20 episodes

Welcome to Melbourne, Australia, where three Catholics, Lindsay, Gerry, and Caroline, discuss Catholic news, faith, science, music, apps and more from an Australian perspective.

Catholics of Oz SQPN

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Welcome to Melbourne, Australia, where three Catholics, Lindsay, Gerry, and Caroline, discuss Catholic news, faith, science, music, apps and more from an Australian perspective.

    Open Hearts Despite Closed Doors

    Open Hearts Despite Closed Doors

    COZ033: In this episode, Lindsay and Lino discuss the Melbourne’s archbishop’s flattering media profile; the soft opening of Australian parishes; the first crewed flight to the ISS from the US in 11 years; and reviews of “The Last Dance,” “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian,” and Amazon’s “Upload”.

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    * ‘I’m not a used car salesman’: Can the archbishop chart a new course?

    * Catholics bishops of Victoria and Covid-19 restrictions easing

    * Bishops to entrust Australia to Mary Help of Christians – ACBC Media Blog

    * Australian Catholic Bishops word of encouragement

    * NASA manned missions to the ISS

    * SpaceX’s ISS docking simulator





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    • 1 hr 15 min
    State of the Network

    State of the Network

    COZ032: Our panel of Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino are joined by StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli to discuss the network’s shows and what’s coming up, plus how SQPN’s patrons make it all possible. Plus a discussion of how the Church needs to plan for the recovery and a new game called Pope Simulator

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    * The Church Needs to Plan for the Recovery – Bettnet.com

    * Ever dreamed of being pope? Now you (virtually) can, in exciting video game | ROME REPORTS

    * COVID-19 & Sacraments — The Thomistic Institute

    * What to expect when public Mass resumes – Denver Catholic





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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Easter Roundup

    Easter Roundup

    COZ031: Like everyone else, Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino watched Easter from home, including the first ever televised Easter Mass on a commercial station in Sydney. Plus their reactions to the “Chosen” TV series everyone’s talking about and how turning COVID-19 into music helps find a vaccine.

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    * Homily of Archbishop Anthony Fisher on Easter Morning

    * One million-plus watch Cathedral Easter liturgies | The Catholic Weekly

    * Hundreds gather to farewell three children killed by alleged drunk driver in Sydney – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    * Family of driver devastated after son allegedly killed children in drunken crash – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    * The Chosen on TV

    * The Chosen for Android

    * The Chosen App for iOS

    * Scientists have turned the structure of the coronavirus into music | Science | AAAS

    * Oh The Cross (Upperrom Cover) – Home Isolation Sessions – YouTube

    * The Blessing (Elevation Worship Cover) – Home Isolation Sessions – YouTube

    * Here in The Presence (Elevation Worship Cover) – Home Isolation Sessions – YouTube

    * Jonathan Roumie – Facebook





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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Happy Easter from StarQuest

    Happy Easter from StarQuest

    LTK092: From all of us at StarQuest, we wish you a Happy and Blessed Easter with this brief message from our chaplain, Fr. Cory Sticha.

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    • 3 min
    We’re All In This Together

    We’re All In This Together

    COZ030: Happy Easter! Lino Saubolle joins Lindsay, Caroline, and Gerry for laughs and light-hearted discussion around the virtual Easter table on advice for home-working from a priest and an astronaut; an astrophysicist who had a magnet accident when bored; and Pope Francis’ recent Urbi et Orbi blessing.

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    * In one minute: Pope’s Urbi et orbi for an end to the coronavirus pandemic – YouTube

    * Pope gives Urbi et Orbi blessing: In this storm, our façades fall away – YouTube

    * Pope at Urbi et orbi: Full text of his meditation – Vatican News

    * Tips from the Saints for working at Home. | The Catholic Parish of the Holy Family

    * Catholic Church Playing Its Part in COVID-19

    * As Australia fights COVID-19, archbishop says virus changing church ministries

    * Astrophysicist gets magnets stuck up nose while inventing coronavirus device | Australia news | The Guardian

    * Astronaut Anne McClain’s Tips for Living in Close Quarters – YouTube





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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Mass Explosion

    Mass Explosion

    COZ029: Lindsay and Caroline discuss how we can stay spiritually alive and deepen spirituality while waiting out the pandemic, including ways to be less anxious, participate in Mass online, and make a spiritual communion. Caroline also explains the science of soap and hand sanitizer and why both are okay for washing bacteria and viruses.
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    * Latest advice from Victorian Catholic bishops
    * Anxious about the global coronavirus pandemic? Here’s advice from a Catholic psychologist
    * Talking to your children about coronavirus: Let them know you’re listening, remind them you care | UN News
    * Let’s Talk – SQPN.com
    * Fr. Rob Galea – YouTube
    * Holy Family Doveton
    * Melbourne Catholic’s live streaming Mass
    * Fr. Cory’s streaming Mass at St. Mary’s Parish
    * Word on Fire Daily Mass
    * CatholicTV Daily Mass and Divine Office
    * Chapel Live Streaming | Chapel Ministries
    * Fr. Roderick – YouTube
    * Mass over the Web is the way to stay in touch with the spirit during coronavirus outbreak – find sites here – The Dialog
    * Church grants special indulgence to coronavirus patients and caregivers – Vatican News
    * How Do Actual and Spiritual Communion Differ? | Catholic Answers
    * What is spiritual communion and how to make one
    * 10 Ways Christians Can Exemplify Faith and Peace during COVID-19
    * How Infection Works – What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease – NCBI Bookshelf
    * Hand Sanitizer vs. Handwashing: Which Is Best for Preventing the Spread of Germs?...

    • 1 hr 24 min

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Very good podcast. Looking forward to new episodes. Greetings from the US

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