Deacon Ordination

Deacon Ordination

2024 Ordinands

Ordination Retreat, Rehearsal & Service

Ordination Retreat

Collaroy Centre, 22 Homestead Avenue Collaroy

9am Wednesday, 14 February to 2pm Thursday, 15 February 2024

Single bed accommodation, please supply your own linen.

Each guest requiring a special diet is to email and inform Chris of the details. 

Ordination Rehearsal

2pm to 4pm on Thursday, 15 February 2024 @ St Andrew’s Cathedral.

Saturday, 17 February 2024
10am to 11:30am St Andrew’s Cathedral Sydney

Each ordinand is to wear white surplice, an academic hood, preaching scarf and in the case of men, clerical shirt and clerical collar and for women, either clerical shirt and clerical collar or a dress/blouse that has a normal collar. For those who don’t own an academic hood or who can’t acquire one by another means, contact Christine Pollett ( as soon as possible (include the type of hood you need). Chris will send a reply email that includes an invoice for a small hiring fee of $20, to be paid before ordination. The hired hoods will be delivered to the Cathedral on the day of ordination.

Cathedral doors open at 9am.  The service commences at 10am and will finish by 11:30am.  

We recommend people travel into the city by public transport as there is no parking available at the Cathedral. Wilson Parking offer parking and can be located in Kent Street, visit their website for details:—Town-Hall-Car-Park_464-Kent-Street-Sydney