Audio and Oral History

The ‘Catholics on Air’ Collection.

Catholics on Air’ was a weekly radio show that was broadcast on Plains FM. This collection comprises over 50 CDs and 70 cassette tapes. We are progressively digitizing the episodes for long term preservation. Here are a few interviews from ‘Catholics on Air’:

 

  • Catholics on Air piece on Bishop Pompallier from 03 February 2002

 

  • Catholics on Air interview with Sr Pauline O’Regan rsm in July 2001 about her life and experiences.

 

  • Catholics on Air interview with John Adams, who in 2001 was a seminarian about to go on pastoral placement in Timaru

 

  • Catholics on Air interview with Monsignor Barry Jones (later Bishop Barry) about his work with the Maori Community in Christchurch (19 March 2000)

 

  • Catholics on Air interview with Helen Garrity, Human Life International (2000)

 

  • Bishop John Cunneen speaking about the Lenten Season (2000):

 

  • Interview with Patricia Brooks, author of ‘With No Regrets’ a book about the life and death of Fr Vernon Douglas. [follow this link for an education pack about Fr Douglas

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