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Anglicare Southern Queensland's Claire Uwimana celebrating Harmony Day with Louise, Pat and a dedicated volunteer at St Martin's Aged Care Home in Taigum on 21 March 2021

Harmony Day: celebrating with courage

“Let us recognise that we are all connected and that it is through our diversity and our shared values of compassion and a fair-go for all that make us Australians,” says Anglicare Southern Queensland’s Multicultural Program Coordinator and former refugee Claire Uwimana


NCCA President's reflection

“As the poets say, the world is made up of stories! For me, these are stories of moments and people of grace in daily life. Noticing and sharing such moments help us keep ‘droving into the light’, as believers in the good news which Jesus proclaims in today’s Gospel,” says Bishop Philip Huggins as he shares four inspirational stories with us


Bishop Cam Venables' Advent 2020 message: making room in the inn

Bishop Cam Venables reflects on the birth of a baby, whom we have the audacity to believe is God and who was laid in an animals’ food trough because there was no room in the inn: “In the unfolding gift and journey of the New Year, please join with me in considering whether we are giving to God the shabby leftovers of our time, energy and resources and whether we can do better. Whether we could, in God’s grace, work with others to assist the lost, the least and the lonely of our community and world – assist them to find a place at the table and room at the inn”


Modern Poets: faith meeting music

“Those years in the Modern Poets were enormously formative, to both our identities and faith. An unshakeable belief in the positive place of faith and the Church in the public space was born,” says musician Jonathan Sargeant, as he reflects on his formative years as a band member in the 1980s