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Special Services, Festivals and Feast Days

All Saints' Day — Wednesday 1 November, 2017
All Saints' Day will be celebrated at a 6.15 pm High Mass with Procession. Mass will be followed by a light meal.

All Souls' Day — Thursday 2 November, 2017
All Souls's Day will be observed with a High Mass of Requiem at 6.15 pm, at which the recently departed will be remembered.

Christ the King — Sunday 26 November, 2017
The Feast of Christ the King marks the end of the Church's liturgical year. Mass will be said at 8.00 am and there will be a combined Parish High Mass at 10.00 am, followed by a light lunch and the Annual Meeting of the parish. Evensong and Benediction will be a 6.00 pm.

Notes for your diary

An EFM Taster, "And God Spoke: the Authority of the Bible for the Church Today" — Tuesdays 10th, 17th, and 24th October, 6 pm.
Fr Greg Davies, National Director of Education for Ministry (EFM), and priest assisting at St Peter's, will give this introductory series of talks for those interested in further exposure to EFM courses.

Forgiveness and Kindness workshops — Sundays 22nd and 29th October, 1 pm.
Led by the Rev'd Canon Professor Dorothy Less, Dean of Trinity College Theological School; The Rev'd Glenn Loughrey, Aboriginal priest and artist; Shris Mackey, Psychologist; and John Hendry, former Director of Student Welfare at Geelong Grammer, will lead workshops on this relevant topic.

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

Thursday 19 October, 2017 — Russian Orthodox Theology, Liturgy & Ecumenism

The Rev'd Lawrence Cross lectures in Orthodox theology. He was instrumental in arranging for a visit of the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, to Australia some years ago and the two share their interest in Orthodox theology. Fr Lawrence is the author of In the House of the Spirit and God's Holy Fire. Both are published in Australia by Freedom Press.

This seminar will be held in St Peter's hall from 7.30 to 9.30 pm on Thursday 19th October.

See the
ISS page for further details.

Saturday 11 November, 2017 — A Topical Discussion with Ben Myers

Dr Ben Myers has given seminars to the ISS in 2014 and 2016. He is always an interesting and engaging speaker. The topic for his presentation this year will be announced closer to the date.

Ben is a lecturer in Systematic Theology at Charles Sturt University's School of Theology in Sydney. He is author of the widely acclaimed book on the theology of Rowan Williams, Christ the Stranger.

See the ISS page for further details.

Click here for further details about the ISS.

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