March 06, 2018
For God’s foolishness is wider than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength (First Letter of St Paul to the Corinthians 1:25)
February 27, 2018
I pen this message still filled with the overwhelming joy of having been present at the ordination of Bishop Brian Mascord, along with thousands of others, but most significantly with hundreds from our own Diocese. It was a most spectacular, enriching, powerful, spirit-filled, wonderful, joyous, beautiful occasion. It was indeed our church at its best.
February 20, 2018
It is hard for me to imagine that only one week has passed since writing my last message to you. So what has happened in that past week to make me feel this way?
February 13, 2018
The season of Lent begins this week with Ash Wednesday; a season of prayer, fasting, abstinence and generous giving.
February 06, 2018
Last week, I shared with you the first part of Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace message. In that part of his message he reflected upon our need to build a culture of peace. In the second part of this message he shares some of the reasons for so many refugees, making reference to the endless and horrifying sequence of wars, conflicts, genocides and ethnic cleansings.
January 30, 2018
Welcome back to the new year as we, once again, begin the normal routine of life – work, school, meetings, sporting commitments, exercise, children and grandchildren before and after school events etc.