In 1993, John Pridmore, a gangster in one of London’s largest crime networks, encountered Christ in a powerful and life-changing way. Now he is an international missionary, dedicating his life to helping others discover the same divine love he did.
John is currently in Melbourne, taking part in a number of parish missions. He talks with us about his conversion, his spiritual life, and why his parish missions are so unique.
Also this week, we speak to Fr Brendan Lane, who just celebrated 50 years of priestly ministry, about the places his vocation has taken him and the importance of ‘saying yes’ to God. In the wake of St Augustine’s feast day, we hear from the Friends of St Augustine, based at St Joseph’s in South Yarra, about their relationship to this remarkable saint. A Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub opens in Northcote. Mackillop Education celebrates the opening of its third Specialist School campus. And a courageous little girl undergoes life-changing surgery at St John of God Berwick Hospital.
Finally, if you haven’t yet heard about the upcoming Benedict Conference, Fr Dean Mathieson talks with us about the thinking behind the event and how exploring the legacy of the late Pope Benedict XVI might help to deepen our faith and enrich our lives right here in Melbourne.
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