anglican focus

The news site of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland: nourishing and connecting our faith community


Video Jess Grant Video

Defence Sunday

“The ethos of service to the nation and its people is paramount for Defence Force members. They surrender their individual rights for the national need, they go into harm’s way, and with the authority and responsibility to serve, support and protect this great nation and its interests…Chaplains of the Defence Force live among our sailors, soldiers and aviators sharing the dangers and hardships, the hopes of life and struggles, especially when it comes to death,” says The Right Rev’d Grant Dibden, Anglican Bishop to the Australian Defence Force, as he shares about Defence Sunday


My stubborn chaplaincy call

“Whether it is in Anglican schools, colleges, universities, aged care facilities, hospitals or other workplaces, chaplains nurture, guide and comfort people from all faiths and none. They are truly the face of Christ in the world,” says The Rev’d Canon Sarah Plowman


Travelling with the saints

“Various saints have been inspiration for some of our greatest artists, so why not share those masterpieces with our students? And those unbelievable stories are a great invitation to talk about science and belief,” says The Rev’d Gillian Moses from St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School