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Marks of Mission

Homilies & Addresses Dr Wangari Muta Maathai founded the Green Belt Movement Homilies & Addresses

Evensong address on Dr Wangari Muta Maathai

“When invited to offer a reflection in the Cathedral’s ‘Mystics, Theologians and Gob-botherers’ series I thought there was an opportunity for me to better understand the life and legacy of Dr Wangari Muta Maathai, whom I had some sense of as a Kenyan environmentalist, and someone who had inspired many people around the world to plant trees,” said Bishop Cam Venables in his recent St John’s Cathedral address

"What makes me nostalgic are my parents because I’m an only child and we love to travel a lot, but due to COVID-19, I haven’t been with them for three years" (Khai Balabbo with her mum, Mercy, and dad, Teddy, at the Snowy Mountains in July 2018)
Spotlight Q&A

Q&A with Anglicare HR Advisor and Multicultural Facilitator, BTS fan, music aficionado and soccer player, Khai Balabbo

Meet travel enthusiast Khai Balabbo and find out about her Anglicare roles, her take on “Being Together: Embracing Joy”, the kindest and bravest gesture she has ever received, her karaoke go-to song and her faith journey