‘I want to insist that God and religion are not quite the same… even though in a book about God, one cannot very well help talking about religion.’
‘It is most important that we should realise that to believe in God, to look at, and think about God and what God does, is not the same thing as believing in religion.’
‘…believing in religion, in fact, means believing in and thinking about certain practices and states of mind of our own.’
The SSM and University of the Third Age (U3A) lecture series for term three wound up with a celebratory dinner at the Bethany Centre on 28 September.
A Thanksgiving Service Celebrating the life of SSM companion and long-time parishioner at St John’s, Tony Williamson was held at St John’s on 28 August.
Father Ryan Bennett is attending the General Theological Seminary (GTS) in New York City where he is studying with the support and encouragement of the Australian Province.
Father Christopher Myers, Australian Provincial
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