Read about an extraordinary family, the Traills of Black Rock, who had close connections with the Community. Also, notes from the recent Oblates’ and Associates’ meetings, together with dates for your 2019 diary.
Read the extraordinary story of Kezha Angami, from the Eastern Theological College, Jorhat, in India, presently staying at the Lodge with his young family. Also, summaries of the annual retreats of the Oblates and the Associates.
The theme we consider is 'reaching out', how the Sisters are presently reaching out to refugees to help them to buy a home and an update on the fruits of their labours in PNG, from Oblate Philippa Weatherill.
We explore the idea of CHANGE, a pertinent thought as the Sisters move into their new convent and make available Community House and buildings as the new CHN Spirituality Centre. Also, featuring the stories behind the unique Creation tapestry and the cherished Calvary Garden Crucifix.
And there's a supplement too - a History of CHN, since 1888, incorporating the Mission to the Streets and Lanes.
And there's a Supplement too. CHN's history, looking back since its beginnings in 1888, up to the present day. Incorporating some interesting historical photographs.
Our theme this season is 'living in the Spirit'. We also look back on the big events at CHN over the past year and forward to 2018. Includes a feature on the new Esther House convent and an invite to our Open Day in February.
Consider prayer - why do we pray and how, seeing ways in which this precious gift can change us and bring us closer to God. We also remember Holy Name Day and welcome the Profession of Sister Gloria who was our latest novice.
Look at discernment, from different points of view, and also consider what lies ahead for the Community, following the Moving Forward Together meeting.
Explore the role of the retreat in today’s church and find out about ACARLA, the Advisory Council for Anglican Religious Life in Australia.
Meet some of the people in the Community of the Holy Name and look at what the future may hold for the religious life.
Special feature on Papua New Guinea and our links with the Community of the Visitation.
Special feature on Christianity in Japan and our relationship with the Community of Nazareth in Tokyo.