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 rule...how 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.