For the first time in many years, a Holy Week service at St John’s Cathedral will be broadcast to a national audience on ABC Television
“Welcome to a most unusual Maundy Thursday…somehow the bread and the wine will remain unconsecrated until we are able to meet again in church…perhaps we will recognise again the latent potential for holiness in everyday things,” says Bishop Cam Venables.
“The Christian tradition says that Jesus was active in his love, active in his love of humanity, even in his death, and this is marked on Holy Saturday,” says Bishop John Roundhill
“As we come once again to the cross this Good Friday, we are called to remember that, like our ancestors, we also have choices to make at every intersection. We can be indifferent or engaged, apathetic or involved, overwhelmed or determined, fearful or hopeful,” says Bishop Jeremy Greaves
Let us be like the two Marys
“While the spiced bun’s popularity has been on the rise since medieval times, discussions about its origins quickly peel off into a hotly contested debate,” says anglican focus Editor Michelle McDonald, who asks, “How do you HCB?” and “Can you please send us your favourite recipe?”