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Lent

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Gaza Ceasefire Pilgrimage: Brisbane

Starts at: Musgrave Park
28A Russell St,
South Brisbane QLD

Join people committed to peacemaking in a prayerful walk in solidarity with people suffering in Gaza, and calling for an immediate and sustained ceasefire, led by Palestinian Christians. Walk the whole 10km along Boundary St or a shorter distance along the way. Please register for more details. See more.

"Perhaps if you have not been for a while or have been feeling at a distance, this Wednesday, Ash Wednesday, might provide an opportunity for you to make a return, to listen to and respond to that deeply imbedded voice of hope," The Very Rev'd Dr Peter Catt
Dates & Seasons

Embracing a new beginning

“Ash Wednesday and the Season of Lent present opportunities for us to make the same sort of return. They offer us the opportunity for reflection, sifting and renewal; they are constructed so as to offer us the opportunity to embrace new beginnings,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Resources & Research

My experience navigating the Anglican Church as a Torres Strait Islander person

“I also often invite other Anglicans to see that Torres Strait Islander Christians are Christians in our own way. We seamlessly blend our ancient sovereign ways and knowledges as Traditional Custodians with the wider Church’s ways and knowledges. For example, as part of my baptism as a baby, my mum removed my clothing and nappy and held me up in the sea breeze to be sprayed, to first be blessed, by the malu (ocean). She then took me to the church for the service,” says Aunty Dr Rose Elu