A Virtue Ministry Podcast of Living Life to the Full
In this week's episode Fr Sean Byrnes and Stina Constantine chat about the misconception that self-esteem is less important and/or problematic as a Christian, where it's counterpart 'self-control' is on a pedestal of virtuousness... when really healthy self-esteem allows better self-control...
00:00 - 02:38 = Intro
02:39 – 06:57 = Topic Introduction and Context (Self-esteem and self-control). 06:58 – 09:25 = Effects of ...
In this week’s episode we are celebrating Virtue Ministry’s 7th birthday, and with that covering the virtue of Fortitude, particularly looking back on how necessary it was to start Virtue Ministry. Listen as Fr Sean Byrnes and Stina encapsulate fortitude, with god’s glory, consistency and perseverance.
0:00 – 0:25 = Intro 0:34 – 2:18 = Topic Introduction and Context 2:19 – 5:07 = How around today Fortitude 5:08 – 13:5...
We are so excited to have Lisa Cotter on the Living Fullness Podcast, discussing the beauty and uniqueness of the ‘feminine genius’ and her book ‘Reveal the Gift’. Stina sits down and discusses with her this topic John Paul II brought to light, and pull it apart further to give insight into something we have ‘heard’ about, but maybe struggle with the vagueness of this topic.
0:00 - 02:10 = Introduction
02:11 – 08:24 = T...
Stina sits down with Virtue Ministry team member, Elise Drum, to chat about the necessity of understanding and communicating expectations in the various relationships in your life, by communicating, defining roles and having the reasons why.
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This episode Padre and Stina talk about the necessity of marriage preparation not just in the last six months before marriage, but in all aspects of our maturation. They cover the problem of the lack of resources for couple and individuals, and that marriage and couples counselling is for EVERYONE.
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Referencing the podcast episode ‘When Church stops working featuring Andrew Root’, our first episode back is one requested by Bishop Mark Edwards. We crack open the issue of the classic 'bucket list', and how that is essentially against the Christian life, as it focuses on what we can 'tick' off rather than how we can become a saint.
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Stina and Padre sit down for our final episode of the season, tackling the current issue of cancel culture and balancing that with living a Christian identity. How do we navigate this, find the balance and live in the world, but not of the world?
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This week we have special guest Paul Ninnes from Real Talk Australia breaching the topic of teaching children consent. We open with how to define consent, teaching respect of the body and a healthy level of body autonomy, how to educate children providing the appropriate language for ages and early education in the warning against porn. All this and more, so we are so happy to have Paul on the podcast.
In this week’s episode, Stina and Padre confront the issue of the ‘not now, later’ attitude, and the virtue of diligence and vice of disobedience. They address how this attitude can form bad habits and the sin of slothfulness and laziness if not addressed, and how ultimately it is a form of love to act in the now.
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In this episode we have Emily Shaw co-hosts with Stina and Padre, as they talk about the importance of a ‘motherhood village’ as mothers live out their vocation. They cover the benefits of a village, plus the topics of societal isolation, cliques, healing from rejection and how men can play a role.
Emily - Arrival of new nephew
Padre – His brother Marcus turned 50
Stina - Reveal the gift - Lisa Cotter
SPECIAL GUEST! We have special guest Daniel Principe, from Collective Shout, tackling sex exploitation and sexualisation of society. Daniel sits down with Stina, covering the topic of authentic masculinity, plus pornography, respecting women, child sexual abuse, and tackling true intimacy in this modern day.
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Have you heard the term 'I'm spiritual not religious' and wondered if you could be like that? In this episode Padre and Stina have a chat about the implications of being spiritual without a religion and why it might seem appealing at this time in society, as well as some of their personal views on the matter.
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We are sharing part three of our book study unpacking Jacques Philippe's book 'In the School of the Holy Spirit'. We uncover and speak of the practical criterion to know whether an inspiration comes from God with six points to consider, how we should orientate our hearts for receptivity and more.
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In part two of our book study, exploring Jacques Philippe's book 'in the School of the Holy Spirit', we cover 10 ways in which we can foster inspiration from the Holy Spirit.
Stina – Called ambulance to the house. Priest friend coincidently saw police outside, but they weren’t involved. The scenario did provide the chance for the patient to get a blessing though.
This episode is part 1 of our book study covering the book by Fr Jacques Philippe 'In the School of the Holy Spirit'. We delve into how increasing in holiness is not the work of ourselves, but the desire and work of God within us, and how conversion of our natures to the virtuous is not a road taken by ourselves, plus much more!
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SPECIAL GUEST! We are so excited and pleased to have Bobby Angel on the podcast talking seminary and vocational discernment, it’s many facets, it’s ability for spiritual and moral formation and learning God's Will for your life.
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Padre and Stina sit down to chat about how our Western culture tends to deal with leisure through excess and escapism, rather than true wholesome ways of recreation and connection. They break it open plus give you some tips as to how to embrace leisure in its truest form.
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In this episode Fr Sean Byrnes and Stina Constantine cover the often wrongly interpreted Gospel passage of 'turning the other cheek'. We delve into what is true charity in our actions, in the plight of seeking fair and true Christian justice, and also covering mimetic violence and how Christ is the answer to all.
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Stina and Virtue Ministry team member Elise Drum co-host this week and break open Francis de Sales’ book ‘The Devoted Life’. They ask the questions what is devotion, who are we devoted to and how to implement this approach to our daily life?
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Stina and Padre sit down to discuss why they weren't so excited to be living in the same place, when everyone expected otherwise. Was this strange? Was there something wrong? They dig into this topic, knowing that friendship centred on Christ will look different.
Stina Constantine - Gathering place at the cathedral - funny
Padre - Integrity Restored – Resource for battling pornography
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