The Rev’d Dr Daniel Dries is the eleventh Rector of Christ Church St Laurence. He was ordained in the Diocese of Newcastle (NSW) and has served in a number of parishes in that Diocese, including Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle. Fr Daniel was inducted as Rector of CCSL on the 21st of January, 2013. Prior to his ordination, Fr Daniel pursued a career as a professional musician and teacher. Fr Daniel is married to Peta, also a professional musician; they have two daughters, Charlotte and Emily. Fr Daniel greatly enjoys the beauty of the liturgy and music at Christ Church St Laurence, as well as the colour and diversity of its growing parish.