All May, None Must, Some Should

FRIDAY 9 MARCH 2018 | 2.00-4.30PM
Trinity College, Old Warden’s Lodge, 100 Royal Parade, Parkville
$30 | $20 concession | Book online: trybooking.com/340632

This seminar is prompted by the recent consideration by the Royal Commission of the nature and purpose of confession, and the role and responsibilities of the confessor, as well as the canon of General Synod (adopted by Melbourne Synod) permitting clergy to report cases of child abuse revealed during The Rite of Reconciliation. Now a most neglected sacrament, it is timely to recover an informed understanding and a renewed practice of this valuable treasure.

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The Right Revd Lindsay Urwin, OGS
is the Vicar of Christ Church Brunswick. Bishop Lindsay has considerable experience as a confessor and spiritual director. He regards this means of reconciliation as central to the Church’s ministry of healing and renewal.

The Revd Canon Dr Colleen O’Reilly
is the Vicar of St George’s Church Malvern. She is a member of General Synod and was on its Standing Committee during the debates arising from the Royal Commission.

For more information email theologyevents@trinity.edu.au
or call 03 9348 7127.


Image: ‘S HERTOGENBOSCH THE NETHERLANDS – JULY 23 2011: Stained Glass Window depicting the Sacrament of Confession or Penance with Pepin of Herstal confessing his sins to Saint Wiro in Den Bosch Cathedral North Brabant.

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