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Deliver the Word of God to every house and every Eastern Christian person in Australia through the radio medium in both the Arabic and English languages.

* Deliver the liturgical, spiritual and social education in accordance with the traditions and culture of the Eastern Rites.

* Attend to the social and ecumenical needs of the Eastern Christian communities in Australia through open and honest dialogue on contemporary and communal needs.

* Provide an “on the ground” support strategy to follow up on program discussions, including issues and community cases, which arise as a result of these programs.

* Serve Eastern Churches through direct participation.

* Provide educational, social and spiritual programs in both Arabic and English and to all age groups.

* Work closely with mainstream government agencies to provide awareness and develop support strategies.

* Work on reducing the generation and social gap in the community through education, awareness and support strategies.

Daily Quote

  • "I'm not suggesting that we have the power to heal physical conditions with our human fingers. But I do believe there's a healing of the spirit that takes place when we touch others. There's a comfort that can't be found anywhere else but in a touch or a hug. Somehow, God's love and power is shared with others through the simplicity of our physical touch."—Amy NappaⒸ 1996-2019 Heartlight, Inc. This material may not be reproduced in part or whole for commercial use without written consent.

Saint of the Day

  • The feast of Our Lady of Sorrows commemorates the seven great sorrows which Mary lived in relation to Her Son, as they are recorded in the Gospels or through Tradition. Today we are invited to reflect on Mary's deep suffering:1. At the prophecy of Simeon: "You yourself shall be pierced with a sword - so that the thoughts of many hearts may be laid bare." (Luke 2:35).2. At the flight into Egypt; "Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt." (Mt 2:13).3. Having lost the Holy Child at Jerusalem; "You see that your father and I have been searching for you in sorrow." (Luke 2:48).4. Meeting Jesus on his way to Calvary; 5. Standing at the foot of the Cross; "Near the cross of Jesus there stood His mother." (John 19:25).6. Jesus being taken from the Cross; 7. At the burial of Christ.Prior to the Second Vatican Council, there were two feasts devoted to the sorrows of Mary. The first feast was insitituted in Cologne in 1413 as an expiation for the sins of the iconoclast Hussites.  The second is attributed to the Servite order whose principal devotion are the Seven Sorrows.  It was institued in 1668, though the devotion had been in existence since 1239 - five years after the founding of the order.

Daily Reading - Maronite