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SERMONS – September 2019

The 82nd Annual Seafarers Service
Generosity and Content
The Reverend Canon Andrew Wright

The Canon Jones Memorial Sermon
From North to South: A Call to a Servant of God
The Rev’d Dr Graham Warren

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
The Subtle Art of Mad Sheep Farming
Richard Fay

SERMONS – August 2019

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
Have I played nicely and shared?
The Very Rev’d Katherine Bowyer

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
Jesus in the poetry of Jalal-al-Din Rumi
Bishop Cam Venables

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
Re-imaging the all too familiar
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
The Ministry of Deacons
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
Bound and Loosed
The Rev’d Canon Julia Van Den Bos

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
What is the kingdom of God like for you?
The Rev’d Professor Rodney Wolff

SERMONS – July 2019

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Saying Amen to God
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
In black and white?
The Rev’d Kate Ross

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Living the Answers
Bishop Bill Ray

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Religious Freedom and The Hole-y Bible
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

SERMONS – June 2019

Seventh Sunday of Easter – Mystics, Theologians and God-botherers
Richard Hooker
Archbishop The Very Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

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Evensong of the Day of Pentecost
Groaning in the Spirit
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Trinity Sunday
Searching for Truth
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Trinity Sunday
God the Jazz Band
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

The Blessing of the Garden at St Mary’s, Toowong, Commemorating the Apology to Those Affected by Forced Adoption Practices
Escaping the Mouse Wheel of History
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Second Sunday after Pentecost
After the Fire
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

The Birth of John the Baptist
Where are the prophetic voices in our world? 
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Synod Eucharist and Ordination
Passionate Engagement with the World
The Rev’d Valerie Hoare

Third Sunday after Pentecost
On the Way to Becoming Loving
Richard James

Third Sunday after Pentecost
On our Relationship with Animals
The Rev’d Canon Julia Van Den Bos

SERMONS – May 2019

Third Sunday of Easter
God loves us at least as much as the person who loves us the most
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Third Sunday of Easter – Mystics, Theologians and God-botherers
Teresa of Avila
The Rev’d Canon Julia Van Den Bos

Fourth Sunday of Easter
Following the Feisty Shepherd
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Fifth Sunday of Easter
Doing something new
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Fifth Sunday of Easter
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Sixth Sunday of Easter
How different is God’s peace?
The Rev’d Canon Richard Tutin

Sixth Sunday of Easter
Stillness, story and sharing
The Reverend Chris Tyack

Ascension Day
Ascension
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

SERMONS – April 2019

Diocesan Lady Day Celebration – The Annunciation
Text to come
Bishop Jeremy Greaves

Fifth Sunday in Lent
Unpacking Baptism
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Fifth Sunday in Lent – Mystics, Theologians and God-botherers
Richard Rohr’s Alternate Orthodoxy
Richard Fay

Palm Sunday
Who’s the Joke on Now
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Maundy Tuesday
Chrism Mass
The Ven Michael Faragher

Holy Thursday
So What’s the Mandate?
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Good Friday
God Stays with us, no matter what
The Most Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

The Easter Vigil
Life without Hell
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Easter Day
The Image of Universal Resurrection invites us to Choose to life.
The Most Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

Easter Day
Belonging
The Rev’d Julia van den Bos

Second Sunday of Easter
Peace Be With you
Richard James

Second Sunday of Easter
The Believer’s life is a Testimony to the Risen-ness of Jesus
The Rev’d Danni Clark

SERMONS – March 2019

World Day of Prayer
God’s invitation to a Relationship of Abundance and Inclusion.
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

The Transfiguration
Jesus came to trans-figure our experience of God
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Ash Wednesday
Text to Come
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Ash Wednesday
The Movements of Lent
The Most Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

Ash Wednesday
Transformation rather than Performance
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

First Sunday in Lent
Embracing our Story through Ritual
The Very rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Second Sunday in Lent
Three Christian Responses to Terror and Tragedy
The Rev’d Canon Julia van den Bos

The Second Sunday in Lent
Jesus was Killed 50 Times on Friday
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Third Sunday in Lent
He who dies with the most toys wins! …. Really?!
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

First Evensong for The Annunciation
Jesus reigns without resentment
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Fourth Sunday in Lent
Broken Hierarchies
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Fourth Sunday in Lent
The Father of Compassion
The Rev’d Chris Tyack

SERMONS – February 2019

The Presentation
God’s Kingdom touching our World
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Fifth Sunday after The Epiphany
A Transformational Encounter with God
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Fishing for People
The Rev’d Chris Tyack

The Holy Innocents
The Holy Innocents are still among us
The Rev’d Danni Clark

Holy Innocents
St Francis College Commencement Service
Confidence, Imagination and Faith Talk
Bishop Jeremy Greaves

