Our Formation team




Bishop David Walker DD Mth (Lond)
Bishop David is the Emeritus Bishop of the Diocese of Broken Bay. In his fifty years of priesthood, he has focused especially on the study of the Catholic Spiritual Classics, and how their wisdom can be applied to Christian life in the present.
Bishop David’s deep love and interest in spirituality led to the development and founding of the Catholic Correspondence Centre, The Centre for Christian Spirituality and The Broken Bay Institute.
A prominent speaker, Bishop David has published extensively on faith renewal, spirituality, mysticism, formation of clergy and Church leadership. 
His promotion of lectiodivina through new media has taken the Word of God into the hearts and homes of people throughout Australia and the world.


Dip. Healthcare Ethics, M.A (Liturgy &Sacr.Theol), D.Min
John Frauenfelder is a lecturer, researcher and adult faith educator in the fields of Liturgical Studies, Sacraments, Pastoral Theology and Spirituality for the Ageing. He is a sessional teacher at the Broken Bay Institute/UoN, University of Central Queensland, and adjunct lecturer at the United Theological College.
John works in Adult Faith Formation for CSO in the Diocese of Broken Bay, and has been a contributor to The Parish Companion to the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. He has co-authoredLectioDivinafor Lent and Advent with Bishop David Walker, a publication of the Diocese of Broken Bay, since 2008.


Sr Judee Glaister RSM
JudeeGlaister RSM, Sister of Mercy, is the long-time Administrator of the Centre for Christian Spirituality. Judee is an educationalist and Past Principal of the Open Education School in Singleton, and currently National Director of Teacher Training for Suzuki Education Australia.

BA, Dip Ed, Grad Dip RE, MA (Theology), M Ed (Leadership)
Virginia has been an educator for over 30 years including REC at Marist Sisters’ Woolwich, Director of Mission and Development at Rosebank College, and Adult Faith Education and Pastoral Formation Coordinator at The Broken Bay Institute. She was the National Co-ordinator for the ACBC eConferences on St Paul, St Luke, Mary, and Jesus the Christ, and edited Mission and Spirituality News.
Virginia is currently a member of the Broken Bay Diocese Catholic School Office Mission Team where she designs and delivers faith formation programs for school leadership teams, staff and parents. 
Virginia is a Member of Good Samaritan Education and a founding member of The Broken Bay Institute.