Question of Faith

Is it Catholic Culture to Engage with Cancel Culture?

May 31, 2022 Fr. Damian Ference and Mike Hayes Season 1 Episode 26
Question of Faith
Is it Catholic Culture to Engage with Cancel Culture?
Show Notes

Miguel Chavez, Director of Missionary Discipleship joins the conversation on Cancel culture.

(0:35) Miguel had recoved from Covid.

(1:00 - 3:50)   We talk about our experience with understanding what Cancel Culture means.

(3:50-5:25 ) References:   Pope Francis on Cancel Culture, the need for Dialogue, Dangers in Social Media.

(5:25 -6:20) Thomas Aquinas on laying our arguments via dialogue. 

(6:25- 7:25)   Fr. D talks about "Admonish the Sinner" vs. "Scapegoating."

(7:25-7:40) Fr Mike Schmitz on Cancel Culture

(7:40 -8:40)   Do I reject people whose ideas are contrary to mine or do I stay  in relationship?

(8:45 - 13:20 )  Miguel and Mike point out the importance of listening and how many people have a mistaken notion of the synod.

(13:20 -14:30)   Fr. D notes that when we listen we enter into the Paschal Mystery and learning from our mistakes and our experience of mercy.

(14:30- 14:55) Miguel talks about accompanying others. 

15:00 - 15:55  Forgiveness vs. Reconciliation

16:00 - 16:55   Ariel Castro and Michelle Knight's forgiveness of him for kidnapping her.  Here's a youtube interview with Michelle.

17:00 - 19:05 Mike's car accident and his forgiveness of a 10 second mistake.

19:05 - 19:20   The Golden would you want to be treated?

19:25 - 20:05   You can't give mercy if you haven't received it.

20:05 - 21:25 Church Search goes to Blessed Trinity in Akron

21:25-21:50 Readings for Pentecost can be found here and here's a lovely lyric video on the Pentecost Sequence.

21:50- 23:00    Miguel offers his image of the Holy Spirit.