The Human Virtues Series with Australia's Bishops
Published: Tuesday 19th August 2014
The Human Virtues Series is an opportunity to engage the heroic imagination and ask ourselves what can we do if we wish to be men and women of integrity who make a difference in our world.
Beginning with live music, this is an invitation to listen to and ask questions of our bishops, the primary teachers within the Church.
At each event, a Bishop will offer their insights into one of the cardinal virtues and will then engage in a Q&A. The four cardinal virtues necessary for living a good life were first outlined by Plato in “The Republic” and then explored in the context of Christianity by Saints Ambrose, Augustine and Thomas Aquinas.
This series invites us to ask how these virtues relate to us in the modern world.
Brisbane with Archbishop Mark Coleridge
Wednesday 20 August starting with a 12pm Mass in the Chapel
followed by a talk on the Deck
Ballarat with Bishop Paul Bird
Monday 25 August starting 1pm in the Torney Room
Strathfield with Bishop Peter Comensoli
Tuesday 26 August starting with a 12pm Mass in the Chapel followed by a 1pm talk in the Function Room.
Canberra with Archbishop Christopher Prowse
Tuesday 2 September starting 6:30pm for a 7:30pm talk at King O'Malley's Irish Pub.
North Sydney with Bishop Terry Brady
Wednesday 17 September starting with a 12pm Mass in the Chapel followed by a 1pm talk in the Cafeteria.
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