About Benjamin Leschke

Benjamin Leschke is a parishioner of the Ipswich Catholic Community and assists the parish in managing the website.

The Beatitudes

Most of us have heard of the beatitudes. In fact, most of us can probably recite them by heart. Blessed are

The Beatitudes 2017-09-22T16:09:16+00:00

Being Catholic

I am not sure what to write as I was just asked to write “something” – so I thought the ‘something’

Being Catholic 2017-08-31T18:24:38+00:00

Who do you say that I am?

Recently an article was published by Dr Matthew Del Nevo of the Broken Bay Institute. The link is referenced below, however

Who do you say that I am? 2017-08-25T14:15:58+00:00

Serving Others

  The Church is defined as the gathering of the people of God or a family of the people of God.

Serving Others 2017-07-08T14:49:33+00:00


People respond to fear in two instinctive ways: fight or flight. The disciples chose to flee - hiding in an upper

Pentecost 2017-06-05T08:24:51+00:00

You are Witnesses!

We celebrate the Ascension this Sunday. The Ascension, as we can read in Break Open The Word, “is not about Jesus

You are Witnesses! 2017-05-28T18:29:31+00:00

I will not leave you orphans…

Dear Parishioners, We don‘t realize until our parents are gone how much we define ourselves as someone‘s son or daughter. Psychologists

I will not leave you orphans… 2017-05-22T14:03:00+00:00

Sharing the Resurrection

Over recent weeks, we have been considering what it means to ‘believe in the resurrection’. On the one hand, it is

Sharing the Resurrection 2017-05-07T17:59:42+00:00

On Our Emmaus Road

In The Macquarie Dictionary, we can find two definitions about journey: (1) a course of travel from one place to another

On Our Emmaus Road 2017-04-29T17:43:31+00:00

Hope this Easter

Dear Parishioners, Happy Easter! A big ‘thank-you’ to everyone who helped prepare and present our beautiful Easter Ceremony’s. Easter joy was

Hope this Easter 2017-04-21T16:50:22+00:00