Vigil Liturgy Australia Day 2019

A vigil Liturgy of the word took place on the evening of Australia Day after the Blairs had returned from the Celebrations at the beach. During the evening we celebrated Br. Andrew's birthday, celebrated the Lord Jesus in Prayer and praise. Finally two members of the Community co-signed documents indicating the Community's accepting the invitation [...]

Month of the Holy Name-The Feast of  Holy Name of Jesus

The Feast of  Holy Name of Jesus In the Latin Church it is an optional memorial IHS monogram, with kneeling angels, atop the main altar, Church of the Gesù, Rome. I had asked the web my usual questions about which saint is relevant for this day and learned that apart from today's celebrations of St. [...]

Maroubra Well of the Lady Jacoba

The Hermitage of St Jacoba We took these Photos last Saturday Evening during the Liturgy for the Blessing of a Well, a concept of Celtic Christianity in that water is considered a Gateway to the Afterlife. Br. Andrew had decided to name the Well after the Lady Jocoba because she was a gender bender in [...]

Conversion of Saint Paul 25 Jan.28 Jan 2018

Old Calendar: Conversion of St. Paul St. Paul, named Saul at his circumcision, a Jew of the tribe of Benjamin, was born at Tarsus, the capitol of Cilicia. He was a Roman citizen. He was brought up as a strict Jew, and later became a violent persecutor of the Christians. While on his way to [...]

Who were they? 26 November 2017

They’re the three men in glittering velvet robes and fake beards in the living nativity at church. Sometimes they tow a live camel. Bearing gifts, they traversed afar, following yonder star through the back of the sanctuary in the grand crescendo of our beloved annual Christmas pageant. I’m speaking, of course, of the Magi. Or [...]

Why be well? 9 November 2017

Do You Want to Be Well? Posted on November 6, 2017 by paulfg Rate This “Do You Want to Be Well?” CCOHSYDNEY “It is interesting that our Lord asked the man if he wanted to be well. Wouldn’t it seem obvious that he wanted healing since he had been hurting for decades? Why else would he have been there?” The [...]

AUSTRALIAN MARRIAGE LAW POSTAL SURVEY 30 August 2017-Posted 13 September 2017

Better late than never. Source: Community of Christ Our Hope Published by Gregory Horn · 27 August at 17:25 · The Community of Christ Our Hope Sydney does not have a formal policy on the AUSTRALIAN MARRIAGE LAW POSTAL SURVEY but notes the well-formed position of St Peter's Eastern Hill (Melbourne). St Peter's is a place of soul-stirring liturgy, [...]

AUSTRALIAN MARRIAGE LAW POSTAL SURVEY 30 August 2017

Community of Christ Our Hope Published by Gregory Horn · 27 August at 17:25 · The Community of Christ Our Hope Sydney does not have a formal policy on the AUSTRALIAN MARRIAGE LAW POSTAL SURVEY but notes the well-formed position of St Peter's Eastern Hill (Melbourne). We congratulate the Parish Council on their wisdom and publish the extract below [...]

St. Nissen, Abbot of Montgarth, County Wexford-26 July 2017

Feast 25 July no memorial for 26 July 2017 St. Nissen, Abbot of Montgarth, County Wexford, Ordained by Saint Patrick 5th century. An Irishman, he was converted by St. Patrick and later became abbot of Mountgarret monastery in Wexford. Troparion of St Nessan Tone 2 O thou who didst converse with St Patrick/ and follow [...]