AN ECUMENICAL LENTEN CONVERSATION

Dear colleagues in Ministry. We are writing to all Clergy from our respective Dioceses to invite you and your people to join with us in a Lenten Conversation at The Abbey, Raymond Island, on Friday 21 February 2020 from 10am till 3.30pm. We were much encouraged by the response to our previous joint initiative in … [Read more…]

Christmas Message

Christmas Message 2019 Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, every year has its mixture of good and bad. Every year has its various successes and failures. Each year has its number of unexpected and unnerving events, as well as its deep joys and successes. 2019 is no different. For many it has been a tough … [Read more…]

Year 12 Valedictory

First Sunday of Advent, Year A 30 November – 1 December 2019 Year 12 Valedictory November 2019 Message to our young adults We are familiar with the ad ‘Are we there yet?’ – its a typical question that we all face in the footsteps of our lives – Other questions – ‘What do you want … [Read more…]

CONGRATULATIONS

31 August – 1 September 2019 CONGRATULATIONS JITHIN ANTO, CONFIDENCE MASVOSVA and PAUL ZAHAR ORDAINED DEACONS 31 AUGUST 2019 ST MARY’S CATHEDRAL – SALE Deacons enjoy a special relationship with the Bishop. They serve as he directs. This may be in a parish, or anywhere the Bishop discerns a need. Deacons are called to carry … [Read more…]

Easter Message 2019

View on YouTube Dear sisters and brothers in Christ. As much as we might like it to be otherwise, at times, life can be unpredictable. Just when we think we have it all sorted out something comes along and pushes us into a place that is unfamiliar. We become uncertain, unable to make sense of … [Read more…]

Take a Risk

Third Sunday of Lent, Year C – 23 – 24 March 2019 Take a Risk Taking an exercise from the Lenten book for our own personal journey with these exercises for week 3 of Lent. ACTS OF COMPASSION DAY BY DAY “Lent is a time to be proactive, both within ourselves and in the world … [Read more…]

First Sunday of Lent, Year C

First Sunday of Lent, Year C 9 – 10 March 2019 COMPASSION In this year’s Lenten discussion groups program there are suggestions about welcome and Introductions for the leaders of each group to welcome members into a joint ‘sacred space’ for discussion and prayer. Borrowing some of these suggestion – I wish to share with … [Read more…]