Luke & Victoria explore Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited, discussing the book’s strange hope amidst a series of disasters and its demonstration of “gritty grace”.
Father Flader extrapolates on the struggles of maintaining a “contemplative” life with Jesus, as well as enquiring different ways to incorporate it in our life; despite our occupation or struggles in current society.
Bruce Downes explores the power of words and how they can be used to destroy or to build up. He looks further into the power of honouring and the effects in can produce in building up those around us.
Fr John Flader shares a meditation on Christ’s call to each of us to become a witness and disciple, united to the True Vine and bearing fruit. He also highlights the need to nourish our spiritual lives and gives practical advice on how to give time to spiritual activities, despite our busy lives.
Bruce Downes speaks on God’s knowledge of our innermost desires and the treasures of our heart. Bruce explains that the culture of the world is one that focusses on possession and outside appearance, but God hears the cries of our heart.
Daniel Nour and Negaya Chorley from Caritas Australia to explore how climate change impacts upon third world countries. Together they explore how climate change has heightened the effects felt by climate refugees.
50 years after the publication of Humanae Vitae (“On the Regulation of Birth”), Archbishop Julian explores the opportunity to rediscover the essential truth about love and relationships which Pope Paul VI proclaims.
Archbishop Julian provides thoughts on renewed calls for euthanasia legislation in the Tasmanian parliament, and offers a positive Christian alternative which promotes a “good death” for those at the end of their life.