Lady Day was hosted by Mothers’ Union on Monday April 4 at Christ Church Cathedral.
Special guest speaker Dr Paul Craven, CEO John Hunter Children’s Hospital, spoke about the work that he and his team do in Vietnam.
MU presented Dr Paul with a cheque for $5,000 for the NICU in Newcastle and a cheque for $2,000 for the work in Vietnam.
The name of the volunteer group that he works with is Australian/Vietnam Volunteers Resource Group.
This was followed by a Eucharist on the Feast of the Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary ‘Lady Day’. Bishop Greg Thompson presided and Rev’d Roger Zohrab, chaplain at John Hunter Hospital, preached at the Eucharist.