From The Bishop

Holy Week 2020 – Bible Readings and Devotions

Monday Read: Isaiah 42:1-9, John 12:1-11 Comment: The reading from Isaiah is one of the “servant songs” that prophetically foretell the work of the Messiah. He is one in whom the Lord delights, and his ultimate work is to bring justice to the world. John 12 reminds us of the cost of Jesus’ sacrifice, and…

Bishop Condie provides an update & invitation to the Prayer Meeting – 2 April 2020

On April 2, the Bishop of Tasmania provided an update and issued an invitation to join him for a state-wide Prayer Meeting on Sunday April 5. The Prayer Meeting will run from 3.30pm – 4:30pm. You can join using this link: https://zoom.us/j/941777599 Or Phone: 03 7018 2005 Webinar ID: 941 777 599

Prayer Meeting with Bishop Richard – 5 April 2020

From the comfort of your own home,  you are invited to join the Bishop of Tasmania, and hundreds of others across the Diocese, in prayer for our Nation and World during the Covid-19 pandemic. This prayer meeting will be hosted on Zoom from 3:30 to 4:30 pm on Sunday 5th April, AEST Please click this…

Let’s beat loneliness together

It is rather obvious to say that the unfolding COVID19 Pandemic is changing the shape of our daily lives; the way we live, and work, and the interactions we have with others. “Social distancing” is the new catch cry, and even though it is against all my instincts I am working hard at it. Last…

Bishop Condie provides a COVID19 update – 24 March 2020

The Bishop of Tasmania, The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, provides an update in regards to the Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic and how we can respond.

Pastoral Letter on COVID 19 – 17th March 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers, The Lord Jesus reigns! God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. (Psalm 46:1) He is our shelter and our fortress. (Psalm 91:1-2) These are realities that do not change in the midst of a changing and unstable world, even in the face of the global pandemic…

Bishop speaks about the Church’s response to the Coronavirus

The Bishop of Tasmania, The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, shares how the Anglican Church in Tasmania is responding to the Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.

A Message from The Bishop of Tasmania – Anglican Church will cease gathering during COVID 19 pandemic

The Anglican Church has decided that in response to the COVID19 pandemic we are going to institute social distancing by limiting all of our gatherings to fewer than 10 people. From now on, we will not meet for public worship or in other large gatherings, until further notice. In the next few days links will…

A Day for Lament and Celebration

I grew up knowing the names of Cook, Philip, Marsden, Bligh and Macquarie, but was not so familiar with the names of Bennelong, Barangaroo, Truganini or Wooreddy. Such was the Australian history curriculum in the 60’s and 70’s. To my shame it is only in my adult years that I have come to appreciate the…