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Love Makes A Way

Reflections Deacons and priests, along with Archbishop Phillip Aspinall and The Ven. Keith Dean-Jones, in December 2018 Reflections

My post-pub call to the priesthood

“I’d never have stepped into a church of my accord, but when your fiancée suggests that you attend church, you go. Four years after the initial call to study, I walked into The Parish of North Pine. There I was asked by The Rev’d Lynda Johnson, ‘What brings you here today?’ With all the eloquence of a grunt I replied, ‘I dunno!’” recalls The Rev’d Peter Jeffery

A man, released from indefinite detention earlier last week, celebrating with friends who have been advocating for his release (Photo by L. Adams)

Embodying the Spirit of Christ through small acts of compassion

“Every action, big or small, absolutely makes a difference! Last week, 50 men who spent nearly seven years trapped in Immigration detention on Manus and Nauru plus up to two years locked up in a Kangaroo Point hotel were released with a Bridging Visa into our community,” says the Justice Unit’s Peter Branjerdporn


From DC Talk to Live on Mars

“Connecting with people through music is my favourite way of living out my faith in Jesus who told us to love our neighbour as we love ourselves,” says the Justice Unit’s Peter Branjerdporn in our continuing series ‘How my art intersects with my faith’


The Medevac Bill saves lives: why we need to help save it

“As proposed and passed by Parliament earlier this year, the Medevac Bill process has been clear, transparent, enforceable and timely, saving lives including that of my friend Arad,” says ACSQ Justice Enabler and pharmacist Peter Branjerdporn on the Medevac Bill, which the Federal Government is pushing to repeal