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Communion in a Time of Corona

Communion in a Time of Corona

Archdeacon Paul Cohen shares with us some pictures and details of how St Simon’s Kaleen is undertaking Communion during COVID-19: 1. Clergy sanitise their hands.2. People line up as usual – with tape on the floor to keep 1.5m distance in the line.3. One person at a...
Profile of the New Primate

Profile of the New Primate

The Brisbane-born Archbishop of Adelaide, Geoff Smith, succeeded Melbourne’s Archbishop Philip Freier as Australia’s new Primate after a sometimes tortuous electronic ballot by the Primatial Board of Electors that concluded in early April, just as the...
Bishop Carol Writes …

Bishop Carol Writes …

Our media this week has been full of detail about the explosion in Beirut. An estimated 2,750 metric tons of ammonium nitrate, unsafely stored at a warehouse, has been blamed for the explosion. 137 people have been reported dead, more than 5000 injured, hundreds...
The Bush Church Dunny

The Bush Church Dunny

It happened at a tiny, old and very beautiful sandstone church, on one of my first Sundays in the little country parish. The church sat strategically on a rise in the midst of rolling, grassy paddocks. A herd of brown and white cows grazed lazily in the field next to...

From the Inside of an Aged Care Residence

John Donne’s Meditation XVII: No man is an island … ‘… all mankind is of one author, and is one volume. When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language; and every chapter must be so translated. God employs several...
Worship in Isolation

Worship in Isolation

Pray as you can, and do not try to pray as you can’t.~John Chapman, English Benedictine monk At the time of writing, we should be in Geneva on a locum placement within the Diocese in Europe. It was to be our sixth extended period of ministry in Europe after full-time...