Rector of the Anglican Parish of Bundaberg and Archdeacon of Burnett

The Ven. Keith Dean-Jones OGS

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The Ven. Keith Dean-Jones OGS is Rector of the Anglican Parish of Bundaberg and Archdeacon of Burnett.

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The clergy call to prayer and compassion

“Our prayer is only meaningful if we act with compassion. This is evident in the way that our clergy have maintained close links with people in alternative ways in the COVID-19 environment. Telephone calls, emails, mailed letters, care packages and live streaming of services and events have made a world of difference to people who have felt anxious, isolated or lonely,” says The Ven. Keith Dean-Jones

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Praying for our parish clergy and lay leaders

“While some clergy may have shifted seamlessly into the digital church model, other clergy may be questioning their relevance and others may be trying to enhance self-worth by frantic activity. Regardless, there are going to be moments and days when clergy struggle more than at other times, and we need your prayerful support,” says The Ven. Keith Dean-Jones

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Mary, Mother of Our Lord

The Ven. Keith Dean-Jones reflects on the Feast Day of ‘Mary, Mother of Our Lord’, which is celebrated on 15 August: “Sometimes our iconography is unhelpful, and we can get the idea that her obedience to God’s will was easy. But I do not think that this was the case, and she who delighted in the baby of Bethlehem stood at the foot of his cross on Calvary”