Thursday, 11 May 2006

Fire destroys famous church, The Australian, 11 May, 2006.

Fire destroys famous church: [1 All-round Country Edition]

Stapleton, JohnThe Australian; Canberra, A.C.T. [Canberra, A.C.T] 11 May 2006: 9.
The 149-year-old Anglican church In Sydney's Broadway was a haven for foreign students attending nearby Sydney university, and yesterday messages of sympathy poured in to the church from around the world.
It was where former alcoholic Arthur Stace found God. Stace became famous for writing the word "Eternity" on Sydney's pavements, done in copperplate handwriting with chalk, more than half a million times over 40 years.
Parishioner Rowena Whittle said the church had meant a huge amount in the life of Sydney. "It's always been a very vibrant and strong church," Ms Whittle said.

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