'And there was light'

'And there was light'

Thursday 26 March 2015
THE story of the Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California, begins with a devastating earthquake on 17 October 1989 that rendered the St Frances de Sales Cathedral unusable. For nearly 20 years, the Diocese of Oakland was without a cathedral.

St Patrick in the Cathedral

Thursday 19 March 2015
ST PATRICK'S Cathedral was built largely from the generosity of the Irish immigrants to Victoria between 1801 and 1900, and they brought with them a particular spirituality and a love for St Patrick, which is evident in the imagery within the Cathedral.

The spire on the hill: St Ignatius', Richmond

Friday 13 March 2015
AT 12PM each day, when the Angelus rings out from the high bell tower of St Ignatius’ church in Richmond, the surrounding houses and streets on the steep slopes of Richmond Hill seem transformed in spirit into a Medieval European town, perhaps in France, clustering in the shadow of its cathedral.

Time out with Leopoldine Mimovich

Thursday 12 March 2015
ONE of Australia's first sculptors, Leopoldine Mimovich, who received the 1985 Order of Australia for services to sculpture, talks about life as a Catholic artist in Melbourne.