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Western Region

Jodie O'Shannassy enjoying an impromptu carols session with Roxanne and friendly locals at the Foxtrap Roadhouse in Cooladdi in late 2020
Reflections

Hop n Hymns: from Toowoomba to Thargomindah

“Many of the connections we made on our recent trip will continue and will give birth to new connections for a long time to come. One person we met told us their relative was in hospital in Toowoomba 1000 km away from home and family, and we were able to organise someone from our Ecumenical pastoral care team to visit them the very next day,” says hospital chaplain and St Bart’s, Toowoomba parishioner Jodie O’Shannassy

Reflections

Insight from a fairywren

“Against the orange-brown dirt, and the grey-greens of acacia foliage, the blue colour of this bird was startling. It was like a little herald about to announce something important and just as it got your attention it moved away…almost inviting you to follow,” says Bishop Cam Venables

News

Glennie's road trip of compassion

In a year where our resilience, resolve and compassion are tested, it’s heart-warming to see the sensational community support that is enabling organisations like Drought Angels to forge ahead with their outstanding work in the rural sector