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Welcome to Melbourne, Australia, where three Catholics, Lindsay, Lino, and Caroline, discuss Catholic news, faith, science, music, apps and more from an Australian perspective.

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United States

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Welcome to Melbourne, Australia, where three Catholics, Lindsay, Lino, and Caroline, discuss Catholic news, faith, science, music, apps and more from an Australian perspective.

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@sqpn

Language:

English


Episodes

The Shrinking Moon

3/2/2024
The Moon is indeed shrinking. Caroline Knight explains to Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle how the Moon is contracting and cooling over time, causing moonquakes, shrinking about 150 feet every few hundred million years, and potentially affecting future Artemis lunar missions. The post The Shrinking Moon appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:14:16

God Leads Us to Freedom

2/24/2024
Pope Francis's Lenten message is that God leads us to true freedom. Lindsay Sant, Caroline Knight, and Lino Saubolle discuss and share their reflections; Caroline explains why the Moon is shrinking; and the panel talk about He-Man, Masters of the Air, and Fisk. The post God Leads Us to Freedom appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:02:38

Forming Intentional Disciples

2/10/2024
What is intentional discipleship? Lindsay Sant, Caroline Knight, and Lino Saubolle discuss the book "Forming Intentional Disciples" and the steps toward discipleship or thresholds of conversion. Plus, Caroline draws parallels between the Pikmin video games and real-life biological processes. The post Forming Intentional Disciples appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:55:11

We’re Made For Mission

1/27/2024
Returning for 2024, Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle discuss the purpose of a Catholic parish and renewing a parish church for its purpose, working off some new books Lindsay has read. Plus, some science about the world famous "little penguins' penguin parade." The post We’re Made For Mission appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:04:11

A Christmas Special

12/16/2023
To end 2023, Lindsay Sant, Caroline Knight, and Lino Saubolle have a video Christmas party discussing uniquely Australian Christmas traditions, ranking Christmas movies, telling Christmas cracker jokes, and considering which native Australian plants make excellent Christmas trees. The post A Christmas Special appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:01:58

A special message from StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli

12/7/2023
StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli has a special message for listeners as we approach the Christmas season. We need to hear from you this Advent and Christmas at sqpn.com/give The post A special message from StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:02:38

A Time Such As This

12/2/2023
We were born in a time such as this to do God's mission. Lindsay Sant reflects with Caroline Knight and Lino Saubolle on the Proclaim 23 Conference he attended where this was the message. Plus, in the science segment: starfish are just heads! The post A Time Such As This appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:56:19

Mammoth Theology

11/18/2023
Pope Francis has updated his mission for the Pontifical Theological Academy so Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino reflect on the role of theology in the spread of the Gospel. Plus tracking an Alaskan woolly mammoth through isotopes, a real life Among Us, and VR Nintendo Switch. The post Mammoth Theology appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:56:37

Synods and Space Rocks

11/4/2023
The Synod on Synodality is done so Lindsay Sant, Caroline Knight, and Lino Saubolle discuss the synod's Letter to the People of God and reflect on what it means for them. Plus Caroline shares exciting science news about asteroids. The post Synods and Space Rocks appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:57:39

Our Place in God’s Creation

10/21/2023
Pope Francis has issued a new apostolic exhortation, Laudato Deum, so Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle discuss its science and faith elements which are part of the call to action to promote an attitude of integral ecology. Plus, they discuss the Vesuvius Challenge. The post Our Place in God’s Creation appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:54:42

The Synod Begins

10/7/2023
The Synod on Synods has begun in Rome and Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle get us up to speed on what it's all about and share a preview of the meeting from synod delegate Australian Bishop Shane MacKinlay. Plus dinosaur extinction, Star Trek, and tennis. The post The Synod Begins appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:04:43

A New Engagement

9/23/2023
Australia's bishops publish a social justice statement each year, so Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle discuss the latest which comes in the context of the upcoming Australian referendum on the Indigenous Voice to Parliament and includes the input of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholics. The post A New Engagement appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:05:03

A message from Dom Bettinelli of Starquest

9/14/2023
We need your help to continue to produce our great Catholic shows that explore the intersection of faith and modern culture and look at the world from a uniquely Catholic perspective. The post A message from Dom Bettinelli of Starquest appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:02:10

Shine, Listen, and Be Unafraid

8/26/2023
World Youth Day has finished and Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle reflection the event based on the experiences shared by some Australian pilgrims, plus the science of magpie swooping and the the Women's World Cup. The post Shine, Listen, and Be Unafraid appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:01:48

Evangelisation and Exoplanets

8/12/2023
The Australian Bishops' office for evangelisation have a new reflection on the topic that Lindsay Sant, Caroline Knight, and Lino Saubolle dig into for pastoral and theological fundamentals. Plus Caroline excites with science of exotic exoplanets and then the panel discusses what's entertaining them. The post Evangelisation and Exoplanets appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:04:52

Friends in Faith

7/29/2023
It's time for parish renewal and Lindsay Sant, Caroline Knight, and Lino Saubolle discuss the experience in Melbourne, including a Jesus-centered vision, commitment, teamwork, and empowering leaders. Caroline explores the science of heatwaves, and it's time for FIFA 2023 Women's World Cup - Go Matildas! The post Friends in Faith appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:17:31

Listen to Others, Listen to the Spirit

7/15/2023
The Synod is on the way so Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino unpack the working document that will guide the synod participants this October, finding hope in the prayer-based focus. Caroline then shares new discoveries about shooting stars on the Sun, and more. The post Listen to Others, Listen to the Spirit appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:28:31

Celebrating 100 Episodes!

7/1/2023
The Catholic of Oz celebrate 100 episodes! Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino have some fun on this milestone with congratulation messages, a quiz about past episodes, a guess the top ten moments of science chat and live pet reveals. Thank you to the listeners who have been on this journey to 100 episodes and we can’t wait to share 100 more. The post Celebrating 100 Episodes! appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:34:50

Bringing Light to Others … Online

6/17/2023
Back from Malta, Lino fills in Lindsay on his trip and then they discuss the Vatican’s new document on being disciples of Jesus online; the science of mushroom communication; and Netflix’s 'FUBAR' and Lino’s inflight movies, including 'Top Gun: Maverick.' The post Bringing Light to Others … Online appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:10:18

Pentecost: ‘Eternal life begins in this time’

6/3/2023
For Pentecost, Lindsay and Caroline discuss Jesus' giving of the Holy Spirit in John's Gospel; talk about Australian Drop Bears and other ancient, interesting creatures; and catch up on shows they're watching like Nora from Queens and Men in Black. The post Pentecost: ‘Eternal life begins in this time’ appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:03:26