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International Day of Peace

Homilies & Addresses Homilies & Addresses

2021 Brisbane Peace Lecture

“Our geo-strategic situation begins at home. We live with the world’s oldest continuous culture. This culture has been in existence for over 60,000 years. It is significantly older than all other cultures and intellectual traditions handed down to us over the centuries,” says Professor Chris Barrie in his St John’s Cathedral International Day of Peace address

Augnes, 18, and Teresa, 21, Joy plan to set an official world record by singing the world’s 195 national and UN permanent member state anthems in 100 languages at St John’s Cathedral on Tuesday 21 September
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A world record anthem-singing attempt and a former Defence Force chief’s lecture to headline Cathedral International Day of Peace commemorations

A marathon-worthy world record attempt and a lecture by retired admiral Chris Barrie will headline an impressive speaker and award line-up for International Day of Peace commemorations at St John’s Cathedral on Tuesday

Reflections

World record attempt: 195 anthems, 100 languages, two sisters, one day

Two young Christian sisters reflect on their plan to set an official world record, while simultaneously raising awareness of children’s and women’s empowerment and climate care, by singing the world’s 195 national and UN permanent member state anthems in 100 languages at St John’s Cathedral, as part of the Cathedral’s International Day of Peace celebrations on 21 September

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UN International Day of Peace: call to prayer

Bishop Philip Huggins, President of the National Council of Churches in Australia, calls us to pray on the UN International Day of Peace on 21 September: “Peace, in the Christian understanding, is both a divine gift and our task as we respond to Jesus’ call, in the Sermon on the Mount, for peace-makers”