Four Rivers Winter Edition 2021

Synod begins a new Term From lunchtime on Thursday 17th to lunchtime Friday 18th June Synod met in the Hall at St Alban’s Cathedral Griffith. This was the First Session of the SixtyFourth Synod of the Diocese of Riverina. As such the newly elected Synod Representatives of each Parish in the Diocese met for the […]

Four Rivers Summer Edition 2021

Ordination as Priest Nearly a year after their Ordination as Deacons, and with all the experience that year has brought, Frederik and Gemma were Ordained as Priests by the Bishop on the Feast of St Clement of Rome, 23rd November 2021. These two newly Ordained priests will continue to minister in the Cathedral Parish of […]

Four Rivers Easter Edition 2021

A river flowed out of Eden to water the garden and there it divided and became four rivers. [Genesis 2.10] New Dean Installed New Dean hopes to bring Cathedral closer to life of the Griffith community. The Very Reverend Canon Thomas Leslie was installed as the fifth Dean of St Alban’s Cathedral in Griffith on […]

Four Rivers Advent Christmas Edition 2020

New Deacons Ordained The Rev’ds Frederik & Gemma Le Mesurier after their Ordination with Dean Anne Wentzel, Bishop Donald Kirk and some of the Clergy present. The Rev’d Canon Wayne Sheean who preached the Sermon is on the left. Thursday 3 December was the Feast Day of St Francis Xavier who was a missionary to […]

Four Rivers Winter Edition July 2020

Farewell St Paul’s Church Hay When the Diocese of Riverina was first established there were two towns of significance in the Diocese— Deniliquin and Hay—and the first Bishop, Sydney Linton, decided to settle in Hay. The story of this and his establishment of the Diocese are well recorded in the book “In a Strange Land” […]

Four Rivers Autumn Edition March 2020

Installation of Cathedral Canons The six new Cathedral Canons who were elected at the Diocesan Synod in October were installed at a special Eucharist during the Diocesan Clergy Conference on 20th February. The October Synod passed a new Cathedral Ordinance to reestablish the Cathedral Chapter to create better links between St Alban’s Cathedral (mother Church […]

Four Rivers Spring Edition September 2019

In the face of ongoing drought – prayer! As the drought continues to ravage regional and farming communities throughout New South Wales with some towns predicted to run out of water as early as November, the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies has encouraged Anglicans to pray the following prayer: Our heavenly Father, we […]