Question of Faith

What can WE do about the situation in the Middle East?

October 17, 2023 Mike Hayes and Fr. Damian Ference Season 1 Episode 94
Question of Faith
What can WE do about the situation in the Middle East?
Show Notes

(0:00)  Mike and FD discuss Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa's statement on the situation after the Hamas attack on Israel and the subsequent response.

(0:10) Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa's has asked for us to unite with those suffering in the Middle East.

(1:05) Article on Cardinal Pizzabolla's offer to exchange places with the hostages.

(1:50)  Today's Mass on Ignatius of Antioch.

(2:10)   This is Israel's 9/11 and the response has made it more dire.

(2:35):  Cardinal Pizzaballa's thoughts on evacuating Palistinans.

(3:15)  What about Palestian Christians?

(3:30)  What can we do?   Some ideas on prayer.

(4:40): Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa's statement on making 10/17 a day of prayer and fasting.

(5:50)   Lobby to open a corridor.

(6:35):  Bishop Malesic has cancelled his trip to the Holy Land.

(7:10)  We CAN pray for a number of things.

(8:15)   Article from the Tablet on how Catholics can support the Jewish people.

(9:05):  Mike's family members are Jewish.

(9:40): Send white roses to a Synaogue

(10:00):  FD's experience at a wedding when he heard about the attack.

(11:25)   Mike became close friends with a Rabbi during his days in Buffalo.

(12:15)  FD's experience of walking through the Jewish ghetto in Rome.

(13:20)  We read the Hebrew scriptures. 

(13:50)   How do we pray for one another when we are of mixed faiths?

  (14:50)   If you havent been to the Maltz Museum.

(15:00):  Church Search goes to Gesu on the East Side.

(!6:00)  Fr Lukas' video on the Eucharist

(16:30):  Readings for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

(18:15)  Video is coming your way soon.

(18:30)   Questions come to mhayes@dioceseofcleveland.org