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Events

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Aquinas Academy and Catalyst for Renewal: Reflection Mornings

2 March, 6 April, 4 May, 1 June, 6 July, 3 August, 7 September, 5 October 2019
Come and enjoy some reflection, silence and solitude in the beautiful Marist grounds in Hunter's Hill. 9:30am to 12:30pm. No bookings, tea and coffee provided, entry by donation. All welcome. More information
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St Stephens Uniting Church: Friday Music Program

3, 10, 17, 24, 31 May 2019
Events include: Wilbur Hughes and other instruments; Claire Munting (mezzo soprano) and Harry Collins (pianoforte); Divas on Demand; The Sydney Camerata Quartet; and Colin Andrews (organ) [USA]. St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50PM. No bookings required; donations welcome. More information
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Shoah Memorial Service

14 May 2019
Remembering 1933-45, for all Christians and people of compassion, at the Great Synagogue, 166 Castlereagh St Sydney. More information [PDF]
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Christ Church St Laurence: Organ recital

19 May 2019 cancelled
The monthly organ recital at Christ Church St Laurence has been cancelled because of building renovations. More information
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Aquinas Academy Course: A Human Search and The New Creation in Christ: Film Lectio 11

22, 29 May and 5 June 2019
Born into English middle class in 1906 and Oxford educated, Bede Griffiths OSB was a brilliant religious scholar and prolific author. This film tells his story, from his experiment with communal living in the English countryside, to his decision to become a Benedictine brother, and his creation of a meeting place for East and West at an ashram in Southern India. It was there he spent his last 37 years as a Catholic monk living as a Hindu holyman. See the film and explore the influences this exceptional man has had, and still has today, led by the presenters Marie Biddle rsj and Michael Whelan SM. Three Wednesdays at either 10am–12noon or 6–8pm. More information and registration
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Moore Theological College: A Very Short Course in Christian Ethics

25 May 2019
Run by the Centre for Christian Living, with speakers Chase Kuhn and Tony Payne, who will be teaching a simple framework for bringing the Bible's view of reality to how we should live in the midst of reality day by day—whether in our homes, our churches, our workplace or in society. Teaching you, in other words, how to do 'Christian ethics'. 9:30am to 1pm. Marcus Loane Hall at the College, 1 King St Newtown. Morning tea included in ticket price. More information More information and booking details
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Catalyst for Renewal: Forum

25 May 2019
Hear Dr Anna Rowlands, who, inter alia, is Deputy Director of the Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham Uni., UK, and is a political theologian, with expertise in the work of Hannah Arendt, Gillian Rose and Simone Weil. 10am to 3:30 pm; two sessions, with BYO lunch in between; at ACU campus, 25a Barker Rd, Strathfield. $25. More information and registration details [PDF]
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St James Institute: The Poetry of George Herbert

25 May 2019
Hear Dr Benjamin Myers speak about this English poet of the metaphysical school; Welsh; Fellow of Cambridge University; ordained in the C of E; Rector at Bremerton (near Salisbury). 3 to 4:30 pm at St James' Hall, 169–171 Phillip St. (Followed by Choir of St James singing works by George F Handel.) More information and registration
190527 John Bell

Eremos: An Evening With John Bell—Celtic Spirituality: Ancient Gifts for Modern Times

27 May 2019
Celtic Spirituality in Britain and Ireland dates back to the 5th century, but its singular gifts have only recently been valued. It emerged from rural people, who discovered and affirmed that God and faith could not be confined to what is conventionally termed 'religious' but had to be celebrated in all of life and in the physical fabric of the world. Come for an engaging evening with John Bell, best known for his passion for community and diverse expressions of faith. 6:30–8:30pm at Pitt St Uniting Church, 264 Pitt St, Sydney. More information and booking details
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Climate Pastoral Care Training, hosted by Uniting Earth

28 May 2019
Ministers, Priests, Chaplains, Pastoral Care Practitioners and Church Leaders - this one is for you! Did you know that Climate Change is increasing individual and societal anxiety, depression and existential dread? Be ready to offer support to individuals and families at this time. 8:30am to 8pm at United Theological College, 16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta. More information and registration
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Aquinas Academy course: Thomas Aquinas on Charity

4, 11, 18 June 2019
Thomas understands charity as a habit created in the human soul by the Holy Spirit. Rev Dr Andrew Murray sm will introduce you to Thomas' writings and how to read his work, and will lead you through a study of this aspect of his writings. 10am to 12 noon each day at the Academy, Level 5, 141 Harrington St, The Rocks. More information and registration
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Spirituality in the Pub: Sharing the Journey—through addiction

5 June 2019
Come, share a drink and engage in stimulating conversation. Speakers tba. 7.30–9.00pm at Paddington RSL Club, 220–232 Oxford St., Paddington. Free. More information
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Aquinas Academy course: Unmasking Violence—Reimagining the Gospel with Rene Girard

12, 19, 26 June and 3 July 2019
Led by Susan Connelly rsj PhD, explore the thinking of Girard who has been called 'the new Darwin of the human sciences'. His insights into the origins of violence are a sheer gift to our modern world. 10am to 12 noon each day at the Academy, Level 5, 141 Harrington St, The Rocks. More information and registration
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St Stephens Uniting Church: Friday Music Program

7, 14, 21, 28 June 2019
Events include: Phill O'Neill (trumpet); Presbyterian Ladies' College Baroque Ensemble; Kathryn Dries (soprano) & Callum Close (piano); Titus Grenyer (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50PM. No bookings required; donations welcome. More information
190613 Ailsa Piper and Tony Doherty

St James Institute: Letters from a Most Unlikely Friendship

13 June 2019
Ailsa Piper and Tony Doherty, co-authors of 'The Attachment: Letters from a Most Unlikely Friendship', discuss pilgrim spirituality, connecting across divides, the challenge of real friendship, and friendships that really challenge. 6:30pm at St James Hall, 169–171 Phillip St. More information
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St James Institute: The Spiritual Formation of Evelyn Underhill

30 June 2019
Evelyn Underhill (1877–1941) was an English, mystical theologian and Anglican spiritual director and retreat leader who authored nearly 40 books and 100s of articles. She was the first woman to lecture in theology at Oxford University. Hear about her life and work from Dr Robin Wrigley-Carr at 2–3:30pm at St James Hall, 169–171 Phillip St. More information and registration
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St Stephens Uniting Church: Friday Music Program

5, 12, 19, 26 July 2019
Events include: Roman Rudnytsky (USA) pianoforte; Sydney Conservatorium Alumni Quintet (leader: Greg Taylor); The Mirabello Trio; Brett Brown (baritone) and Mark Quamby (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50PM. No bookings required; donations welcome. More information
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Society for the Study of Early Christianity, Macquarie University: Public Lecture

23 July 2019
Hear Dr Fiona McCallum (University of St Andrews) on the topic 'Middle Eastern Christians in the UK: Internal, Societal and Transnational Interactions'. 6–8 pm. More information and registration
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Eremos Winter Retreat Day: Waiting in Hope

27 July 2019
Come and join us for a day of stillness, reflection, prayer and listening to collaboratively examine what value winter has or might have in our lives. 10am–4pm. At St Joseph's Centre for Reflective Living, 33 Barina Downs Road Baulkham Hills. More information and registration
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Centre for Christian Living, Moore College: Is God Green?

29 July 2019
Hear Lionel Windsor (Lecturer) consider the question 'How should we think about environmentalism as Christians?' Lionel has recently published a book under this title. At Moore College, at 7:30–9:30pm. More information and registration