Diocesan Archivist Emily Ahlin joins Mike and Fr. Damian for this week's discussion. Emily was a Focus Missionary at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvannia before coming to the Diocese of Cleveland.
0:50: Our ad for open positions in the diocese, featuring our colleague Dene Hummon.
1:00: What is a Focus Missionary?
2:00: Mike makes a reference to the Gross Anatomy Lab at the Medical School where he served as a chaplain at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
3:30: Missionaries and Campus Ministers often face rejection.
7:00: Why don't many college students go to Mass? Mike's results from his unscientific experiment.
10:00: How do we talk about faith with people that we meet outside of work?
11:00 Mike and Emily often have to explain what it means to work in lay ministry and administration in the Catholic Church.
12:00: But every encounter is an opportunity.
14:00: Emily talks about drawing people into the church.
15:00 : Mike talks about the "Plus 1 Mass" that they created at Canisius College.
16:00: Pope Francis' invitation to people alienated from the church...read the Acts of the Apostles.
18:00: Who are we most surprised by when we get an acceptance of our invitations?
19:30: Fr. Damian talks about the importance of praying for people who we try to evangelize.
21:10: St. Augustine Parish in Tremont.
22:00: Gospel for the 6th Sunday of Easter.