L ucy is an experienced CEO with over 25 years experience in the community sector, in Australia and overseas. She is also an Anglican priest, ordained in 2014. She completed her first two degrees from Manchester University and was awarded her research doctorate from Curtin University, Perth, WA in 2007.

Most recently, Lucy has been CEO at Baptistcare Inc., for nearly 8 years. A large, faith based NGO, employing approximately 1700 people with a turnover in excess of $121m. She has during this time, chaired the national peak body, Baptist Care Australia, with members around the country, lobbying and advocating on issues of social justice.

May 19, 2019

God in the ‘In-Between’ Times

The readings today in John’s Gospel and Revelation offer us a moment to reflect on what I would like to call, the ‘in-between’ times.  Here we find ourselves sitting alongside […]
April 28, 2019

Forgiveness, Resurrection and Peace

Fear and closed doors are no barrier to the resurrected Jesus. Like many of you I have watched on television and read the reports of the dreadful slaughter and murder […]
April 21, 2019

God calls you by name!

A couple of years ago, I was running a course in Rome out of the Anglican Centre for women leading in the Anglican church. Women from around the world were […]
March 30, 2019

Temptation and Hope

I want you to cast your minds back to the story of Jesus being tempted in the wilderness. Luke writes about it in Ch. 4 and says after Jesus was […]
February 10, 2019

Onwards!

Our gathering today in this Ultreya celebration for the Diocese’s Cursillo, reflects the gathering of the apostles returning from their travels, who were telling Jesus about all that had happened […]
January 21, 2019

Water into Wine

Those days which John’s Gospel is describing in John 2:1-11, in which Jesus was living and emerging as a preacher, healer and teacher in his local community and the surrounding […]

Lucy’s bio


R everend Dr Lucy Morris has an impressive portfolio. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Theology, a Master of Philosophy, and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Leadership, Spirituality, Ethics and Values in Non-Government Organisations) under her belt and she was previously a journalist, Public Relations professional and manager of a drugs and alcohol service in the National Health Service in the United Kingdom. In Australia, she moved into the not-for-profit, community benefit sector – working with Anglicare, Mercycare, Community Vision and Baptistcare.

She wears many hats. Other than being CEO, she is also a wife to David, mother of two grown sons, an ordained priest in the Anglican Church, and adjunct professor at Notre Dame University in Fremantle.