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Reflections The FormEdFaith team Reflections

How does my faith grow?

“In my family growing up, faith was an open topic. Books about faith were read and discussed and ideas challenged and listened to. I remember setting out to read all of CS Lewis’ books for instance, as my brother had read the entire Narnia series and I wanted to go one better! This led to a few ‘over my head’ moments, but many of Lewis’ ideas stayed with me,” says Fiona Hammond from FormEDfaith, as she invites anglican focus readers to the launch of a new faith formation resource

“The Feast Day of St Michael and the Angels occurs on Friday, 29th September, a day to remind ourselves that we can be messengers of God by seeking to be discerning,” (The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt)

Seeking the gift of discernment

“It seems to me discernment also involves seeking to ‘see’ clearly. It is hard to recognise our own blind spots. Discernment is therefore the gift I seek daily in my prayers,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt


"He is always with and for us": three ACSQ community members on Archbishop-elect Jeremy Greaves

With the announcement that Bishop Jeremy Greaves will be installed as our new Archbishop in December, three ACSQ community members — The Rev’d Tania Eichler, The Ven. David Ruthven and Michelle McDonald — reflect on their favourite moments serving alongside Bishop Jeremy and what they are most looking forward to working with him on after his installation


Election of a new Archbishop

“It is with great joy that I share with you the news that the Archbishop’s Election Committee, at its final meeting last Saturday, elected the Right Reverend Jeremy Greaves to be the next Archbishop of Brisbane,” says Bishop Cam Venables