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Articles by: Alice Priest

An evocative recalling of Gurrumul’s voice, image and name

Alice Priest reviews the much-anticipated film GURRUMUL, which will be released in Australian cinemas from...

Posted on: April 18, 2018

A plebiscite of one’s own

The question of marriage and its meaning is presently astir in the public domain, writes...

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Roadside reflections

The roadside is an interesting place, writes Alice Priest. It’s an in-between place, a liminal...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

The Synod and Alice’s New Adventures in Wonderland

The Synod and Alice’s New Adventures in Wonderland

The story which follows was inspired by a strange meeting of the absurdist wisdom of...

Posted on: October 20, 2015

For whom the Angelus bell tolls

Before we begin the ringing of new bells for prayer, we must listen to hear...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

The school chaplaincy debate, Benedict and me

The school chaplaincy debate, Benedict and me

St Benedict affirms for me the great value of one who humbly strives to live...

Posted on: July 15, 2014

It’s like Church-sans-frontier

It’s like Church-sans-frontier

Volunteering quietly opens the door to another house, both in my neighbourhood and in my...

Posted on: September 17, 2013

Lent: Why I won’t be giving up this year

Lent: Why I won’t be giving up this year

Resilience is needed to enter into Lent, to dive in deeper than the immediate, chocolatey...

Posted on: February 19, 2013

A letter to mother Church from a Gen X-er

A letter to mother Church from a Gen X-er

Sydney-based religious educator Alice Priest writes a letter to her Church to coincide with the...

Posted on: June 19, 2012