October 19, 2017

Author Archive | Victoria Standish

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Dreams, conversation, driving all inspire ACU winning poet

“The mysteries of ‘inspiration’ are as close as many poets get to religion these days.” So says Australian poet Geoff Page, winner of the $10,000 first prize in the ACU Poetry Competition. When Page’s poem, Charles S. Ryan to Alice E. Sumner, was shortlisted for the prize along with 32 others, he was pleased to […]

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Gathering demonstrates religion is an even bigger force for peace

A high-energy gathering of more than 200 young people took place in Strathfield recently at the annual Youth PoWR (Parliament of the World’s Religions). Youth PoWR is a multi-faith initiative of the Columban Mission Institute’s Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations. It aims to bring together youth from diverse religions and ethnic backgrounds, including from Aboriginal, Buddhist, […]