Letter from the Vicar 21 June 2015

Dear Friends, Welcome to S. Michael’s for School Founders’ Day. We welcome school families and staff today as we celebrate our life together and the foundations we share in Christ. For the families who are new to S. Michael’s we especially welcome you and hope you will feel comfortable as you make your way through … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar 14 June 2015

Dear Friends, Welcome to S. Michael’s. Today we will consider some of the parables of Jesus where he demonstrates the power and growth of the kingdom of God from small beginnings. The first reading from Ezekiel speaks of the giant cedar trees which were such a symbol of strength in biblical times. We can think … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar 7 June 2015

Dear Friends, Welcome to S. Michael’s today as we gather as the family of our Lord. We come together as those who seek to do his will both by celebrating the Eucharist and by becoming a Eucharistic community dispersed within the world. Last week I saw the movie Boy Choir, which I recommend to you. … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar 31 May 2015

Dear Friends, We welcome you today as we gather to celebrate the festival of the most Holy Trinity. In the past six months or so we have followed the story of the incarnation, from the Annunciation to Mary, through the birth of Jesus, his life and ministry, his death on the cross and his resurrection … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar 24 May 2015

Dear Friends, Alleluia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, alleluia! Welcome to S. Michael’s as we celebrate Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit. Pentecost is a joyful feast where we recall the very essence of the Church is created as the Spirit is poured out on all present. One thing that always stands … [Read more…]

Letter from the People’s Warden 17 May 2015

Dear Friends, On Thursday evening a number of us joined our S. Luke’s friends in the celebration of the Feast of the Ascension. For many years we have been their willing guests, and it was great to celebrate with them at the Knox Centre, their current worship venue. As we remember the ascent of Jesus … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar 10 May 2015

Dear Friends, Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! Welcome to S. Michael’s as we continue to celebrate the risen life of our Lord in these great fifty days of Easter. Today we continue the theme of drawing close to our risen Lord by abiding with him in love. I am delighted, too, … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar 3 May 2015

Dear Friends, Alleluia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, alleluia! Welcome to S. Michael’s today as we continue celebrating the risen life of Christ. During the great fifty days of Easter the focus of our Gospel readings shifts from its initial gaze upon the appearances of Jesus following his resurrection to the way his … [Read more…]

Letter from the People’s Warden 26 April 2015

Dear Friends, As a nation we have joined with each other in the remembrance of Anzac Day and the effects that war has had on all families in this country. We join also with our Australian brothers and sisters in their remembrance. I remember the Anzac services that I attended as a child, compulsory for … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar 19 April 2015

Dear Friends, Alleluia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, alleluia! Welcome to S. Michael’s today as we continue to celebrate the risen life of Christ in our midst in the great fifty days of Easter. At the 10:00 am Mass we are delighted to welcome Jennifer De Leon, who will dance for us following … [Read more…]