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The Parousia & Catholic Answers 2019 Tour | Oct 11-14

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Friday 11th October

Catholic Foundations

9:00am: Welcome
9.15am: Plenary

  • Cy Kellett: Whatever happened to the Modern World?

10.30am – Morning tea
11.00am: Plenary

  • Tim Staples: Why be Catholic?

12.00pm: Angelus & Workshops

  • Tim Staples: New Eve, Mediatrix and Mother: Mary’s Role in God’s Plan of Salvation
  • Chris Check: ¡Viva Cristo Rey! The Cristeros and the Martyrs of the Mexican Revolution
  • Karlo Broussard: The Ultimate Question: What Must I Do to Be Saved?
  • Cy Kellett: Truly Human Lives

1.00pm – Lunch
2.00pm – Plenary

  • Karlo Broussard: Your Truth, My Truth: How to Understand and Refute Relativistic Thinking

3.00pm – Plenary Panel Wrap-up
Moderated by Cy Kellett

4.00pm – Finish

Saturday 12th October

Catholic Mission

9:00am: PLENARY

  • Tim Staples: Catholics and the Culture War

10.30am – Morning tea
11.00am: Plenary

  • Karlo Broussard: Apologetics for an Age of Unbelief

12.00pm – Angelus & Workshops

  • Karlo Broussard: Men’s workshop: Forming Men as Guardians of the Faith
  • Chris Check: Women’s workshop:
    Was Catherine of Siena a Feminist?

1.00pm – Lunch
2.00pm – Plenary

  • Chris Check: From Hernan Cortés to our Lady of Guadalupe: The Conquest and Conversion of Mexico

3.00pm – Plenary Panel Discussion: Defending Life
Moderated by Cy Kellett

4.00pm – Finish

Sunday 13th October

Catholic in a Secular Age

10.30am – Mass at St Kevin’s, Eastwood Parish
12.00pm – Lunch
12.30pm – Plenary

Chris Check: Lepanto

1.30pm – Workshops

  • Karlo Broussard: The Splendor of Hope in the Vale of Tears
  • Chris Check: Liberation from e-Slavery
  • Cy Kellett: The Cycle of the Christian Life
  • Robert Haddad: The Eucharist: The Fruit of the Tree of Life

2.30pm – Afternoon tea
3.00pm – Plenary Panel Wrap
Moderated by Cy Kellett

4.00pm – Finish

 

11 Oct

Reserve Your Spot

FREE Entry!

RSVP essential, places are limited.

Fri., 11/10/2019, 9:00 am –
Sun., 13/10/2019, 4:00 pm AEDT

Location

The Epping Club, 45-47 Rawson Street, Epping, NSW 2121

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11 Oct

MEET & GREET DINNER

6.30PMCATHOLIC ANSWERS MEET & GREET DINNER at the Epping Club. Friday 11th October 2019.

This is your chance to meet the Catholic Answers team at an intimate 3 course dinner with a limited number of places, there are only 40 seats available!

$99 p.p. (Ticket includes a 3 course meal and unlimited beer, wine and soft drink. Please advise us of any dietary requirements one week beforehand by Fri 4th October).

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

The Epping Club, 45-47 Rawson Street, Epping, NSW 2121

NSW

WOLLONGONG: Karlo Broussard 'Your Truth, My Truth' Talk

Date: Sunday 13th October 2019

Time: Talk begins at 6:30pm

Venue: St Francis Xavier Cathedral , 36 Harbour Street, Wollongong

Cost: Free, donations would be greatly appreciated

Enquiries: Helen Bennett on (02) 4222 2403 or [email protected]

Please note: Catechists of the Wollongong Diocese will have their attendance logged on their record of ongoing training.

Talk Topic – Your Truth, My Truth: How to Understand and Refute Relativistic Thinking. Karlo Broussard will tackle relativism and the damage it has done to the modern world.

Schedule

5:00pm Mass
6:00pm Light supper provided
6:30pm Talk: “Your Truth, My Truth”
7:30pm Q&A

SYDNEY: Tim Staples at Theology on Tap

Date: Monday 14th October 2019

Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Venue: Two Wolves Community Cantina, 202 Broadway, Chippendale 2008

Talk Topic – Can Catholics Learn from the Protestant ‘Reformation’?

Covering scripture to grace and salvation, this will be a great talk to hear. Tim Staples is the Director of Apologetics and Evangelisation for Catholic Answers.

PUNCHBOWL: Tim Staples 'Catholic Apologetics and Islam' Talk

Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019

Time: 8.00pm

Venue: St Charbel’s Church, 142 Highclere Avenue, Punchbowl (in the St Mary MacKillop Hall)

Host: Guardians

Cost: Free, donations would be greatly appreciated

Talk Topic – Catholic Apologetics and Islam

Tim Staples, Director of Apologetics and Evangelisation at Catholic Answers, provides important insights on Islam from his profound biblical knowledge, profuse research and his own personal experience of having lived as a Christian in a society under Islamic law. He will discuss the impact Islam has on our society today and how it pertains to Catholic teachings.

VIC

WEST MELBOURNE: Tim Staples Talk on Our Lady of Fatima

Date: Sunday 13th October 2019

Venue: St Mary Star of the Sea, 33 Howard Street, West Melbourne VIC 3003

Feast of Our Lady Star of the Sea
At 1:00 pm Tim Staples will give an engaging talk on Our Lady of Fatima. October 13 marks the 102nd anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun.

Schedule
10.30am: Mass at St Mary’s (optional)
12.00pm – 1.00pm: Feast of St Mary Star of the Sea, BBQ Food, stalls, music etc
1.00pm – 2.15pm: Tim Staples Talk
2.15pm: Rosary in the Church

MOUNT WAVERLEY: Tim Staples 'An Afternoon with Our Lady'

Date: Sunday 13th October 2019

Time: 4.00pm to 8.30pm

Venue: Holy Family Church, 236 Stephensons Rd, Mount Waverley VIC 3149

Join us for an afternoon of formation, prayer and inspiration as we welcome the Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima to the Parish. Our guest speaker, Tim Staples, is the Director of Apologetics and Evangelisation at Catholic Answers and will be presenting his talk, “Behold Your Mother” later in the evening.

Schedule

4:00PM: Holy Hour and Benediction
5:00PM: Holy Mass
6:00PM: Holy Rosary
6:30PM: ‘Behold your Mother’ Tim Staples
7:30PM: Supper

MELBOURNE: Christopher Check at Theology @ the Pub

Date: Monday 14th October 2019

Time: Doors open on Level 1 at 6:30pm for Dinner. Talk starts at 7:30pm.

Venue: The European Bier Cafe on Level 1. 120 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000.

Talk Topic – Lepanto: The Battle that Saved the Christian West

October is the month of the rosary, but most Catholics don’t know why. Learn how, on October 7, 1571, the Blessed Virgin Mary joined the most important sea battle of all time and saved the Christian West from Islamic conquest. 

Christopher Check is president of Catholic Answers, the largest lay-run apologetics and evangelisation organisation in the English-speaking world.

QLD

BRISBANE: Karlo Broussard 'Your Truth, My Truth'

Date: Monday 14th October 2019

Time: 6:30pm

Venue: Normal Hotel, 102 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

Cost: Free, donations would be greatly appreciated

Talk Topic – Your Truth, My Truth: How to Understand and Refute Relativistic Thinking

Karlo Broussard, Catholic Answers apologist & speaker, will be debunking relativism – how non-belief in moral absolutes undermines morality.

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