The profession at St John’s of the Reverend Cate Relf-Pennington heralds an important moment in the life of the Society. The Primate of Australia, the Most Reverend Dr Philip Freier presided at the service held on the eve of All Saints on 31 October.
The Lesotho Cross is a symbol of connection with SSM, whether as a member or friend. Originating in Lesotho, the cross is now being replicated by Adelaide ironworker Christopher Smith working out of his foundry at a historic site.
The ‘doing’ of theology was one of the themes of a study group that came together in the lead up to Easter this year, with thinking and discussion centred on The Gospel of God, a theological work by Father Kelly.
Theology will be the focus for the Australian Province at the next Chapter Meeting in Darwin, when members will be hear from the Right Reverend Dr Steven Pickard, Executive Director at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture.
Anthony (Tony) Williamson is a long-standing parishioner of St John’s, and wears the Lesotho Cross to services as a symbol of his connection to SSM. Here he speaks up about his view of SSM in the world.