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Living stones: Designing the churches of tomorrow

Thursday 31 January 2019

Toby Ward   Every church is different. Each space holds a unique reverence and an inimitable history. From the world’s oldest places of worship to its newest, God exists in all. To further understand the fabric of the buildings designed for Catholic worship, the National Liturgical Architecture and Art Board and ACU will welcome architects, historians, parishioners, liturgists, designers and theology students to a symposium at ACU St Patrick’s Campus in February to learn more about the walls that hear our prayers and the journey our churches have taken to become...

Prayer has the power to change lives, hearts, pope says

Thursday 10 January 2019

Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service

God is a father who never ignores his children when they call to him in times of suffering, loneliness and despair, Pope Francis said.

Although at times it seems that ‘so many of our prayers seem to have no result,’ Christians are called by Christ to ‘insist and not give up,’ the pope said 9 January during his weekly general audience.
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