St Matthias
Robust Vulnerability
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Feast of St Matthias
Escaping the Dark Night of the I’s
Richard James

SERMONS – January 2019

The Epiphany
Unintended Consequences
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

The Epiphany
Surprises
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

The Baptism of Jesus
Text to Come
The Rev’d Danni Clark

The Baptism of Jesus
The Gift of Baptism
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

The Second Sunday after The Epiphany
The modest water saw its God, and blushed
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

The Third Sunday after The Epiphany
No one left Behind
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

The Third Sunday after The Epiphany
Let Australia be Australia
The Very rev’d Dr Peter Catt

   2018 SERMONS

The Ordination of Priests and Deacons: By Working for Reconciliation and Peace we are Proclaiming the Good News.
The Venerable Keith Dean-Jones

The First Sunday of Advent: God’s Kingdom is where we Become Truly Human
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Second Sunday of Advent: Living Inbetween
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Third Sunday of Advent: Pure Joy
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

The Fourth Sunday of Advent: Text to Come
The Rev’d Danni Clark

First Eucharist of Christmass: Jesus Reveals the Heart of God
The Most Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

Christmass Day: A Lot of Edges called Perhaps
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

The Sunday after Christmass: Seek and you will Find
The Rev’d Samuel Dow

All Saints’ Day: All of us
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

All Souls’ Day: They Stand beside us even as we Grieve
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost – Remembrance Sunday: The Underbelly of Romanticism
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: The Kingdom of God is a Tipping of the Scales
The Rev’d Chris Tyack

Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: The End of this World’s Order is the Beginning of God’s Kingdom.
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Bishop Michael Putney Memorial Homily – 70th Anniversary of the World Council of Churches: A Stage on the Road
The Rev’d Dr David Gill

Synod Eucharist: Agents of Individual and Social Transformation
The Most Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost: Hugged by God
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost – Mystics, Theologians and God-botherers: The First Casualty of War: The Witness of the War Poets
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Mental Health Week Service: A Journey toward Wholeness
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost: Possessions and Trust
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost: Wisdom is Heaven-Bent on Justice.
The Rev’d Prof Rodney Wolff

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost: Renounce and enjoy!
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost: #KidsOffNauru
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Simon and Jude: Like Dew on the Grass
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Simon and Jude: The Son of Timaeus
The Rev’d Chris Tyack

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Defiled from Within
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – Mystics, Theologians and God-botherers: Francis the Mystic
The Right Rev’d Godfrey Fryar

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Gone to the Dogs…
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Annual Seafarers’ Liturgy: Text to come
The Right Rev’d Godfrey Fryar

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Mark’s Jesus – Forgiveness and Solidarity
The Rev’d Chris Tyack

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost: Tending the Soul
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – Pride Evensong: Queering the City of God
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Texts of Terror
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: The struggle for faith…
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost: We Must Love One Another or Die
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost: The Liturgy of the Universe
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost: What is that deep empty hunger within us? 
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost – Mystics, Theologians and God-botherers: Text to come
The Right Rev’d Jeremy Greaves

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost: The Imitation of Christ
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost – Household of Deacons Evensong: Unseen Faces, Unheard Voices: The Deacon as Christ-bearer to the Church.
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Threatened with Resurrection
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Life Hacks, Sage Proverbs and the Wisdom of the Heart
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost: The Halo Upon the Bones
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Hard questions
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: No Woman Left Behind
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Second Sunday after Pentecost – Mystics, Theologians and God-botherers: Martin of Tours: The Christian’s Relationship to Power
The Very Rev’d Professor Andrew McGowan

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: Welcome weakness, Celebrate ordinary
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost: Off with her Head!
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost  – Abundant Justice Conference: The Art of Blackfella’s Young Fella.
The Rev’d Glenn Loughrey

Feast of Mary Magdalene: What’s in a Name?
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Feast of Mary Magdalene: Between the Angels
The Rev’d Chris Tyack

Second Sunday after Pentecost: Tingling ears…
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Second Sunday after Pentecost – Mystics, Theologians and God-botherers: Simone Weil
The Rev’d Canon Dr Don Edwards

The Third Sunday after Pentecost: Are you Flourishing?
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Third Sunday after Pentecost – Angligreen Commissioning: Prophet or Perish
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Making Space for the Weeds
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Musician for a Madman
The Rev’d Professor Rodney Wolff

The Birth of John the Baptist: The Relentless Kindness of the Wilderness
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

The Birth of John The Baptist: Text to Come
The Rev’d Chris Tyack

St Peter and St Paul: Homily Marking his 20th Anniversary as a Bishop
The Most Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

Feast of St John the Evangelist: Hearing, seeing, touching life
The Right Rev’d Ron Williams

Festal Evensong: St John, Apostle and Evangelist
The Rev’d Canon Dr Jim McPherson

