Browsing: iWitness

Talks and teachings on the Church from the iWitness Conference held at Stanwell Tops, Australia.

Evangelisation Abp Julian Porteous

The New Evangelisation and You


Hobart’s Archbishop Julian Porteous relates to his own experience in speaking on how we can put the popes’ call to a new evangelisation into practice in a post-Christian society.

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The Spirit of the Liturgy


Papal Nuncio to Australia Archbishop Paul Gallagher explores how liturgy has developed over the 20th century, and gives an overview of the fundamental themes of Pope Benedict’s vision of the Liturgy.


Benedict and Beyond


Cardinal George Pell gives his reflections on the changes to the world and the Church since Vatican II; and what Bl John Paul II, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis have brought to the Church.

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Deus Caritas Est: God is Love


Sr Mary Helen opens up Pope Benedict’s first encyclical for an easily digestible look at the God Who is Love – and how we participate in that Divine Love.


Marriage and Covenant


In the final talk at iWitness 2012, Ryan and Karin Messmore reflect on their relationship and eventual marriage, and how it was influenced by an unlikely place – the covenantal marriage practice of the ancient Israelites.

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The Masculine Spirit


In this talk for men from the iWitness Conference, Christian Stephens discusses two contradictory perspectives of masculinity put forward in the media, and how they both fall short of true masculinity.