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Priest-in-Charge, Parish of Coolum Beach

The Rev’d Dr Cathy Laufer

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The Rev’d Dr Cathy Laufer is Priest-in-Charge of the Parish of Coolum Beach and a sessional lecturer at St Francis College where she teaches Triune God. Cathy has degrees in psychology and a PhD from Monash University in the history of doctrine.

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How one word divided the Church

“The Nicene Creed was originally written in Greek and translated into Latin…Over the next few centuries, an additional word crept into the Latin version of the Creed. We don’t know exactly how this unauthorised change occurred, but we do know that it caused enormous friction, anger and, eventually, what became known as the ‘Great Schism’,” says The Rev’d Dr Cathy Laufer, while offering a study guide for parishes so our community can take steps to repair the divisions in Christ’s Body

Priest-in-Charge of Holy Spirit Church, Coolum Beach The Rev'd Dr Cathy Laufer beginning Zoom Church on Sunday 26 April 2020

Zoom Church: discoveries and tips

I am getting more positive feedback about church now than in all of my 20 years of ministry put together. People love the fact that they can say the familiar words, see their friends and sing their hearts out. It’s a bit of normality in the midst of the strange new world we now inhabit,” says The Rev’d Dr Cathy Laufer