Posts from November 2012

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Church Families

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Today we celebrate special family services in our Parish. It’s not that normal services are family unfriendly (we hope!). However, we recognise that we are in a young area with lots of families, we have many school age children and we have a special connection with Burgmann Anglican School. We want to affirm our church [...]

Playing as a Team

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

One benefit of having just had some time off sick in the last week was that I managed to see some of the Brisbane cricket test match.  The stand out performance was that of Australian captain, Michael Clarke, who made 259 runs not out. However, the truly impressive thing of this innings was that Clarke [...]

Remembrance Day

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

It might have been my father’s constant nightmares or the army songs instead of nursery rhymes that I learned or the time that my family spent in the looking after children whose fathers had not returned from the war. Whatever it was, I learned that war has a terrible cost. it was part of my [...]

Marriage

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Today and in a fortnight’s time, we will be looking at marriage from a couple of perspectives that are found in the Bible. From the very outset, I want to affirm the presence of people in our church who are single including those who are widowed or divorced. I long for our church to be [...]