Marcellin College Randwick

Aeterna Non Caduca | The Eternal Not The Transitory

  • Lionel Bowen Lecture Series

    Posted on: 7 June, 2017

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    The Lionel Bowen Lecture Series seeks to engage with leading figures in Australian society who have contributed significantly to the common good, and inspire others to emulate their example. The lecture series is a public event open to all in our community.

    We warmly invite you to join us for this special event. This year’s lecture will be presented by Jesuit priest Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO. Fr Frank is Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Social Services Australia – the Catholic Church’s peak body for social services in Australia. 


    Fr Frank Brennan SJ AOF

    Fr Frank has been a long-time advocate for human rights and social justice in Australia. His contact and involvement with people who are poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged began early in his priestly ministry when he worked in the inner Sydney parish of Redfern with priest activist Father Ted Kennedy. In every role he has had since, he has been amplifying the voice of conscience, especially the voice of those who are marginalised.

    Fr Frank is also an adjunct professor at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture and the Australian National University College of Law and the National Centre for Indigenous Studies. He is also the superior of the Jesuit community at Xavier House in Canberra. 

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The Marcellin Graduate

They arrive as young boys dependent very much on their parents and their teachers; they depart as adults in the eyes of the law. Young men - citizens of the world. There is an impression that the Marcellin boy is cocooned on the eastern side of Anzac Parade. The challenge for him is that he sees beyond that into the broader world. He is a global citizen. He is called to reach out to others, to let go of any preoccupation with self. His destiny is, as
St Marcellin Champagnat foretold, to be a good Christian and good citizen.