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Title Podcast#: 0360 Living Respectfully in a Pluralistic Society | 31/10/2020

Living Respectfully in a Pluralistic Society. The Gospel is on (Luke 7:11-17), Woman of Faith by Carol Akladious addressing “humility in a world that likes to humiliate others”. Fr David ElMasri on “The Apostles’s teachings on accepting others”Voices of children, directed by Naomi Tadros form St Cosman and Demain Church in Sydney on, “how children love their friends”. George Mikhail speaks to us on “Accepting others who are different”. Karin shares with us on, “teaching children to love others”. Mark shares with us on “Teaching children how to bear with each other” Mary Tawadrous will speaks to us on “how do we lover others” Wesam will speaks to us “what is love”. Jeremiah Akladious speaks to us on a Bird’s peck in the Book of Proverbs. Today, Jeremiah looks at on. Fr Kyrillos Farag speaks to us on part 5, “I labour until Christ is formed in me”The Bible reflection on (Psalm 121). Fr Shenouda Mansour on “Living respectfully in a pluralistic society”. We continue the journey with Carol Akladious on the series in the Desert Fathers taken from the Philokalia, with St Diadochos of Photiki on ‘Spiritual knowledge and discrimination’.

Title Podcast#:0358 The House of God | 17/10/2020

The House of God. Today’s reading is on the Gospel Luke 5: 1-11. In the Woman of Faith,  Carol Akladious will speak on St Anastasia. George Eskander will address the term , “The Altar at the Church”. Fr David ElMasri will speak on, “The Apostolic Church today is as strong as it was yesterday”.  David Tawadros shares with us , “The Church – Wow”. Merna Tawdrous reflects with us “Sunday School- Wow”. George Mikhail shares with the listeners on being a deacon in the Coptic Orthodox Church and the House of God. The segment, “My role as a mum for bringing my children to the church” is led by Karin. Mary Tawadros shares with us some practical Christian living on “the House of God”. Florence shares with us , “why she loves the church”. Wesam gives us an insight on “the role of women at church”. Today’s Children’s voices are interviews by children on children in the topic of the church. Jeremiah Akladious speaks to us on, “A bird’s peck in the Book of Proverbs”. Fr Kyrillos Farag continues the series on, “I labour until Christ is formed in me”, part 3. The Bible reflection is on Psalm 119: 169-176. Fr Anthony Morgan speaks to us on “The House of God – in the world and not of world”. Carol Akladious continues the series on the Desert Fathers taken from the Philokalia, on St Diadochos of Photiki on ‘Spiritual knowledge and discrimination’ , chapters 57 to 62..

Title Podcast#:0357 They Are My Friends | 10/10/2020

They are my friends. (Gospel Mark 2:1-12). Woman of Faith by Carol on the friendship of St Perpetual and St Felecity. George Iskander addresses “You know who are your real friends when problems arises between friends”. Fr David Elmasri reflects on “Apostolic Fathers advice on who are my true friends” Wasem on dealing with your child’s friends. Florence will speak to us on her reflection my true friend is Jesus Naomi Tadros, Voice’s of children on friends…. Merna will tell us about friends. David will share with us, they are my friends. George Mikhail will tell us why his friends are awesome. Mary Tawadrous trust and friends. Merna Tawadrous trust and friends and family. Mark Yostos will speak to us on choosing my friends Karin will now speak to us Directing adolescents on friends. Jeremiah on the bird’s peck in the book of proverbs , (Proverbs 1:10-19)
Fr Moses on How to Deal with dangerous friendships. Fr Shenouda , they are my friends
Desert Fathers narrated by Carol on St dio.

Title Podcast#:0356 Preserving To Conquer | 03/10/2020

Preserving To Conquer. Gospel Reflection (Luke 7:36 – 50). Gospel on the sinful Women. Carol Women of Faith, Preserving to Conquering yourself is hard work. Apologetic fathers on conquering and being Strong with Fr. David.  Florence on Teach me on how to be strong. making positive choices with Carol. Overcoming self with Rebecca. Facing hardship and difficulties. Psalm 119. Fr. Moses in overcoming ego.

Title Podcast#:0355 The Power of the Cross Special | 26/09/2020

The Power of the Cross: Special Episode on the Feast of the Cross. Gospel Reflection (John 10:22-38). Women of Faith: Queen Helena. Goerge: Take and come and carry your cross. Fr. David on Apostolic Fathers understanding the feast of the cross. The Power of Cross. The Cross in my room. The Cross in my room. Why I wear the cross. Naomni: Voices of Children on the cross. Jeremiah: Birds peck in the book of proverbs. I labour untill Jesus Christ is formed in me. More….

Title Podcast#:0354 The Dialogue: Jesus and the Lawyer | 19/09/2020

The Dialogue: Jesus and the Lawyer (Luke 10:21-28). Lawyer asks Jesus, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”. The  question is a deep filled with other trajectory questions that many will ask. The Gospel reflection is on Luke 10:21-28. Carol presents to us in Woman of Faith, “Mother Melania the younger”. Let’s talk about “The Dialogue” presented by George Iskander. Fr Moses Ayad leads us into the “Steps to encourage me on my journey with God”. If I was in the room when Jesus spoke to the Lawyer, what would have been my response to the Lawyer? Well, Karin & Mark- provide “My response to the lawyer”. What would been your response? A new segment is introduced and led by Jeremiah in “A bird’s peck on the book of Proverbs”. Today, Jeremiah reflects in an introduction to the Book of Proverbs. Now, a clergy response to the Lawyer’s question. Fr David’s segment, “Response from the Apostolic Father’s view on the lawyers question”. A teacher’s view is presented by Rebecca in “Why Ask the teacher”. The Voices of Children is produced by Naomi Tadros, and today, she is asking children on “helping my friends”. Antony Mansour leads us on “Steps to Eternal life”. Fr Shenouda Mansour speaks on “on practical understanding of righteousness “ taken from the Book of Leviticus 19. Fr Kyrillos Farag leads a reflection on “Nothing shall separate me from the love of Christ”, taken from Romans 8:38-39. The Bible Reflection is focused on Psalms 119: 137-144. Fr Antony Morgan tells us a discussion on, “Winning the heart of Jesus”. The Desert Fathers is narrated by Carol Akladious taken from the book of the Philokalia, and she continues the journey of St Diadochos of Photiki, on “Spiritual knowledge and Discrimination”.

