This year the Diocese of Melbourne remembers the 175th anniversary of the foundation of the See with the consecration of Charles Perry in Westminster Abbey on 29 June 1847.
“Agree with God and be at peace; in this way good will come to you”. These are words from the Book of Job spoken by Eliphaz the Temanite to the anguished servant of God (Job 22:21).
Saturday 22 August saw Archbishop Philip Freier opening the Centenary Celebrations of the Kennon Hall in Kooyong.
There has been some interesting commentary about the results of the 2022 Census, particularly in respect to religious affiliation.
It has been a long time coming, 14 years in fact, but there is a strong sense of expectation as the bishops of the Anglican Communion and their spouses prepare to gather for the Lambeth Conference in Canterbury, England from 26 July to 8 August.
Jesus’ teaching in Luke 6 to “love your enemies, do good to them who hate you” is profoundly challenging to many aspects of human behaviour.
Volunteers at the St Hilary’s Hope food drive raised thousands of grocery donations for the Boroondara community.
Jesus’ words in John 8.12 have been a source of sustained reflection for me over these past months. I mentioned them last month in the context of our journey through Lent.
In a world of profound uncertainty and manifest cruelty, I find Jesus’ words in John 8:12 a profound reassurance: “I am the light of the world.