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Bishop Carol writes … a plea for Church unity

Bishop Carol writes … a plea for Church unity

In the month of May our diocese faces two events that have the potential to challenge our unity as God’s people in this diocese – and in fact, in the Anglican Communion in Australia. The first is an election. All elections tend to bring out our differences, creating...
Bishop Carol Writes … Standing in the Breach for Ukraine

Bishop Carol Writes … Standing in the Breach for Ukraine

We have all been following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. How could we not? It has been plastered across our media screens since Russia began amassing its forces at the Ukraine border and we have been kept graphically informed ever since. A few days after Russia...
Bishop Carol Writes … Pray for Selva, Juliat and family

Bishop Carol Writes … Pray for Selva, Juliat and family

In March this year, I wrote about a Sri Lankan refugee family, devastated following the denial by the Tribunal of their appeal to stay in Australia. They had been here for ten years, working, studying, paying taxes, and praying that they would find a safe haven here...

Bush Telegraph

The kitchen clock showed 2.00 pm – time to go. I grabbed my keys, slung my bag over my shoulder and headed for the car. It was a half hour drive along dirt roads to the high school in the next town. The Scripture class I taught was last period. Being a narrow...
Bishop Carol Writes … Drinking from the Source

Bishop Carol Writes … Drinking from the Source

I have a friend who speaks often of ‘the vagaries of life’, which, he says, beset us all. This is so true. This week has been a bit like that for me. Last night, as I was writing this article, I received a phone call to say that a lovely young friend, someone I...
Restoration and Re-Dedication at Boorowa

Restoration and Re-Dedication at Boorowa

In the crisp, sparkling autumn weather of last Sunday morning, Assistant Bishop the Right Reverend Carol Wagner, resplendent in the traditional cope and mitre, officially re-dedicated historic items of the fabric of St John’s Church, Boorowa. The recently-restored...