“LET’S TALK ABOUT WHAT MATTERS.” – Q&A in the Crypt 2017

  •  3 September 2017
     11:30AM - 1:00PM
  •  24 September 2017
     11:30AM - 1:00PM
  •  1 October 2017
     12:30PM - 2:00PM
  •  22 October 2017
     12:30PM - 2:00PM

The Crypt, St Patrick’s Church, Grosvenor Street, Sydney
1.30—3.00pm (Doors open 1.00pm)

3rd September: Pluralism – Why can’t They be more like Me?

Captain Mona Shindy is currently a Director at the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies at the Australian Defence College. She was 2015 Telstra Business Woman of the Year.

Rev Peter Kurti is a Research Fellow in the Religion & Civil Society program at the Centre for Independent Studies. He is an ordained minister in the Anglican Church who has served in both England and Australia.

MC Denise Playoust.

24th September: Social Media – A force for good?

Professor Gerard Goggin, Chair of Department in Media & Communications at University of Sydney.

Cecilia Hilder, who is completing a PhD on the digital practices of young people and Australian youth led activist organisations at the Institute for Culture & Society at Western Sydney University.

MC Philippa McDonald.

1st October: Pornography: Who does it harm?

Rev Fr John Baron op. Dr Baron is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist working in private practice

MC Geraldine Doogue.

22nd October: Finding the Courage to make a Difference.

Fr Frank Brennan sj AO, Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Social Services Australia.

Alpha Cheng, 2017 ACT Young Australian of the Year Finalist. High School Teacher. Multiculturalism & Diversity Advocate. Son of Curtis Cheng tragically shot by a 15 year old extremist outside NSW Police Headquarters Parramatta.

MC Margaret Goggin.


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The Crypt
St Patrick’s Church
20 Gosvenor Street The Rocks
Sydney NSW 2000

Enter the Crypt via a gate east of the Church entrance (a few metres down the hill in Grosvenor St).