Sounds Catholic – 22 October 2017

Greg Bain interviews John Foley from St Patrick’s Basilica, Waimate about its history. We feature music recorded in the basilica by our Cathedral Choir and Orchestra.  

Sounds Catholic – 30 July 2017

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 […]

Sounds Catholic – 23 July 2017

We celebrate the ordinations of three new priests to the Christchurch Diocese.  We feature musical highlights from the ordination Mass.

Sounds Catholic February 19 2017

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 […]

Sounds Catholic August 21 2016

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. […]

Sounds Catholic July 31 2016

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 […]

Sounds Catholic June 26 2016

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.