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Video Video

Archbishop Jeremy Greaves' Installation liturgy

Watch the liturgy for the Installation of Archbishop Jeremy Greaves at St John’s Cathedral on 16 December 2023, including the smoking ceremony, welcome and “interrogation”,  Installation in the cathedra, the Archbishop’s first sermon, readings and prayers

Reflections

Gathering around the campfire

“As a Diocesan family, widely distributed, we will be centred on Saturday as we gather around our new Archbishop in the Cathedral as he is seated in the cathedra, and as he leads us in the breaking of the bread before encouraging us to go and further the mission of Christ,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

People & History

Movement for the Ordination of Women: history, origins and key figures

The driving force behind the Movement for the Ordination of Women in Australia was Dr Patricia BrennanAs a woman and a lay person, Patricia was not permitted to preach during a visit to Brisbane. The thenDean got around this restriction by concluding Evensong with a lengthy procession around the Cathedral, after which Patricia entered the pulpit and spoke,” says The Rev’d Canon Dr Marian Free

Reflections

"He is always with and for us": three ACSQ community members on Archbishop-elect Jeremy Greaves

With the announcement that Bishop Jeremy Greaves will be installed as our new Archbishop in December, three ACSQ community members — The Rev’d Tania Eichler, The Ven. David Ruthven and Michelle McDonald — reflect on their favourite moments serving alongside Bishop Jeremy and what they are most looking forward to working with him on after his installation