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We feature the visit of UK Catholic conductor and composer, Sir James MacMillan ! our diocese.  We hear music from his rehearsal with 60 singers from our parishes in St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral along with highlights of his presentation to a large audience afterwards. &nbsp…(Read More)

We meet American, Matt Britton.  Matt is the Chairman of 40 Days for Life in the US.  He halped launch the latest 40 Days for Life Vigil outside Christchurch Hospital.  He has interesting things to say about the issue of abortion in America following the election of President Trump…(Read More)

We feature a festive Mass from St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral. This Mass marked the dedication of our Cathedral on 12 February 1905. We draw from descriptions of the opening of our Cathedral, we feature musical highlights of the Mass and familiar sounds from our cathedral. &nbsp…(Read More)

We feature some mostly Catholic choral music recorded in our Cathedral in 2008. Our Cathedral Choir and Orchestra were joined by the Graduate Choir of Auckland in a great concert. The acoustic of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament can be fully appreciated…(Read More)

This “Sounds Catholic” was first broadcast in August, 2011. We feature Dr. Donna Orsuto, who shared her spiritual insight with several Catholic gatherings. She is the co-founder of the lay Catholic centre at Foyer Unitas in Rome. She is also a professor at the Institute of Spirituality of the Pontifical Gregorian University, also in…(Read More)

We consider the important area of prayer with the world’s first podcasting priest, Fr Robert Barron. Today’s music is themed around the Lord’s prayer. &nbsp…(Read More)