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A weekly question of faith answered by Cleveland Catholics. Fr. Damian Ference, Vicar of Evangelization and Mike Hayes Director of Young Adult Ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland co-host with frequent guests from the Diocesan Office who join in the conversation.

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A weekly question of faith answered by Cleveland Catholics. Fr. Damian Ference, Vicar of Evangelization and Mike Hayes Director of Young Adult Ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland co-host with frequent guests from the Diocesan Office who join in the conversation.

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English


Episodes

Do I Need Spiritual Direction, Pastoral Counseling, or Pastoral Care?

2/20/2024
0:23: What is Spiritual Direction? 0:48: Where did Mike get his training for Spiritual Direction? 1:48: How is Spiritual Direction different from Counseling, Pastoral Counseling and Pastoral Care? 3:29: How is this different from a life coach? 4:29: Who's really directing in Spiritual Direction? 6:10: Does God have a secret plan? Or is this in our day to day? 7:33: What's pastoral counseling or pastoral care? 10:00: Is a pastoral counselor a "counselor?" Luke Brown is a good example of a Catholic Counselor in the Cleveland Diocese. 12:17: Most people are in need of a mentor, but maybe not a Spiritual Director or a Counselor. 14:13: Spiritual Directors need spiritual directors. 15:34: We are in a therapeutic age. A bit on confession, family relationships, and social media and isolation. 17:00: Taking counsel with someone. 17:30: Find a good counselor who isn't hostile to your religion. 18:30: Confession is not counseling. 19:48: Immaculate Conception in Madison is our Church Search. 21:45: Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent. Rate and review on Apple Podcast and Spotify and send us Questions of Faith.

Duration:00:25:49

What Are You Celebrating on February 14?

2/13/2024
0:30: Welcome back Fr. Damian, who was out sick this past week. 2:35: Valentine's Day or Ash Wednesday? Mike is clearly making adjustments to celebrate Valentine's Day? 3:15: FD notes Ss. Cyril and Methodius Day as well. 5:20: Notes on the Super Bowl and Taylor Swift. Reference to Cain Park in Cleveland Heights. 6:20: Usher got married? 7:05: People are rooting for people to get married and have a family. 7:35: Dr. Steve Chanderbhan's article on how Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday are not too far apart. 8:40: True love requires sacrifice. 9:00: It's like athletics. 10:20: Be faithful; but go slow. 11:05: God perfects things, not us. 12:35: Mike and his classmate Ed on preaching practice. 14:25: Obviously this isn't about being ok with sin. 14:55: On entrusting a job search to the Holy Spirit. 16:35: Taylor Swift's "The Man" 16:45: Lenten Resolutions? 18:35: Church Search goes to Transfiguration. 20:15: Readings for the First Sunday of Lent. If you have a question: email that to mhayes@dioceseofcleveland.org

Duration:00:22:58

What is the Secret to Engaging Young Adults in the Church?

2/6/2024
Dr. Megan Lowes-Bolin joins Mike for this episode. Dr Lowes-Bolin's new book: Ignite! The Secret to Engaing Young Adults in the Church. Fr. Damian is under the weather! Pray for him! (0:45) Megan teaches at her alma mater, John Carroll University. (1:12) So what is the secret? (1:30) Megan also worked in a number of parishes. (1:55) Who are the people young adults like? And how do we welcome young adults? (2:40) The book is filled with stories of role models and other experiences. (3:20) Who were Megan's role models? (3:30) Parma! Where all good things come from! (4:35) Mom is always a big role model for young people. (5:10) Mom's need help sometimes in bringing up their children. (5:45) Mike's dad taught him liturgy and was a great role model in teaching him the Mass. (7:00) The long term influence of role models. (7:45) What motivates young adults? (10:00) One experience of someone who was motivated by faith. (12:15) How might we encourage young adults to be part of our parish communities? (14:15) Megan's parish supports her well, but she interviewed other people who has different experiences. (15:00) Mike's job is to help provide resources to the parishes who want to support young adult ministry but don't have those resources. (16:10) What are some discouraging factors that drive young adults away? Megan looked at the love languages for ideas. (18:45) During Covid we really had to think about how we generally do ministry. (19:00) A short history of Theology on Tap (20:05) Church Search: Mary Queen of Apostles (21:30) Megan's husband is a great referee, umpire, and golf coach. (23:05) Fr Rob Reidy used to be at Sagrada Familia where Mike is doing field ed. (23:35) Readings for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary time.

