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i am david john battrick bsg, a gregorian friar in province II of the brotherhood of saint gregory, a vowed christian community in the anglican communion, and a priest in the anglican church of australia.  i am the parish priest of the east maitland based at saint peter’s church, a beautiful heritage-listed building in the anglican diocese of newcastle, and a canon of christ church cathedral in the city of newcastle.  i live on the edge of the hunter valley with my wife luisa and our four sons.

i use this space to make available some of my sermons and reflections.  my twitter feed and facebook page will keep you in touch with what i am up to and what i am thinking about.