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Not Helpful: Tales from a Truth Teller

“Bishop George Browning’s new book, Not Helpful: Tales from a Truth Teller uses Browning’s own story of growing up and growing into his faith…It speaks of a faith that is involved and engaged and is active…that comes with a cost, that is not confined to Sunday liturgies or church buildings. It challenges us to broaden the boundaries of our understanding of the Church and the place of faith in the world,” says Bishop Jeremy Greaves, while inviting readers to the book launch this week

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From biscuits to Bishop

The Rev’d Kate Ross tells us about trailblazing ordination of women campaigner, mother of six, nurse and midwife, childbirth educator and social justice advocate, Gwenneth Roberts, and about an exhibition she and Gwenneth are opening in the Cathedral to honour the women of our Diocese historically

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Oodgeroo Noonuccal: contributions to our Diocese

In the course of indexing the Brisbane Diocesan Newsletter, a photograph of a former Archbishop of Brisbane standing next to one of the most prominent First Nation poets of the 20th century sparked a Records and Archives investigation into the connections between Oodgeroo Noonuccal and St Mark’s Church, Dunwich on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island)

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NCCA President's reflection

“As the poets say, the world is made up of stories! For me, these are stories of moments and people of grace in daily life. Noticing and sharing such moments help us keep ‘droving into the light’, as believers in the good news which Jesus proclaims in today’s Gospel,” says Bishop Philip Huggins as he shares four inspirational stories with us