Duration:00:26:00

Where Can I Take My Daughter on Retreat?

1/30/2024
Maria Wancata, Lindsay Fullerman, and Desi Gould all join us from the Behold Retreat. 1:00 An Aside on Spiders! 3:15: How did they all join together to collaborate on this retreat and what parts are they playing? 4:00: Desi talks about her passion for Theology of the Body and talks about how we relate to each other as mothers and daughters. 4:55: FD introduced Maria and Lindsay. And Lindsay is excited to talk about the spiritual aspects of being a woman. 6:05: Maria breaks down the retreat schedule: Mind, body, and spirit. Samantha Kelly of Fierce Athlete will be the Keynote. 7:05: The goal is to see the goodness of femininity. 8:00: There's not one kind of femininity. Everyone doesn't have to be like Barbie. 9:00: Who can come? Behold Retreat Saturday, March 2, 2024 10a-4p Lourdes Shrine, Euclid, OH 10:50: Lindsay and Mike both didn't talk much with their own mothers, so the retreat will try to kick start those conversations. 11:45: Some people express themselves in writing better. 12:35: We often get disconnected from our heart and our feelings. 13:50: The grounds at the shrine are great for this. 14:50: Video can be found here 16:20: Church Search goes to Lourdes Shrine in Euclid, OH. Sunday Mass at 8AM and 9:30a 17:50: We reflect on this Sunday's Readings for the 5th Sunday in OT 20:30: The 4th Season of the Chosen is getting set to be released in Theatres! Behold Retreat Saturday, March 2, 2024 10a-4p Lourdes Shrine, Euclid, OH

Duration:00:21:33

Why Catholic Schools?

1/23/2024
It's coming up on Catholic Schools Week so this is an entire podcast on Catholic Schools week. Michael Suso, Director of Marketing for Cleveland Catholic Schools. Fred Roberts, Director of Development for Catholic Education for the Catholic Community Foundation. 0:45: Michael is only 6 months into the job. 1:14: How do we help schools tell their story? Catholic Schools Week is January 28 - February 3 1:50: Fred is Director of Devleopment.... 2:40: How long were we all in Catholic Schools ourselves? 4:00: How do these schools intesect with people's needs? How do they build community? 4:53: Where do we market our Catholic Schools? 5:25: Media buys include.... 6:23: Any Billboards? 6:40: Airport? 7:13: We have some great benefactors. 8:24: Why Catholic Schools? Michael tells us why. 9:50: We educate the whole person. 10:20: Mike's teachers often shared their own faith.... 11:05: Many of our family members have taught in Catholic Schools. 12:00: This year's theme is Rejoice! Here are this year's highlights. 14:17: Fund a dream scholarships. And All Schools Masses. 15:00: Come see Bishop Malesic and FD on Feb 6 at Holy Name High School for their all school Mass. 15:20: We support and educate those who are not Catholic? 16:13: Church Search goes to St. Justin Martyr Parish in Eastlake. 17:40: Readings for the 4th Sunday of OT.

Duration:00:21:06

How Did We Celebrate MLK Weekend in the Diocese of Cleveland?

