Catholics of Oz

Welcome to Melbourne, Australia, where three Catholics discuss Catholic news, faith, science, music, apps and more from an Australian perspective. Join Lindsay Sant, Caroline Knight, and Gerard Trapnell as they explore the intersection of faith and pop culture from an Australian Catholic perspective.

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Recent Episodes

Humbled by Faith, Humbled by Science - Kanye's new "Jesus is King" album makes believers of Lindsay and Caroline in the its potential for evangelization. Plus Br. Guy Consolmagno on the relationship between faith and science and then thoughts on Disney+ and the Mandalorian, as well as a shoutout to Fr. Cory Sticha.
Meeting the Protestant Challenge with Karlo Broussard - This time, Caroline and Lindsay are joined by Karlo Broussard, Catholic Answers staff apologist and author of the new book, Meeting the Protestant Challenge. Karlo shares his story of becoming an apologist, his recent trip to Australia, and how his book answers Protestant objections to Catholicism.
Saints, Blobs, and Instaprams - Could Australia's second saint be on the way? The Archdiocese of Sydney has opened the cause for Eileen O'Connor. Plus Lindsay and Caroline discuss a cartoon that criticized Instagram moms; an all-woman spacewalk; backyard astronomy; and a blob at the Paris zoo.
Supporting Our Children’s Faith - How do parents raise their children to be engaged in their faith? Lindsay and Gerry give their tips of what has worked for them so far. They also discuss Melbourne City proposal to label Catholic churches as not safe for children because of objections to laws that break the Seal of Confession.
Robo Priests? - In this episode, Lindsay and Caroline reflect on the idea of robot priests; get excited about the SpaceX Starship announcement and the possibility of Mars travel; talk about Office 365 as a productivity enhancer; and consider the Amazon Echo as a baby monitor.