Roman Catholic

Where Ancient Melodies and Hillsong Meet: Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Mass, Harris Park

How beautiful is this moment

Read Stephen Burns’ report of the extraordinary Maronite Mass at Our Lady of Lebanon, Harris Park, NSW, in which ancient Syriac melodies and Hillsong tunes are sung side by side at the mass…

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The Old West in a New Building?

St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral is a breathtaking space, among the very best of new church architecture anywhere in the world. A recent Exploring Liturgy post featured some photographs of its interior, and this one includes a few more pictures, taken on my visit to the cathedral on December 8, 2018.

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Parramatta Cathedral / Space for the Twenty-first Century

Parramatta’s stunning Roman Catholic cathedral, St. Patrick’s. Gerald Moore and I write about it in the Festschrift for Richard Giles, The Art of Tentmaking.

Spaces for the Twenty-first Century, by Gerald Moore and Stephen Burns.

Images below from the Cathedral website.

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