1/16/2024
(0:40) Sr. Jane Nesmith, Director of the Office of Black Catholics joins us. (1:00) Sr. Jane reviews the past few days of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations in the Diocese of Cleveland. (1:52) Fr. John Judie, from the Archdiocese of Louisville, preached at the Cathedral yesterday. (4:25) We talk about the Diocesan Gospel Choir. (6:14) We debrief the event at St. Dominic's Parish and Phyliss Clipps was their speaker from Sr. Jane's office. There was a lot of dialogue. (10:40) Bishop Malesic gives his priests a book each Christmas. This year it was Priests in Love with God by Archbishop Alfred Hughes. (14:40) This is synodality! (16:30) Why do we have dance at these liturgies? (17:43) The USCCB's Welcoming the Stranger Among Us: Unity in Diversity (18:21) Our experience of culture at World Youth Day. (19:40) Church Search goes to St Adabert Parish. (20:24) What is revival? (22:27) What else is going on at St. Adalbert school? (23:50) Readings for the Third Sunday

Duration:00:25:55

Is It Barbie's World or Ken's World?

1/9/2024
Maria Wancata joins us to talk about The Barbie Movie winning the Golden Globe Award and her and FD did a workshop on the movie at CLE 21:6. 1:35: We recap the movie a bit. And the tension between men and women and who should run the world? 2:40: The unresolved dilemma is that neither work well. 3:25: Review of the creation story and provide some teaching on complimenting each other as men and women. 4:15: One teen asked if boys and girls can be friends? 5:45: Women have some different strength senses. Hearing is one. 6:40: This is the first time FD has a majority of female co-workers. 7:40: Mike relates to this as well. 8:05: The Supreme Court scene in the Barbie movie. 8:50: A youth minister asks about whether the movie bashes men. True? 9:50: Why we engage with culture as Catholics. 10:55: Maria notes that we have to watch movies with our kids too. 12:10: Mike notes: Men have been consistently portrayed as dopes. 13:35: The Dukes of Hazzard and the A-Team comes to mind for FD. 14:15: We gotta talk about it! 14:40: Mike and FD talk about the movie "The Jerk" 15:40: Check out Barbie on Amazon Prime. 16:00: FD is a big Margo Robbie Fan. 16:40: St Dominic's Parish and the Office of Black Catholics have a lot going on for MLK Weekend. Sr Jane Nesmith joins us to recap these events next week. 18:20: Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time. 21:00: New Year's Resolutions on Health. 24:00: Maria will be back on 1/30 to talk about an upcoming retreat for mothers and daughters. 24:25: Believeland retreat is still up for an early bird discount.

Duration:00:25:36

What Did We Learn About Priests From Catholic University?

1/2/2024
WELCOME TO SEASON 2 0:00: We review FD's NPR voice. 1:25: Mike talks about his experience of doing Sports on NPR. 2:22: We talk about 2024 and our looking forward to this for many years. 3:00: We talk about Generations among ourselves. 3:30: The Catholic Project at Catholic U is the subject today . 4:20: Priests and the Orthodoxy range in the study. 5:00: Fr Eric talks about how he sees this play out in inquirers at the seminary. 6:00: FD talks about how St. JPII and Pope Benedict were priests of the 2nd Vatican Council and were looked on as more progressive at one point. 7:19: Liturgical or Theological or Eccesiological? Or all these things? 8:00: Is this the Spirit of reform of Vatican II and a resulting backlash? 9:00: We have a diocesan seminary and Fr. Garris talks about how Priests relate to each other among generations. 9:40: FD notes that it's important to have priest-friends who don't think like you do. 11:00. The Church has everyone in it. 11:24: Mike talks about how Fr. Casey Cole, OFM --speaks about wearing the habit and his experience of working as a Campus Minister in the Gross Anatomy Lab. 13:20: Fr. Eric talks about how he tries not to divide priests into categories. 14:20: The 2nd Vatican Council had to shake itself out and some clarifications needed to be made with the New Catechism. 15:10: Young People want things that last in faith traditions. 15:50: How is this being reflected in Pope Francis' papacy? 17:00: Mike's experience with a priest who was a Catholic radio Broadcaster. 18:14: Some more takes on the new study that gives a small snapshot. 19:00: Fr Eric's experience of a funeral that brought a bunch of people together. 19:44: Church Search does to St. James in Lakewood. 23:28: Readings for Epiphany 24:00: A musical interlude. 24:40: The FOUR Kings? 25:12: A stained glass window of the Magi is explored by FD. To get your question of faith answered by us: Email Mike here

Duration:00:28:41

What Was Your Highlight in 2023?

