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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.

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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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

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English


Episodes

Missionary Disciples and Prehistoric Pines

8/6/2022
This time, Lindsay continues to share some reflections on the decrees of the Australian Church’s recent plenary council, this time on the topic of Discipleship and Caroline shares the fascinating story of the Australian Wollemi Pine and its links to prehistoric Australia and dinosaurs! The post Missionary Disciples and Prehistoric Pines appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:10:58

Keep it Spacy

7/23/2022
The big news in Australia is the recently completed Plenary Council, and Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino begin their discussion of its results (more to come!), plus they have to talk about the new James Webb space telescope images! The post Keep it Spacy appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:29:19

I Have Earnestly Desired

7/9/2022
Pope Francis has written a letter about why we go to Mass and Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino share their reflections; Caroline shares news of a NASA rocket launch from Australia; and then they all share the latest shows they've been streaming. The post I Have Earnestly Desired appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:31:48

St. John Paul II and Indigenous Reconciliation

6/11/2022
After a long (involuntary) break, Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle are back to discuss Pope St. John Paul II's address to Aboriginals in 1986; chat about future tourist destinations on Mars; and discuss of Obi-wan Kenobi and Star Trek, plus more. The post St. John Paul II and Indigenous Reconciliation appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:20:37

Sharing Easter Joy

4/30/2022
As Easter begins, Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle share their experiences of the holy day and new traditions they've discovered, like the 7 Altars of Repose. Plus 5 alternate credible explanations that the Big Bang Theory replaced and what the guys watched during Holy Week. The post Sharing Easter Joy appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:21:19

Easter Makes Us Children of God

4/16/2022
Happy Easter! Lindsay, Lino, and Caroline discuss Mary Coloe's explanation of how St. John's Gospel shows we are children of God; get an update on the James Webb Space Telescope; and discuss what's been entertaining them lately. The post Easter Makes Us Children of God appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:13:52

Archbishop Comensoli’s 2022 Patrick Oration

4/2/2022
After attending Archbp Peter Comensoli’s annual Patrick Oration on St Patrick’s Day, Lindsay and Caroline and share their insights along with Lino who; they discuss the implications of bringing back extinct animals; Lindsay and Lino review The Batman; and Caroline shares her latest obsession: Is it Cake? The post Archbishop Comensoli’s 2022 Patrick Oration appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:18:39

Motorcycles, Dinosaurs, and Spaceships

3/19/2022
The Pope's preacher gave a homily about Eucharistic faith which prompts a discussion among Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino and leads into an Australian priest who rides a Harley as part of his evangelizing mission. Plus evidence of dinosaur sniffles, building a real Enterprise, and what's been entertaining them. The post Motorcycles, Dinosaurs, and Spaceships appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:16:39

Let Us Not Grow Tired of Doing Good

3/5/2022
Lent 2022 has begun and Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino discuss Pope Francis' message where he reminds us of St. Paul's words: "Let us not grow tired of doing good." Plus, how the quality of antibodies from COVID vaccines improve over time and what's been entertaining the panel recently. The post Let Us Not Grow Tired of Doing Good appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:12:33

The Word of God IRL

2/19/2022
Word of God Sunday is on the first weekend of February in Australia so Lindsay and Caroline discuss the importance of scripture in the life of the Church. Caroline explains the planned retirement of the International Space Station in 2030 and they chat about their love of the Boba Fett series. The post The Word of God IRL appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:10:28

More Faith, More Action

2/5/2022
They're back for 2022! Lindsay and Lino discuss Daniel Nour, Young Australian of the Year who puts his faith into action; then talk about Pope Francis-inspired New Year resolutions; and then look at the James Webb Telescope mission and their hopes for the discoveries it will make. The post More Faith, More Action appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:25:10

Big Brother on the Shelf

12/30/2021
Is the Elf on the Shelf teaching kids bad privacy hygiene? Dom Bettinelli, Jack Baruzzini, and Thomas Sanjurjo discuss some security experts warnings, plus the faith-based concerns as well. Also, a weird Alexa challenge; the world's biggest nuke; and a half-billion in Bitcoin in the trash. The post Big Brother on the Shelf appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:56:36

The Art and Science of Christmas

12/18/2021
For their last show of the year, Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino discuss the Christmas art of painter Mike Moyers that invites us into a closer relationship with Jesus; Caroline explores the science of Christmas foods; and they look ahead to their favorite Christmas movies. The post The Art and Science of Christmas appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:01:32

Beatitudes For Bishops

12/4/2021
Pope Francis has proposed 8 Beatitudes for Bishops and Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino discuss what it means for them and how bishops might embrace them. Plus the space rock named Kamo’oalewa that might be from our own moon, and talk of Hawkeye and He-Man. The post Beatitudes For Bishops appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:19:49

Synod and Egg Drops

11/20/2021
The global preparation for the Synod on Synodality is underway and Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino discuss ways individuals and groups can participate, plus Caroline's son Frankie joins them to discuss the science of the egg drop challenge and their favorite computer games. The post Synod and Egg Drops appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:16:33

Australia’s 5th Plenary Council

11/6/2021
The Australian Catholic Church's plenary council has had its first session and Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino discuss its outcome and implications for the future of the Church. Plus interesting moon rocks from a Chinese mission, and recent movie reviews. The post Australia’s 5th Plenary Council appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:28:07

Vaccines and Quakes

10/9/2021
As vaccines promise to re-open Victoria, questions are raised about vaccinated and unvaccinated Catholics returning to Mass. Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino discuss the implications. Then they talk about the unprecedented earthquake they experienced recently and how they happen. The post Vaccines and Quakes appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:29:14

Take the Way of the Gospel

9/25/2021
As the Archdiocese of Melbourne's parish renewal initiative moves forward, Lindsay, Caroline, and Lino discuss the reactions of fellow Catholics and how some of the initial unease people have voiced and how the process of renewal can be good for the Church. The post Take the Way of the Gospel appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:20:48

Dignity and Human Flourishing

9/11/2021
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. The post Dignity and Human Flourishing appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:16:49

80 Years of Lourdes in Melbourne

8/28/2021
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. The post 80 Years of Lourdes in Melbourne appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:58:43