Xt3 Podcast: SCENE 2010 - Pub Talks
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The SCENE Congress in Sydney, Australia is a great opportunity for all ages, especially the Youth, to come together and learn about the New Evangelisation, called for by Pope John Paul II. From Monday 12th July until Friday 16th July, Sydney's streets, churches, pubs and school halls will be filled with pilgrims taking part in catechesis, talks, workshops and street evangelisation - and Xt3 will be recording all the great talks from the Congress so you don't miss out!
||CleanMarriage: Does Gender Matter-Scott McKendry||Does marriage have to be between a man and a woman? What are the inherent risks of recognising same sex partners as married couples? Scott McKendry, father of seven children, is the Director of Family Life International, Australia.||4 8 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAustralia's Future Secular or Christian?-Shayne Bennet||Will Christianity be a minority religion? Will secularism become the dominant philosophical basis of our society? How can we strengthen Christian life in Australia? Shayne Bennett is the Moderator of the Emmanuel Covenant Community in Brisbane and a Director of NET Ministries. He has been involved in evangelisation for many years and is a highly respected speaker in Australia and overseas. Note: At the beginning of the talk Shane asked the audience who do you think shapes Australia's future? The responses from the audiecne are where the audio starts.||15 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAngels and Demons: The New Age- Fr Terrence Mary Naughtin||Witches, wizards, vampires, psychics, magic spells, and communication with the world of spirits...these themes dominate the popular stories of today. The occult and the New Age continue to fascinate and attract followers. Are we aware of the dangers? Fr Terrence Mary Naughton is a Conventual Franciscan Friar who studies and speaks about the nature of the New Age.||15 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReclaiming Masculinity - Robert Falzon||Is beer, footy, sex and work all there is? What are the true qualities of a man? Robert Falzon will explore ways to build up a genuine Christian masculinity. Robert Falzon is a founder of menAlive, a movement that helps men to renew their faith in God and encourages them to become an active force of renewal in society. To find out more about the menAlive and what they do click This talk was held at Star Bar on Wednesday 14th July 2010. Please Note: If the volume is too low, click on 'download this file' to increase the volume.||14 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Genius of Womanhood - Karen Doyle||Women have a unique, life-giving role to play in society and the Church that includes, and goes beyond, the beauty of physical motherhood. What is the ‘feminine genius’ that Pope John Paul II acknowledged? Karen Doyle, author of The Genius of Womanhood, along with her husband, Jonathan, founded Choicez Media. It seeks to empower young people with the knowledge, skills and motivation to make great choices in life. This talk was held at St James Hotel on Wednesday 14th July 2010. Please Note: If the volume is too low, click on 'download this file' to increase the volume.||14 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoes Religious Freedom Matter? - Rocky Mimmo||In the guise of anti-discrimination laws, Christians are being denied foundational human rights (i.e. requiring Catholic adoption agencies to allow adoption by same sex couples, requiring Catholic health care to conduct abortions). Why is it important for a strong democratic and pluralist society to uphold the right of freedom of religious expression? Rocky Mimmo holds a Masters in International Law and takes a keen interest in human rights. He studies developments in anti-discrimination laws in Australia and their effects on individuals and organisations who wish to manifest their religious beliefs and practices. He is founder and chairman of he Ambrose Centre for Religious Liberty. This talk was held at Star Bar on Tuesday 13th July 2010. Please Note: If the volume is too low, click on 'download this file' to increase the volume.||13 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHuman Reason & Catholic Faith - Prof Hayden Ramsey||Are faith and human reason mutually exclusive? Pope Benedict often speaks of the importance of the union of faith and reason as a cultural force. Professor Ramsey will explore this important and timely issue. Prof. Hayden Ramsey is Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor of Sydney Campus of Notre Dame University and Executive Dean of Philosophy and Theology. He is a highly regarded philosopher and speaker. This talk was held at Sanctuary Hotel on Tuesday 13th July 2010. Please Note: If the volume is too low, click on 'download this file' to increase the volume.||13 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReligion: Private or Public? - Greg Donnelly||Catholics who speak up on controversial moral issues are often accused of imposing their will on others. Can a person in public life speak from the viewpoint of their faith? What is the role of the Christian in public life? The Hon. Greg Donnelly, MLC is Government Whip in the Legislative Council of NSW. He is a member on the Standing Committee on Social Issues, and Law and Justice. He has been active in engaging with moral debates in public life. This talk was held at St James Hotel on Tuesday 13th July 2010. Please Note: If the volume is too low, click on 'download this file' to increase the volume.||13 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRefashioning Womanhood - Lucy O'Connell||What is the key to a woman’s beauty? Exposure or grace? How can what we wear reflect our true Christian dignity? Lucy O'Connell, MA (English), works in the book industry. Her life experience includes studies in philosophy, advocacy at the United Nations, pastoral work, writing for Catholic media, work for the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (Archdiocese of Sydney) and the Maronite Eparchy of Australia. This talk was held at Sanctuary Hotel on Monday 12th July 2010. Please Note: If the volume is too low, click on 'download this file' to increase the volume.||13 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs Yoga, Tai Chi and Reiki Good for the Soul? - Br Max Sculley||Yoga, Tai Chi and Reiki have become very popular. Is it healthy for a Christian to use these practices and, particularly, to go deeper into their spiritual roots? Br Max Sculley, FSC, has spent the last seven years exploring the spiritual background of these practices. He is about to publish a book on his findings. This talk was held at St James Hotel on Monday 12th July 2010. Please Note: If the volume is too low, click on 'download this file' to increase the volume. Xt3 apologies for any distortion on this audio.||13 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorth the Wait? - Jessica Langrell, Jeremy Ambrose, Daniel & Jane Hill||What’s wrong with living together before marriage? Hear young people share the challenges and blessings of making the decision to wait. The panel includes Jessica Langrell (single, organiser of Theology on Tap), Jeremy Ambrose(currently dating, Catechumenate Office Archdiocese of Sydney), and Daniel & Jane Hill (married couple, Daniel is responsible for the Catholic university chaplaincies in Sydney, Jane is a recent convert to Catholicism and a practicing Optician). This talk was held at Star Bar on Monday 12th July 2010. Please Note: If the volume is too low, click on 'download this file' to increase the volume.||13 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|