12/26/2023
Fr. Eric Garris joins us for the year ender podcast. Fr. Damian does this episode in an NPR voice. 1:07: Fr. Garris talks about his highlight at the Seminary with the new seminarians. 2:15: Mike tries to do his highlight in a sportscaster voice (for a bit). 3:42: The old guy still got it. 4:07: FD recaps the Eucharistoc Revival. Tune in to our You Tube Channel 5:27: Do you do New Year's Resolutions? 6:57: FD is moving to the Cathedral rectory. 8:08: On "Public Radio" voices. 10:00: FD talks about the Live Nativity at St. Aloyisius Church. Check out their Facebook page for more: https://www.facebook.com/StAloysiusStAgathaParish 11:50: Readings for the Feast of the Holy Family. 15:00: Will FD continue to do the NPR voice? Happy 2024 from all of us at Question of Faith

Duration:00:16:15

How Do I Stay Connected to Loved Ones When I'm Not Home at Christmastime?

12/19/2023
Christy Cabaniss, Director of Missionary Discipleship is our guest. 0:30: Mike and Christy are new to Cleveland (sorta)... 1:40: FD has almost never missed Christmas. 2:20: FD's going back to Rome during the Christmas season. 2:50: Marion's (Mike's wife) family Christmas Party. 3:25: Christy celebrates Christmas "day" differently. 4:00: On Signing up for Christmas ministries. 4:30: Selling a house during Christmas.... 5:00: How to stay in touch with others when you're away. 5:40: Jackbox games are fun. 6:20: Writing letters, making cards, calls during the holiday. 7:00: Sending old pictures, etc with family 7:40: Sending reminders of home to people. 8:30: Home prepared things are also cool. 9:15: You need not be alone. 9:50: Church Search: Nativity of Our Lord in Akron. 10:50: Readings for both the 4th Sunday of Advent and Christmas Morning. 13:00: FD's love for Sufjan Stevens' Christmas Album. Here is the Sufjan Yule Log. 14:40: WHO should make a Hallmark Movie?

Duration:00:15:27

Is Mary Appearing on Billboards in the Diocese of Cleveland?

12/12/2023
Calla Gill is Our Guest 0:40: Check out our Billboards on our YouTube Channel? 1:00: Mary isn't alone! 1:20: Anthony Van Ardsdale is the artist. 1:50: A bit on the Black Catholic Conference and how this all started. 3:50: Where are these billboards? 4:50: We had to get permission to use this image. 6:10: We're invited to kneel at Christmas ... 7:10: It's a stressful time of the year....and that's the point. 7:40: Beauty often helps people connect to God. 8:10: The "real Guardians." 8:40: Who do the images look like? 14:50: What's this like for Calla to create these? 17:20: This is a playful image 17:50: Fr. Damian's first conversation with Bishop Malesic on these projects. 18:30: Here's something else interesting on these billboards. 19:40: Church Search hit 9 nights on Night prayer churches. St. Ladislas and St. Andrew. 20:00: Fr. Mark Latcovich's Ecumenical Clergy Group. 22:30: Readings for the 3rd Sunday in Lent.

Duration:01:03:54

How Can We Live A Eucharistic Life Outside of Going to Mass and Doing Adoration?

