St Paul's: When Coburg was Pentridge

Tuesday 21 January 2020

Christopher Akehurst
St Paul’s, Coburg is a brick church, mainly Gothic Revival in style, cruciform plan with transepts. It has a tower that is large enough to make an architectural point and give the church a distinctive profile. It stands on a prominent site in Sydney Road just across Pentridge Boulevard from the former prison. 

Prayer and conversion

Tuesday 21 January 2020

Rev Laurence Freeman OSB

Conversion is at the heart of all authentic religious experience. Inauthentic religious experience denotes a use of religion—scripture, ritual, belief or collective identity—that effectively blocks the transformation process that is initiated when consciousness opens to God as source and ground of being.