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On the occasion of Archbishop Phillip Aspinall’s farewell

“You remarked to me once that in a Roman Catholic vestry there’s a picture of the Pope; in an Orthodox vestry there’s a picture of the Patriarch; and, in an Anglican vestry there’s a full-length mirror. Amusing yes, but in your case not true. I like to think that in the vestries you have entered there has been not a full-length mirror, but an image of Jesus Christ instead,” said Archbishop Mark Coleridge

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A letter from the Primate to Archbishop Phillip Aspinall

“Not only have you held positions of responsibility, but you have exercised those positions with great dedication even when that dedication has been at your personal cost. You have led the church through times of significant challenge and your attention has constantly been on the mission of the church,” says a letter from the Primate to Archbishop Phillip Aspinall AC, which was read by Bishop Cam Venables on the occasion of the Archbishop’s farewell

Bishops and Archbishops from Queensland and other states gathered with the Anglican Church Southern Queensland community on 3 December 2022 to farewell Archbishop Phillip Aspinall at the ordination service during which he laid up his pastoral staff
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Archbishop Phillip Aspinall – Cathedral farewell address

“It has been a unique privilege to have been called to serve in this office, but I am very conscious of the enormous number of people alongside whom I have served and whom I count as valued colleagues, friends and co-workers,” said Archbishop Phillip Aspinall before laying up his pastoral staff

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St Bart's CHARGE Youth: interview with Zeke and Bethany

St Bart’s, Toowoomba parishioners and Toowoomba Anglican School students Zeke and Bethany share about their highlights and insights of the recent CHARGE Youth Camp, including about what it means to belong to God and to a community: “I learnt that we should love others because Jesus first loved us”

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Anglicare Bunyas Rugby League

Discover the magic of mates, mental health and a good old yarn in the rain with Bunyas Rugby League and Anglicare Southern Queensland: “Well, obviously with Rugby League, I think it’s a great vehicle for mental health to help bring the guys together. Part of that journey, as well, is to come together and remember people in our community that have passed through struggles with mental health”

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Gary: an Anglicare Valuable Volunteer

Meet Anglicare Southern Queensland lifestyle assistant Gary, who volunteers three times a week driving the Anglicare bus for Gold Coast respite clients: “Most of these guys like going to see the water. They like the beach…A lot of the people say, you know, they miss me when I’m not here”

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