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 Lino Saubolle as they explore the intersection of faith and pop culture from an Australian Catholic perspective.

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Recent Episodes

Dignity and Human Flourishing - Sharing insights about human dignity learned his Masters studies, Lindsay discusses the topic with Caroline and Lino. Plus, Caroline explains the science of the Daddy Shortlegs spider; and they all share what's been entertaining them.
80 Years of Lourdes in Melbourne - A Marian grotto based on Lourdes is celebrating its 80th anniversary and Lindsay and Lino discuss how they didn't know it existed until now. They also discuss another new Australian dinosaur and an upcoming SpaceX mission that will take four civilians to space.
Faith at the Olympics - Back in lockdown, Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino talk about the Catholic Olympians who are open about the link between their faith and sports; discuss the definition of astronaut; share fun science about new spiny leaf insect pet; and what's entertaining them.
An Aboriginal Perspective: Uncle Ghillar Michael Anderson - Aboriginal elder Ghillar Michael Anderson of the Euhlayi peoples joins Lindsay and Caroline to provide insight from an Aboriginal perspective about ancient astronomy, the physical and spiritual significance of nature in First Nations culture and understandings that will help unity between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians.
Revelation, Recovery, and Renewal - As Australian lockdown drags on, Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino reflect on an article describing the challenges of returning to normal life after COVID. Plus some fun science topics, including naming an asteroid after an Aboriginal elder and the billionaire space race; as well as reviews of “The Tomorrow War”, “Raya and the Last Dragon,” and the return of He-Man.