Ascension Day: Open-ended endings
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Seventh Easter: Living in the world
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Pentecost: When the world gets it wrong
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Pentecost: We really can’t go wrong
Rodney C Wolff

Corpus Christi: Welcoming the body, becoming the body
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Easter Day: Hot Cross Buns and Easter Eggs
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Easter Day: Citizens in a different kingdom
The Most Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

Easter Day: Christ Foolery
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt
Second Sunday of Easter: Resurrection… peace, forgiven, sent
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Second Sunday of Easter: The flimsiest people with the flimsiest faith brought the gospel to the world
The Rev’d Professor Rodney Wolff

The Annunciation to Mary: Two Marys
The Most Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

The Consecration of John Roundhill as Bishop: Risky Leadership
The Right Rev’d Godfrey Fryar

Third Sunday of Easter: Text to Come
The Right Rev’d John Roundhill

Third Sunday of Easter: Presentation of Coaldrake Awards
The Right Rev’d Ron Williams

Fourth Sunday of Easter: Some Names are Magical
The Rev’d Professor Rodney Wolff

Fourth Sunday of Easter: A Radical Text
The Rev’d Chris Tyack

The Fifth Sunday of Easter: Christ has no Body but Yours
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

The Fifth Sunday of Easter: Text to Come
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

The Third Sunday in Lent: Jesus is the New Temple
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari
The Second Sunday in Lent: Paul Tillich and the God beyond God
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

The Fourth Sunday in Lent: Listening to the Holy Man
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

The Fifth Sunday in Lent: I Can See Clearly Now
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Fifth Sunday in Lent: The Hour is come, that the Son Man should be Glorified.
The Rev’d Chris Tyack

Palm Sunday: Losing the Crowd
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Eucharist of the Oils: The experience of Re-alignment is Offensive
The Venerable Olaf Anderson

Maundy Thursday: Humility and Sacrifice
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Good Friday: In that very void God speaks and God’s future unfolds.
The Most Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple: Dancing the En-Fleshment of Grace
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple: The Blooming of a Mortal Flower: Kierkegaard on Being Human
Dr Peter Kline

The Last Sunday after The Epiphany – Transfiguration: Idols and Icons
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

The Last Sunday after The Epiphany: Transfiguration
Being attentive
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

The First Sunday in Lent: The Creation-Evolution-Baptism Covenant
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

First Sunday in Lent – St Francis College Commencement Service: The Bishop’s Magic Wand
The Most Rev’d Dr Phillip Aspinall

The Second Sunday in Lent: Intentional discipleship… or Indifference?
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

The Second Sunday in Lent: What’s in a Kiss?
The Rev’d Professor Rodney Wolff

The Baptism of Jesus: Affirmed as God’s Beloved
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari
Second Sunday after Epiphany: Heaven Torn Open
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

The Second Sunday after Epiphany: Living Out a Life of Love
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

The Third Sunday after Epiphany: Wrong-Footed by Compassion
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Fourth Sunday after The Epiphany: Dreaming Bigger
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

The Fourth Sunday after The Epiphany: A life worth living
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

   2017 SERMONS

The Ordination of Deacons and Priests: Communities where all are Welcomed, Loved and Healed.
The Venerable Rod Winterton

First Sunday in Advent: Advent begins in Darkness
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Second Sunday of Advent: Peace-Making as an Act of Creation
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Third Sunday in Advent: Who are you?
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Fourth Sunday in Advent: The Spiritual Life
The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram

Christmass – The Midnight Eucharist: Taking Part in the Mystery
Bishop Alison Taylor

Christmass Day: The Story that makes us at Home in the World
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

The Epiphany: Following God’s stars takes courage
The Rev’d Sharon Baird

The First Sunday after Christmass: Single-Mindedness
The Rev’d Professor Rodney Wolff

All Saints: Recognising our Saints
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost: The Gallipoli Principle
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: The Grace of a Generous Imagination
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

Christ the King: Finding Christ in our own Poverty
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost: The Unsettling Call of Jesus
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost: Mystics, Theologians and God-Botherers Evensong: The Legacy of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Ten Words for Today
Dr Timothy Nicholson

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Who are you becoming?
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost: In The Outer Darkness
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost: The Beauty of God
Bishop Ron Williams

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – Evensong: Where are your pillars of cloud and fire?
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

Simon and Jude: Simon and Jude and the Magicians
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Father’s Day
The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Learning to think small
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Compare the pair
The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Brisbane Pride Festival Evensong
The Right Rev’d Jeremy Greaves

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost – Anglican Church SQ Synod Eucharist: The Just shall live by faith.
The Rev’d Paul Smith, Bishop of the Lutheran Church Queensland District

The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost – Evensong: Evensong: Sabbath as Resistance
The Rev’d Sue Wilton

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   2016 SERMONS

   2015 SERMONS



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