Spirituality

We recognise and understand the importance of spiritual health and wellbeing in academic life. Our pastoral and religious support is open to all students, staff, and visitors of any faith or none.

Our spiritual support team is made up of a diverse range of people and groups from different faiths who offer their time as chaplains and guides. Your privacy and confidentiality will always be respected.

Support we offer

We offer spiritual and pastoral care in the following ways.

  • meditative spaces, such as prayer rooms
  • University-appointed Visiting Spiritual Advisers who provide one-on-one support
  • group activities
  • opportunities to worship with others

Religious support by location

  • Albury-Wodonga

    Spiritual Adviser (Chaplain)

    Brother Denis Devcich, Volunteer Chaplain

    Please call and leave a message to arrange an appointment

  • Bathurst

    Bathurst Christian Students

    • Andrew Sennett
    • Staffworker, Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (AFES)
    • Ph: 0425255739
    • asennett@csu.edu.au
    • Hours: Monday to Friday 9-5
  • Orange

    Orange Christian Students

    • Greg Blanch, Chaplain and Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students Staffworker
    • Ph: 0409 770 252
    • Email: greg@oechurch.org.au
    • Mark Woodhouse, Working for the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (AFES), in conjunction with Christian Fellowship
    • Ph: 0448 156 491
    • Email: mawoodhouse@csu.edu.au
    • Office hours: 9am-5pm, Sunday-Friday
  • Port Macquarie

    Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students

    Stephen Watt

    • Ph: 0423 505730
    • Email: swatt@csu.edu.au
    • Office hours 9-5pm Monday to Friday
    • Steve works in partnership with Port Mac Christian Students, the cross campus Christian club, which hold a variety of students events throughout semester, on and off campus.
    • For details, links to social media, or to contact the student leaders visit www.portmacchristianstudents.xyz

    Muslim Chaplain

    Visiting Spiritual Advisor/ Club - Christian Student Uniting Port Macquarie

    • Rev. Tau’alofa Anga’aelangi - Uniting Church in Australia Tertiary Chaplain
    • Ph: 0401481773
    • Email: tangaaelangi@csu.edu.au
    • Chaplains lead a morning prayer at the new Multifaith Room *1180 Building 802 every Monday, 11am -11.30am.
    • Scheduled every week during the Semester. Holy communion is served on the first Monday of every month.
  • Wagga Wagga

    Buddhist

    Peir Woon

    Catholic Church

    Fr Connell Perry 

    • Ph: 0437972481
    • Email: connellfrancisperry@gmail.com
    • Office Hours: 9am-12pm Tuesday and Thursday 5pm-9pm at St Francis College Chaplain’s Office or at other times by appointment.

    Muslim Chaplain

    Associate Professor Salih Yucel

  • Canberra

    St Mark’s Chapel

    St Mark's National Theological Centre

    15 Blackall Street, BARTON ACT 2600

    This chapel is available for prayer and reflection whenever St Mark's is open. St Mark's National Theological Centre is a partner of our School of Theology. Check St Mark's website for the latest update on Chapel times.

    • Tuesdays to Thursdays during
    • 10:30am during semester
    • Every day during intensives

    St Mark’s Outdoor Chapel

    St Mark's National Theological Centre

    15 Blackall Street, BARTON ACT 2600

    Situated behind the Garrett Building at St Mark’s National Theological Centre, this quiet and rustic outdoor chapel is accessible to members of the public.

    Labyrinth and Bible Garden

    Towards Lake Burley riffen in the grounds of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture

    15 Blackall Street, BARTON ACT 2600

    • The Bible Garden features botany that is described in the Bible. Established in 2008, the shape of the garden resembles the Menorah, represent the burning bush where Moses saw the Angel who told him to lead the Israelites to the land of milk and honey.
    • The Garden is open every day and is accessible to members of the public.

    The Prayer Room

    Australian Centre for Christianity & Culture

    15 Blackall Street, BARTON ACT 2600

    • The Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture is an ecumenical body that hosts forums and public conversations on matters of national importance for civil society, institutional life, interfaith dialogue, public theology, and ethics. It is a partnership between the University and the Anglican Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn.
    • Holy Communion: Every Tuesday from 8:00am to 8:30am

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