Posted on Tuesday 2 February 2016
An inter-church service to mark the commencement of the 2016 law year will take place in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, on Wednesday 3 February at 9.30am.
This annual service is an opportunity to pray for guidance for those seeking or dispensing justice during the coming year. It is held in a different Christian church in Western Sydney each year and this year will be in St Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral.
Invited participants include magistrates, judges and members of the legal fraternity, Members of Parliament and other civic leaders, members of the NSW Police Force, representatives and members of local Christian churches in the Parramatta region.
The address will be given by Rev Fr Paul Roberts, Director of the Institute for Mission, Catholic Diocese of Parramatta.
Other participants include:
Rev Neil Atwood, representing Rt Rev Ivan Lee, Bishop of Western Region, Anglican Diocese of Sydney;
Rev Keith Hamilton, Senior Minister, Uniting Church in Australia, and Group CEO, Parramatta Mission;
Most Rev Kevin Manning, Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta;
Very Rev Robert Bossini, Dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Catholic Diocese of Parramatta; and
Very Rev Peter Blayney, Judicial Vicar, Catholic Diocese of Parramatta.
Download the order of service booklet.
Visit St Patrick’s Cathedral’s website.