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Mons frawley ppoint


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Mons frawley ppoint

  1. 1. Frawley Campus and our College Community is inspired by the spirit and actions of Mons Frawley
  2. 2. College Prayer Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God Let us always seek the light of Christ. Amen.
  3. 3. Monsignor Bartholomew Joseph Frawley was born in Meringandan, near Toowoomba, in 1904.
  4. 4. When he completed secondary school, he became a teacher. After three years of teaching, he entered seminary training and was ordained a priest in 1930.
  5. 5. Let us always seek the light of Christ. Amen.
  6. 6. He served as a curate and parish priest through the 1930s, becoming a chaplain and serving in the RAAF during WW2.
  7. 7. He was posted to Scarborough as parish priest in 1946.
  8. 8. When the Parish of St Bernadette’s began, Scarborough was a sleepy little fishing village. Many people living in Scarborough had jobs related to the fishing and crabbing industries. Mons pioneered Scarborough with his love of God.
  9. 9. Let us always seek the light of Christ. Amen.
  10. 10. Mons built the parish church, St Bernadette’s primary school, De La Salle, Soubirous and Frawley Colleges. He knew these were the best ways to make life rewarding and meaningful for his people.
  11. 11. The cricket nets and classrooms built for De La Salle College, are still enjoyed by students of SCCC, Frawley Campus today.
  12. 12. Mons reminded everyone to “Put your problems before God and an answer would come.” He always said that for those who prayed and praised God… ‘It’s 95% God’s work and 5% your own.’ He was known as… A Man of Prayer
  13. 13. Mons encouraged prayer in the home and for families to say the Rosary. He gave every family in the parish Rosary books. He had great devotion for Mary.
  14. 14. Let us always seek the light of Christ. Amen.
  15. 15. He was a man of dignity, strength and peacefulness.
  16. 16. Mons’ single purpose was to serve God in his people. His motto was to Seek the Light of God.
  17. 17. Let us always seek the light of Christ. Amen.
  18. 18. In 1973, one of the schools, Frawley College, was named after him.
  19. 19. At his funeral in 2002, young people wore the uniforms of all his former schools and SCCC students formed a guard of honour for the man who had built their college and given it his spirit of prayer and working to the best of one’s ability.
  20. 20. At SCCC we build on the foundation of Mons Frawley’s vision: May we be generous serving those in need And always act with strength and gentleness. Let us always seek the light of Christ. Amen.
  21. 21. Let us always seek the light of Christ. Amen.
  22. 22. The Frawley Prayer God our Father, We believe that through our baptism we really and truly become your children, loved and cherished by you,
  23. 23. and that we share in your own very divine life. Help us then to be loving and obedient children, so that each day we may draw closer to you in love and service.
  24. 24. Then, in spite of the sorrows of this world, we will enjoy a real peace and happiness in this life and eternal marvellous happiness in the life of Heaven forever.
  25. 25. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen. Mary Help of Christians, Pray for us.