Category Archives: John Dupuche

Autobiography, at Mass, 29 January 1989, East Doncaster

Opening Address SS Peter and Paul’s, East Doncaster, 29 January, 1989 An autobiography: external details My name if Fr John Dupuche. I have been appointed as your new parish priest, in succession to Fr Hally. It is appropriate I think, … Continue reading

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Covenant  of my life, Notre Dame Abbey, Tarrawarra, February 1973

Covenant  of my life                  Notre Dame Abbey, Tarrawarra, February 1973 That day, on the paddock outside the old cottage at Tarrawarra, in the sun, as the wind blew light and cool in … Continue reading

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A turning point,  an illumination, 10 August, 1969, Tübingen, Germany.

A turning point,  an illumination, 10 August, 1969,   Tübingen, Germany. On the anniversary of  my Confirmation at St Joseph’s Elsternwick Hear what the Lord has done for me, how he has shown me his face. For, one night, impelled by … Continue reading

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Métamorphoses – poèmes en temps de désarroi

METAMORPHOSES   1966                                         Que m’importe les feuillets et les bouquins qui m’entourent, et ces notes, fruits de mes yeux brulés? Je fabrique les pétales qu’on lancera sur ma tombe pour m’enfouir. Vanité des livres ! Seul l’homme est la … Continue reading

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Sabbatical, 1987, California, Italy, Egypt, India,

Most Rev. T.F. Little, Archbishop of Melbourne, Diocesan Centre, EAST MELBOURNE Longwood, 31 December, 1987 Your Grace, My year of study leave has now drawn to a close. It is appropriate that you should receive a brief report on the events and on the … Continue reading

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‘The Spreading Fragrance’ A commentary on some verses from St Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians

‘The Spreading Fragrance’ A commentary on some verses from                                     St Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians   Year 2, Week 28, Thursday                             … Continue reading

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Flesh and spirit, commentary on some texts of St Paul’s Letter to the Galatians

‘Flesh and spirit’,                                                         commentary on some texts of St Paul’s Letter to … Continue reading

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