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The Very Rev'd Dr Peter Catt

Dean, St John’s Anglican Cathedral, Brisbane

The Very Rev'd Dr Peter Catt

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The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt is Dean of St John’s Anglican Cathedral, Brisbane. Dr Catt holds a Bachelor of Divinity and a PhD in Evolutionary Microbiology. He is Chair of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce and President of A Progressive Christian Voice. He also serves on Anglican and Ecumenical Social Justice Committees at a Diocesan and national level.

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Articles by The Very Rev'd Dr Peter

The Very Rev'd Dr Peter Catt leading a Midday Prayer For Peace outside the venue of the Land Forces Expo on 2 June 2021

“Talk of our noble sacrifice and losses to the wooden crosses”

“June is PTSD Awareness Month. We still have amongst us veterans of World War II and Vietnam who are living with PTSD, and increasing numbers produced through our involvement in Afghanistan. The human cost is high and long-felt. And yet, here we are aiming to become one of the top 10 producers of armaments in the world and hosting a weapons Expo,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt


Resourcing churches in advocacy and justice communications

Resource Church leader The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt tells us about the collaborative work the Cathedral has been doing in the advocacy and justice communications space to help resource our church leaders in their opinion piece and press release writing; community forum and workshop presenting; media liaison; campaigning; political lobbying; and, homily and public lecture crafting


Embracing the emerging future

“The study of history reminds us that crises can be situations from which opportunity emerges. As the old passes away or crumbles, new opportunities can begin to materialise. However, for those opportunities to be grasped we need to be able to acknowledge them…We need to notice what the Spirit is inviting us to see and to respond to,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt from Resource Church St John’s Cathedral