and sheep […]

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Reflection for 2nd Sunday of Lent

February 24, 2018 - Lent, Student discipleship

Reflection for 2nd Sunday of Lent

By Father Michael Alcock Have you ever been fortunate enough to have one of those moments in which you have experienced, perhaps ever so briefly, the glory of God? Perhaps through a sunset, a moment of prayer, the closeness of a special friendship or the high of gathering with like-minded young Christians at an event […]

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Being Young & Faithful

February 24, 2018 - Lent, Student discipleship, Youth Ministry

Being Young & Faithful

by Tayla Bennett I was born in 1997, so in 2018, I will be 21 years of age, and I couldn’t be happier with that.  I don’t look at my life and wish I was born in a different time and I’m pretty satisfied with the world. Sure, they are many things that could be […]

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