anglican focus

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


Justice & Advocacy Woman keeping vigil at the Kangaroo Point Central Hotel Alternate Place of Detention Justice & Advocacy

“Dear Future, I am ready”

“As for my friend, Ali, while life has not been easy following his release as he struggles financially to pay for basics, he is thankful for his freedom. He is also grateful to supporters of refugees, including many local Anglicans, who continue to bear witness to their suffering and advocate for more humane policies,” says Peter Branjerdporn from our Justice Unit

"Jesus seeks out those who will put their trust in him – regardless of who they are. God is willing to hear, respond and touch their lives" (Robert King 2023)

What is your favourite Gospel of Matthew passage and why? | Robert King, Loretta Tyler-Moss, Nic Denny-Dimitriou and Peter Branjerdporn

Four members of our Diocesan community tell us about their favourite passage from the Gospel of Matthew, including Robert King, The Rev’d Loretta Tyler-Moss, The Rev’d Nic Denny-Dimitriou and Peter Branjerdporn


World mourns loss of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The world is mourning the passing of a towering figure in the struggle for freedom and for human dignity and rights: “Tutu believed passionately that the Christian faith is inclusive of all, and that Christian responsibility is for the good of all people. His leadership strengthened us all in that belief and continues to call us to action upon that belief”


Desmond Tutu turns 90 with an outpouring of love from the world

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, one of South Africa’s most famous persons, has turned 90 with a Eucharist service celebration at Cape Town’s St George’s Cathedral, receiving an outpouring of love from around the world. Tutu made a rare public appearance on 7 October at the iconic Cape Town cathedral, the site of prayers and protests during the apartheid era, where he attended a special thanksgiving service


Join us at On Earth Festival

See St Francis College as you’ve never seen before in this video featuring volunteers, artists, musicians and presenters from and connected to our Diocese who are involved in the upcoming On Earth Festival, to be held on Saturday 16 October. Through music, poetry, art and workshops, find hope and inspiration for creating an alternate world where there is peace and justice