Homilies & Addresses

Homilies & Addresses Homilies & Addresses

Defence Sunday 2020 homily

“Veterans long for the love of family, friends, mates, communities and even our nation, but true healing only comes from the love of God…In the decades since I last went to war, I have worked with those wounded in body, mind and spirit. They long for thanks, respect and love. And, when our love is God’s love, it heals a multitude of invisible wounds,” says Archdeacon to the Australian Army, The Ven. Rob Sutherland in this Defence Sunday homily

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

“Violent, stormy waters that threaten to overwhelm and even to extinguish life is a recurring motif in the scriptures. From the darkness covering the face of the deep and the unformed chaos in the opening verses of Genesis, to Jesus asleep in the storm-tossed boat in the gospels, untamed, raging waters evoke potent fear in human beings,” says Archbishop Phillip Aspinall in his Week of Prayer for Christian Unity homily

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Being the hands and feet of Jesus

“As the Church, we are to be the hands and the feet of Jesus on earth. We are called to reach out and to touch the lives of the untouchables in our society, those who feel excluded from the company of others, and those who are forced to live alone or in poverty,” says The Rev’d Canon Linda McWilliam in this Anti-poverty Week homily

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Queensland Mental Health Week: service address

Anglicare and St John’s Cathedral co-hosted a special service today to mark Queensland Mental Health Week, with The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari giving the service address: “As people of God we are called to respond to need, to be loving to all, to be there, to be a friend to those who need a friend, to allow people to belong somewhere”