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Special Services, Festivals and Feast Days

Transfiguration — Sunday 6 August, 2017
The Tranfiguration of the Lord will be celebrated with a Procession at the 11.00 am High Mass. This is also the Feast of the Dedication of the church, and that occasion will be marked by a special collect at all services.

Assumption — Tuesday 15 August, 2017
The Assumption of the BVM will be celebrated with High Mass and Procession at 6.15 pm. This service will be followed by a catered meal in the hall. Please book for the meal for catering purposes.


Notes for your diary

Pilgrim Course

From Sunday 2 July at 2 pm, the Pilgrim Course will be starting up again at the vicarage. It is a study group designed for those who are new to Christianity, any adults seeking to be baptized or confirmed, or those who just want to deepen or refresh their faith. If you would like to join the group, or just find out more about it, please talk to Fr Hugh after Mass, or contact him on 0488 960 022 or vicar@stpeters.org.au.

Mystics Group

Fr Hugh welcomes parishioners and friends of St Peter's to an informal study group at the vicarage, on Wednesdays between 2.30 and 3.30 pm.
If you would like to join the group, contact the Parish Office on 9622 2391.

ISS Seminars

Saturday 26 August, 2017 — The Pilgrimage of a Hermit

This seminar has been cancelled because Rev'd Carlie is not well.

The Rev'd Carlie Hanna has experience of the life of a Hermit. She embarked on her pilgrimage as a hermit living in Geelong in early 2016. On this Saturday morning she will share something of the special nature of this calling as she has begun to experience it. From 10.30 am to 12.30 pm in the parish hall.

This will be a morning shared with the Anglican Benedictine Oblates of St Mark's Abbey, Camperdown.

See the
ISS page for further details.

Thursday 28 September, 2017 — The Impact of the Reformation on British Art

Most of the public art in Britain before the Reformation was in churches, cathedrals, and monastic foundations. Henry VIII's decision to dissolve the monasteries removed a great many of these treasures. Many fell into private hands or were hidden. Some are being rediscovered. But the iconoclastic tendencies which emerged enabled significant numbers of people to attack and destroy works of art in the various phases of the English Reformation, running from the 1540s to the 1650s. With religious imagery (and Greco-Roman mythology) outlawed, English artists focussed on portraiture to survive, and eventually still life and landscape emerged as acceptable genres. Not until the nineteenth century did religious imagery return.

Bishop Ian George, former Archbishop of Adelaide, and Archdeacon Craig D'Alton, vicar of St Mary's North Melbourne, will discuss the issues involved with this theme at 7.30 pm on September 28th.

See the ISS page for further details.


Click here for further details about the ISS.



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