Title Podcast#:0353 Coptic New Year Special 2020 | 12/09/2020

Coptic New Year Special 2020. Letter from the Prime minister of Australia. Greeting and Congratulation to the Coptic Community. The Gospel Reflection: (Luke 7) , Women of Faith: St. Teckla, Who was John the Baptist? Why is it called the 7 Martyrs (Psalm 119-126) Living the Gospel in a sacret society. Verity of Reflection.  Reflection on Anxiety.

Title Podcast#:0352 “Inner strength, Watch and Pray” | 05/09/2020

A Constant Theme Is Centred Around “Inner strength, Watch and Pray”. There are many participants sharing their reflections on the topic covering the different areas and aspects of prayer, vigil and watchfullness. The Gospel of Matthew 24:3-35, reminds us of the the end of age and the second coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and His words echoes, “Take heed that no one deceives you”. Carol Akladious will tell us about St Anna Simone in the segment, Woman of Faith. George Eskander will shed light on the “fruits of prayer”. The Parable of the Five Wise Virgins and the Five Foolish Virgins will be explained by Fr Moses Ayad. How do parents pray for their children is shared by two different parents, Karin and Mark who both shed light as parents, “a mother’s prayer” and “a father’s prayer”. Florence provides a brief understanding on, “what is prayer”. We also have two high school students, David and Merna telling us about “Praying in time of need”. We have “Voices of Children”, – all expressing why they love their daddy.  The Father’s Day reflection, we have Sarah and her sister Madonna; David Tawadrous; two brothers in primary: Nicholas (5 years old), Noah (10 years old), and Nathaniel (12 years old) in high school; and Naomi Tadros from St Cosman & St Demain in Sydney Australia, delighting us with children aged from 3 to 10. They all tell us why they love their daddy’s. Fr David Elmasri loves to tell us about the Apostolic Fathers. Today, Fr David will reflect for us, “the Apostolic fathers view why we should watch and pray”. Antony Mansour will reflect on, “My inner strength in God”. Fr Kyrillos Farag will delight us with his reflection on “my inner strength is found in God”
Today’s Bible Reflection is on Psalm 119: 121-128. Fr Joshua Tadros will speak to us on, “Be courageous, ask for the virtues for the Kingdom of God. Carol Akladious will narrates the Desert Fathers from the book of the Philokalia, continuing the journey of
St Diadochos of Photiki, on “Spiritual knowledge and Discrimination”. And finally, the Did you know segment.

Title Podcast#:0351 Jesus Knocks At My Door | 29/08/2020

“Jesus knocks at my door – He surely finds me?”. A podcast that challenges us in our hearts and minds, that, God is the one that finds us, not we find God. This Podcast commences with a Gospel on Mark 13:3-37, about the rapture and end of the world. On ‘Woman of Faith’ is produced by Carol Akladious, and she will delight us with the story of St Pelagia. Fr Kyrillos Farag will speak to us on “Jesus, come into my heart”, and this expression is easy, you need to say it with your heart and not with lip service. Did you know that we were carved in the hands of God – God knew us before we were conceived in the womb of our mothers. George Eskander will give a reflection on ‘I carved you in my hands’. We all have a visit by Jesus when He will knock at our door of our hearts. Karin will share with us a reflection on “Jesus knocks at my door – He surely finds me?”. Once Jesus finds me, He looks after me and pastorally and spiritually He looks after me. Here, Mark will leads us on “God cares for me”. Rebecca Kyracious propose three questions on “Seeking God”. The work of the Holy Spirit is a gift of God to us because of God’s love to us. Florence reflects for us on “the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives”. “Following God’s will” is such an important topic led by Antony Mansour for us to consider. Which came first, the egg or the chicken? Well, no different with the same question addressed by Fr David ElMasri on, “The Apostolic fathers view on who found – Man finds God or God finds men”? David & Merna will give us a short reflection on why “God loves me”. Yes, I am like a lost sheep – or better still the prodigal son, and yes, Fr Moses Ayad, will tell us that “Jesus went looking for me” – and he caught me in the fish’s net. In memory of the late Very Rev Fr Makarious Wahab who passed away on Thursday 27 August 2020, a short clip taken from Facebook from a recording he did at a youth group meeting by Zoom on, “try me’. This recording was from 28 March 2020. May God repose his soul. May he Rest In Peace. Condolence is extended to his wife, Tasoni Christine and to his precious family that he left behind and to the Coptic Diocese of Melbourne. The Bible Reflection is on Psalm 119:113- 120. Fr Joshua Tadros reflects to us on, “God calls me as He did with Abraham”. Finally, the Desert Fathers is narrated by Carol Akladious on the journey of St. Diadochos of Photiki, who lived in the Fifth Century. It is read from the Philokalia. Lastly, the “Did you know”.