Reflections

"I took this photo in St Paul’s Church in Maryborough. Beginning about six to seven years ago, I began placing Mary on the altar to remind people that Advent is a time of waiting, preparation and expectation. We never seem to think about Mary as being pregnant. We tend to go straight from the annunciation to the birth. Yet for me, her pregnancy is all about the love, hope and joy that is God Emmanuel."
Reflections

Advent: a time of waiting, preparation and expectation

“I could never decide which was the nicest – the raw pudding mixture which Grandma allowed us to lick off the spoons or the finished product,” says The Rev’d Sue Wilson on her family’s Advent preparations

Reflections

A pilgrim people

“It is one thing to study the Bible when you are 14,000 kilometres away, but it is a completely different – some say life-changing – experience reading it while in the Holy Land,” says The Rev’d Daniel Jayaraj as he reflects on modern-day pilgrimage

Reflections

Leaving our mark…

“So, I wonder about the ‘the mark’ we are each leaving? We may not all be artists or writers, but I think we are each creating a legacy that others will inherit,” says Bishop Cam Venables