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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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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
190621 Glen McKenzie

Cantata for Refugee Week: Dispossession—Lessons of Darkness

21 June 2019
To mark Refugee Week 2019, Kiwi actor and countertenor Glenn McKenzie presents 'Dispossession', a meditation on loss and grief featuring three 'Lessons of Darkness' from the ancient book of 'Lamentations' ( 'Ekah' in Hebrew - 'Alas!'), in a celebrated setting by Baroque composer Francois Couperin. The voices of Shakespeare, Bonhoeffer and Annie Lennox join his to connect us throughout time and across cultures with all those who have suffered the devastation of displacement and homelessness.
Glenn McKenzie is a Kiwi actor, singer and writer, based in Sydney, who has spent the past 35 years performing in England, Aotearoa-NZ, and Australia. In St Paul's Church Burwood on Friday June 21 at 7.30. Entry is by donation. All proceeds to the House of Welcome, which assists people seeking asylum in their transition to life in Australia, and promotes their rights as they seek to have their status recognised. Contact: Glenn McKenzie email: glenn.churchmouse@gmail.com Poster (3.52MB)
190625 Archbishop Angaelos

Public Forum and Book Launch: Living Respectfully in a Pluralistic Society

25 June 2019
Author, Archbishop Angaelos, Archbishop of London (Coptic Church), President of the Bible Society, etc. Forum 10–11:30am, followed by morning tea; then book launch at 12noon. At Pitt St Uniting Church, 264 Pitt St. More information and registration
190630 Evelyn Underhill Prayer Book

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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Royal School of Church Music: Winter School—Sydney InSpires

6–14 July 2019
Shape the future of church music with Australia's largest-ever church music conference. For traditional and contemporary church musicians, choristers, organists and children, Sydney inSpires offers you the chance to learn from the world's best Christian musicians, and features a vast array of incredible sacred music events across Sydney. 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
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St Stephens Uniting Church: Friday Music Program

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August 2019
Events include: Danae Killian (pianoforte); Natalia Melnik (soprano); The Sirius Chamber Ensemble; The Nano Symphony; Chris Trikilis (Melbourne) (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50PM. No bookings required; donations welcome. More information
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Aquinas Academy course: Restorative Dialogue—The Explicit Practice of Relationships

6, 13, 20, 27 August 2019
Led by Terry O'Connell OAM. you will be invited, in this series of talks, on a 'journey' to discover how restorative dialogue helps build and sustain healthy relationships. Restorative dialogue focuses on harm and relationships, rather than blame and consequences. It involves conversations about inclusion, respectful challenge and learning. Its explicit nature helps us to better understand self and others. 10am–12 noon. At the Aquinas Academy, Level 5, 141 Harrington St, The Rocks. More information and registration More information and registration
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Spirituality in the Pub: Sharing the Journey—Towards the End of Life

7 August 2019
Come, share a drink and engage in stimulating conversation. Speakers are Prof Dr Margaret Somerville, Professor of Ethics at Notre Dame University & Nicholas Eddy, Principal Lawyer, Nicholas Eddy & Co, specialising in Wills, Powers Of Attorney and Guardianship. 7.30–9.00pm at Paddington RSL Club, 220–232 Oxford St., Paddington. Free. More information
190810 Rev. Elaine Farmer

St James Institute: Filling the Wind with Stories

10 August 2019
The Reverend Elaine Farmer will speak about the strong feelings evoked by preaching, offering comfort, enlightenment and grace. But also—arrogant madness; a manipulative tool? Her address will discuss homiletical arts and crimes! 3–5pm. St James Hall, 169–171 Phillip St. More information and registration
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Society for the Study of Early Christianity (Macquarie Uni): What Happened to St Paul's Churches Donations to Jerusalem?

16 August 2019
Free Lunchtime event (12:30pm SHARP). The story of how an early Christian multi-church collection succeeded in saving the Jerusalem Church from extinction. Presenter is Daryn Graham, author of several books. More information
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St James Institute: Ecclesiastical Embroidery—Finer than Gold

17 August 2019
Presented and curated by Marianne Close. An exhibition and short talks showcasing the skill and craftmanship of ecclesiastical embroiderers and vestment makers and much more. Vestments from St James', Christ Church St Laurence and some private collections. Exhibition open from 10am to 4pm, with talks on the hour. At Christ Church St Laurence Parish Hall, Pitt St. More information and registration