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Hundreds form a Human Prayer Chain against Café Plans for Villa Maria Chapel

December 7, AD 2017 0 Comments
Hundreds form a Human Prayer Chain against Café Plans for Villa Maria Chapel

By guest writer Catherine Toomey. Circa 200 people of all ages and races formed a human chain down the wall of Brisbane’s Villa Maria heritage property on Wednesday evening. “We are here to prayerfully rally against plans to put a café in one part of our Villa Maria chapel,” said event spokesperson, Peter Bond. In […]

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Community Rallies against Café Plans for Heritage Catholic Church

December 5, AD 2017 0 Comments
Community Rallies against Café Plans for Heritage Catholic Church

By guest writer Catherine Toomey. An organic uprising is occurring across Brisbane upon the discovery of otherwise clandestine plans to repurpose part of Brisbane’s heritage Villa Maria Chapel into a café. A prayer vigil has been organized for this Wednesday evening (6th December at 6:15pm) in protest and reparation outside the venue. Additionally, a handwritten […]

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Abortion…And The Pain in Our Society

January 12, AD 2014 15 Comments
Abortion…And The Pain in Our Society

Abortion is one of those topics that make people really, really uncomfortable.  Nothing destroys the conversation at a pleasant weekend barbeque more instantly than talk of the morality of abortion. A couple of incidences recently made me consider why it might be that the topic is so divisively painful and I thought they were worth […]

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Same-Sex Marriage…Ending Discrimination?

October 30, AD 2012 8 Comments
Same-Sex Marriage…Ending Discrimination?

It is amazing the way that the same-sex marriage debate has taken such a strangle hold on discussion and commentary in Western society. Who would have thought that in the space of just a few years popular opinion could swift to such a degree that to simply hold marriage as the union of a man […]

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