Each of us is called to be attentive to God’s voice and to respond in our own way.
In the lead-up to World Social Media Day this Friday, singer and co-host of the popular Catholic Influencers podcast Alyssa Agius speaks to us about how we can cut through all the ‘noise’ on social media and engage in ways that might help us hear and respond to God’s call.
Cora Lijnders OAM, the second woman at St Jude the Apostle Scoresby to receive the Medal of the Order of Australia in as many years, has quietly responded to God’s call by serving her parish in many selfless and practical ways. We speak to her about the joy it has given her to be part of her ‘parish family’.
As we approach NAIDOC week, we learn about how a couple of parishes have created opportunities to listen to the experiences and perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the lead-up to the Voice referendum; Parousia Media founder Charbel Raish shares his remarkable story of coming to hear and respond to the call of God; and we celebrate the recent launch of the Mary Glowery Circle—a new initiative aimed at strengthening the legacy of a woman whose bold response to God’s call continues to inspire.
Finally, we hear about the final preparations for World Youth Day—now less than a month away! And since Melbourne’s pilgrims will be visiting the Shrine of Fatima in Portugal, we take a look at the remarkable things that happened there in 1917.
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