Message from the chaplain - 2 November 2018

November 05, 2018 | Chaplain's message
In the Anglican Church, Thursday 1 November marks All Souls’ Day, while Friday 2 November is the feast of All Saints. The word…

Message from the chaplain - 18 October 2018

October 22, 2018 | Chaplain's message
On 18 October, the Church celebrates the feast day of St Luke the physician, to whom authorship of Luke’s Gospel is attributed. “The…

Message from the chaplain - 5 October 2018

October 05, 2018 | Chaplain's message
Wednesday 3 October marked the feast day of St Francis of Assisi. Francis lived in the 13th century CE, and was born into a family with much…
St Mary's School

Message from the chaplain - 21 September 2018

September 21, 2018 | Chaplain's message
And as he sat at dinner in the house, many tax collectors and sinners came and were sitting with him and his disciples. 11 When the Pharisees…

Message from the chaplain - 3 August 2018

August 03, 2018 | Chaplain's message
From 22 to 27 July, I was privileged to attend the annual National Independent Schools Chaplains’ Conference (NISCC), hosted by the…

Message from the chaplain - 20 July 2018

July 20, 2018 | Chaplain's message
From 2 to 11 July, I had the privilege of going on a pilgrimage to Egypt and Israel, led by Bishop Steve Moreo. To flee King Herod, the Holy…

Message from the chaplain - 6 July 2018

July 06, 2018 | Chaplain's message
We are blessed to have a chapel at St Mary’s, placed physically at the heart of the school. Girls and staff are encouraged to view the…

Message from the chaplain - 15 June 2018

June 18, 2018 | Chaplain's message
13 “You are the salt of the Earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything,…

Message from the chaplain - 1 June 2018

June 01, 2018 | Chaplain's message
Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy. For six days you shall labour and do all your work. But the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord…

Message from the chaplain - 18 May 2018

May 23, 2018 | Chaplain's message
This coming Sunday, the church celebrates Pentecost, the occasion 50 days after Easter when Christ’s disciples received the gift of the…

Message from the chaplain - 11 April 2018

April 13, 2018 | Chaplain's message
This term draws to a close as we continue through the Easter season, a period of 50 days, between Easter Sunday and Pentecost. Let us bring…

Message from the chaplain - 29 March 2018

April 03, 2018 | Chaplain's message
Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter Sunday, begins with Christ’s entering Jerusalem on Palm Sunday (25 March this year). The crowds…
St Mary's School

Message from the chaplain - 16 March 2018

March 16, 2018 | Chaplain's message
Immediately after Christ had been arrested, Peter was asked three times if he were one of Christ’s disciples: three times, out of intense…
St Mary's School

Message from the chaplain - 1 March 2018

March 01, 2018 | Chaplain's message
34 [Jesus] called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up…