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Clergy are called to care for their people, but who cares when the carer needs care?

“There are both predictable and unexpected times when clergy will feel more depressed, anxious or stressed. A virus like COVID-19 and 2020’s associated stresses are completely new and unexpected, so the recent NCLS snapshot figures are not surprising,” say counsellor Marilyn Redlich and PMC Executive Director Stephen Harrison, who offer practical suggestions for addressing stress, anxiety and depression

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Meet the Artist 1: Rebecca Holland and The Cathedral Shop

Gifted digital artist Rebecca Holland tells us about her art and a special piece, described as “an oasis in the midst of the city”, that she created for the Cathedral Shop which is featured on jigsaws, tote bags and mugs: “I don’t just draw figuratively…I am usually a bit more abstract, so I decided to draw the building, but also have the community aspect in it…the music, the coffee and the hands…to emphasise the community”

Books & Guides

A response to ‘What do Anglicans Believe?’

“The most tangible impact of this resource is that students will see that conversations and collaboration have taken place throughout the history of the Church. This communication and wrestling with ideas of faith is a practice engaged in by members of all faith communities and proves that consensus can be reached despite differences in contexts and cultures,” says FormedFaith’s Fiona Hammond

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'Daisy Bell (Bicycle built for two)' played for Gavin

In this heartwarming episode of Anglicare Southern Queensland’s ‘By Request’, sheet metal worker turned performer, Gavin, shares the joy that music gives him. Even in the most tragic of circumstances, Gavin is able to find hope, solace and joy in music, using it as a way to celebrate and remember those he has lost. Share in the gift of music as a pair of fellow music lovers and X Factor finalists perform a special song just for Gavin

Homilies & Addresses

International Day of Peace Lecture

Gillian Triggs, Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), presents the ninth Brisbane International Day of Peace Lecture for St John’s Cathedral on 21 September. Also speaking is Dr Tilman Ruff, Chair of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) – awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017