July 30, 2017

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 Mary’s Pro-Cathedral along with highlights of his presentation to a large audience afterwards. &nbsp…

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March 12, 2017

Sounds Catholic March 12 2017

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…

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February 19, 2017

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 Cathedral, we feature musical highlights of the Mass and familiar sounds from our cathedral. &nbsp…

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August 21, 2016

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. The acoustic of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament can be fully appreciated…

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July 31, 2016

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 Catholic centre at Foyer Unitas in Rome. She is also a professor at the Institute of Spirituality of the…

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June 26, 2016

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. &nbsp…

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