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This Catholic Life Podcast

Jul 2019

New in Town - S01 EP1

Show Notes:

Hosts:  Peter Holmes & Renee Kohler

Guest:  Rian "Box" Galliott




In this episode…

• Introducing the hosts and guest

• Why do this podcast?

• The experience of being New to something

• Being New in a country, city or place

• Aussie accents, and other Aussie accents.

• Being New to a job/workplace

• Being New to a team

• Being New to a parish

• Being New to the Catholic faith

• One minute wonder

• Tolkien vs Lewis on Mythology

• Transhumanism, fractal geometry and the human brain

• Yesterday (rediscovering the Beatles)


Links and Resources:

Correction: ethos and ethnos are different Greek words. Ethos means habits and philosophy of a place and ethnos refers to a nation, particularly nations other than one’s own.

St Phillip Neri  is the priest who insisted on not taking ourselves seriously, and being silly to shake people out of a too serious piety.

Albert the Great did indeed have the nickname “Boots” due to his insistence on walking everywhere.


From the shout-outs:

Matthew Tan’s blog is -


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