In this episode, Victoria, Luke and Kiara discuss John O’Brien’s The Trimmin’s on the Rosary, and the maternal Irish origins of Australian Catholicism.
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The team discuss G.K. Chesterton’s “Heretics”, particularly looking at his commentary on the need to love our neighbour as a person, not an abstraction.
The team discussed Mark Shea’s “Work of Mercy”, how the Works of Mercy highlight Christ’s Incarnation, and the radicality of Christian love and mercy.
Luke and Victoria react to Robert Browning’s My Last Duchess, discussing Browning’s technique for creating considerable tension in the poem.
The team discuss Mark Twain’s “Joan of Arc”, the story of the great French saint, and why it is one of Kiara’s favourite books.
The team explore Jennifer Fulwiler’s “Something Other than God”, the notion of humility in approaching hard Church teachings, and Kiara’s own conversion.
Luke and Victoria discuss the Challenge to the Privy Council, the life and martyrdom of St Edmund Campion, and why he is a great model of the priesthood.