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Fasting

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International Day of Peace: End Racism. Build Peace

“What I want to say is that any person who risks their life to seek safety is the same. Whether people come here via a United Nations refugee camp or arrive by either boat or plane to apply for asylum, we all have one thing in common – that is the need to find a safe place to live in freedom,” says Bishop Daniel Abot, as the International Day of Peace approaches

"I have decided to keep a nine-day fast as a lament for the nine years of suffering experienced by people caught up in our offshore processing system. The nine-day fast will take place on the steps of St John’s Cathedral" (The Rev'd Nicholas Whereat, September 2022)
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A hunger for hope: nine-day fast for refugees

“As a Christian, loving my refugee neighbour means doing what I can to be in solidarity with them”, says The Rev’d Nicholas Whereat, Priest-in-Charge of The Parish of Aspley – Albany Creek

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NCCA call for further prayer and fasting

National Council of Churches in Australia President Bishop Philip Huggins calls all churches nationally to join in a global weekend of prayer and fasting on 26 and 27 September to intercede for all those impacted by COVID-19 and for an end to the virus