... The Opening of the Law Year - Christ Church, 12th January 2015


On 12th January 2015 a special Divine Service was held to mark the opening of the Law Year 2015, in the presence of more than 70 members of the Judiciary and Legal Profession, local and State Members of Parliament, representatives of Geelong clergy, and parishioners from Christ Church.

Some pictures from this special celebraion, and audio clips from the service, can be found below.


You can listen to the service here -

BlueballThe National Anthem (0:59)

Blueball The Opening Hymn - he who would valiant be (2:08)

Blueball The First Reading - Isaiah 42:1-7 - read by the Honourable Justice Robert Osborn (Court of Appeal of the Supremem Court of Victoria) (1:30)

Blueball Psalm 24 - read by Rev Rosemary Maries and the congregation (1:26)

Blueball The Second Reading - Luke 4:15-22 - read by Fr Kevin Dillon, St Mary's Basilica (1:15)

Blueball Motet - Rejoice in the Lord alway - sung by the occasional choir (3:01)

Blueball Sermon - by Bishop Philip Huggins, Bishop of the North Western Region (14.20)

Blueball Hymn - Guide me, O thou Great Redeemer (2:43)

Blueball Prayers - led by Fr Russell Trickey, Bp Peter Danaher, Fr John Howells and Fr Barry Smith (2:43)

Blueball Final Hymn - Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken (2:50)

Blueball Organ Postlude - played by Organist Winton Barry (3:55)

(all recordings made live at Christ Church, so some congregational noise may be audible - the files are quite large and may take a few moments to load)




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