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 […]

Four Rivers Summer Edition December 2019

The Clergy and people fromacross the Diocese mettogether in Synod on Friday18th and Saturday 19thOctober. Synod began with aEucharist in the Cathedralwith Bishop Donald presidingand assisted by DeaconsBrendan Webster (Griffith)and Jeni Bedding(Narrandera). Rural Deans At that celebration the newly appointed Rural Deans wereCommissioned.The Rev’d Paul Kumasaka—Anderson Deanery;The Rev’d Helen Ferguson—Halse Deanery;The Ven Robert Done—Murray Deanery.The […]

Four Rivers Summer Edition 2018

RIDLEY COLLEGE IN GRIFFITH Photo L-R: The Reverend Neale Sommersby, Mr Graham Stanton, The Reverend Jocelyn Heazlewood,The Reverend Jeni Bedding, The Reverend Mary-Ann Crisp and The Very Reverend Robert Harris. A Reflection from The Reverend Jeni Bedding, HonDeacon Parish of Narrandera, student Ridley College.Ridley in Context is a group of like minded RiverinaDiocese Lay and […]

Four Rivers Winter Edition 2018

Diocese Farewells Bishop Rob and Janine Gillion On Saturday the 21st of July atSt Albans Cathedral Griffith athanksgiving service was held tofarewell Bishop Rob and JanineGillion. Parishioners, friends andClergy came from far and wide tosay goodbye. Neville Bamblett of BidgeeBoxing Narrandera gave theWelcome to Country.The Most Reverend GlennDavies, the Metropolitan of NewSouth Wales, gave a […]

Four Rivers Autumn Edition 2018

Bishop Rob Gillion announces his decision to retirev I have decided to retire as Bishop of Riverina when my present visa expires on 3rd August 2018. I have reached the retirement age set in most other dioceses so I believe that the time is right for me to retire. Serving as your bishop has been […]

Water the critical issue for Riverina communities

The Anglican Bishop of Riverina, Bishop Donald Kirk says water is the critical issue for communities in the Riverina. Speaking at the recent opening of the 63rd Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Riverina in Griffith, Bishop Donald said providing safe and sustainable water supplies for everyone ‘is a human and spiritual imperative’. ‘Spiritually speaking, […]