Category Archives: Weekly Reflections From Coller Crt.

What Kind of an Event is the Resurrection?

Sunday will be day of the ‘Great Three Days’ when we celebrate the resurrection. But what kind of event are we celebrating?   Here I would like to outline some of the approaches to this event and have a look … Continue reading

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Going to a Seminar on LGBTQIA+

I went to a seminar last week about whether the diocese of Wangaratta would begin to design a service for the blessing of same sex couples who had already been married under civil law.   The day was conducted by an … Continue reading

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On Easing the Marriage of a New Priest and People

  I was having a tour of the renovated rectory recently. I opened the refrigerator to find that it had no freezer. I said, ‘There’s no freezer’. One of the wardens who was there said ‘the rules require us to … Continue reading

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When Something is at Stake…and when Things Are The Same

At the moment, I do not have a ‘project’ to be working on in my shed. I love being there, so this week I began to wonder what I could do.   Soon after that, it occurred to me that … Continue reading

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On The Sacking of a Coach and Institutional Behaviour

I watched, with a combination of anxiety and sympathy and horror at the unfolding saga of the sacking of the coach of the Matildas (Our women’s soccer team), Alen Stajcic. The first thing that astounded me, though I don’t know … Continue reading

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Religious Discrimination, Money, Schools, And Conformity

  This week, the ‘Ruddock Report’ into religious discrimination has been released. I am writing before this happens, but the airwaves have been full of discussion about what it will mean.   Here is what I can glean so far. … Continue reading

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Elections, The Public Good and Christian Faith

The results of the election last Saturday sparked my interest. The thing is, that I have previously thought about what leads to the populism that is on the rise in the US and in Europe. The recent changes in the … Continue reading

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