12/5/2023
Christy Cabaniss , Director of Missionary Discipleship joins us. You can watch this podcast on our You Tube Channel now: https://www.youtube.com/@QuestionOfFaith Editor's Note: We likely will only publish select video clips in the future as opposed to the whole show---but chime in on our poll and let us know what you'd like us to do. 0:30: How Can We Live A Eucharistic Life Outside of Going to Mass and Doing Adoration? FD starts us off. 1:20: Tim O'Malley 1:30: Christy comments from the Catechism. 1397 on those who experience poverty. 3:00: We are sent on Mission. 3:30: Fr. Joe Koopman's story of his friend on Mission with St. Theresa of Calcutta. 5:00: Christy notes that the Eucharist strengthens the charity we have. 5:40: There's a whole lot of changing going on. 6:30: God's not out to get us.... 7:00: Salt light and leven as enhancement, not competition. 8:00: The "secret" prayer at offertory that priests and deacons say. 9:00: We need to act as we believe. 10:05: Some folks "horde" Jesus. 10:40: We're Living Tabernacles. 11:20: The body of Christ in 4 different ways. 12:20: Well....not everything....Mike 12:50: "Lord I am not worthy..." 13:10: FD's experience gathering with the Asian Catholic Community. 14:00: Church Search goes to St. Clarence in North Olmstead 14:50: Mike's interview with Neil Kookoothe. 15:10: Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent. 15:50: On the Dukes of Hazzard.... 17:20: Roman traffic laws. 18:00: Mike's "confession" on the right of way. 19:10: Our new promo

Duration:00:19:38

Episode 100 A Retrospective on 100 pods

11/28/2023
It's Podcast #100 FD and Mike look back on a number of Episodes from the past 100 (or so) shows. What have been our favorite episodes? (1:50) On Death and Dying with Tom Pussell from St. Rafael Parish. (3:30) The hysterical Halloween episode with Maria Wancata. (5:20) We became Swifties with Emily Ahlin and talked about religious experiences and the church's authenticty. (7:00) People recognize our voices now! Even in Confession! (14:10) Liturgy questions are popular with Bishop Woost especially. (15:50) We don't do clickbait generally speaking. (16:20) And how has this show been important for FD and Mike and different from other things they've both done in the past? (17:20) Church Search is Our Lady of Guadalupe in Macedonia. (18:20) Readings for the First Sunday of Advent.

Duration:00:20:46

Why Do We Bless Objects?

11/21/2023
Fr Eric Garris joins us. 0:00 We talk a bunch of Thanksgiving... 3:30: Our Question....by the way...Why do we bless objects? 4:15: We make distinctions...what happens when we bless something? 5:00: Sacraments vs. Sacramentals 6:10: The strangest thing FD ever blessed is.... 7:10: We're participating in God's work... 7:35: Fr Eric and hotel rooms.... 8:40: On Liturgical practicum class 9:40: On the ritual itself 10:05: A Penance that Fr. Eric gives.... 10:35: The strangest thing Fr. Eric has ever blessed is..... 11:00: The Blessing for mothers who have suffered miscarriages. 11:50: House blessings and dorm blessings.... 12:00: Do you need Holy Water? 12:50: Fr Damian's progressive meal. 13:30: What are we doing for Thanksgiving? 14:05: On rowdy night... 14:45: On footballs and Wal-Mart 16:00: On Marion's family being giant 16:30: FD's liturgical procession practice. 17:35: On the return from the National Catholic Youth Conference.... 18:10: Church Search: St Francis Xavier in Medina 19:00: On Christy Cabaniss' recent presentations. 20:00: On Mass "enactments" 20:45: Congrats to Lake Catholic Volleyball 21:40: The Young Adult Mass is at the Cathedral on Saturday 11/25 at 4:30PM. 22:15: Readings for the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe 22:55: On FD being cancelled... 23:10: On Shepherds 24:05: On Harambe 24:35: On Mike's reflection on Christ the King 25:20: On Thanksgiving cooks 25:55: On Cooking distinctions

Duration:00:26:38

When Can I Tell Someone That My Friend Is Dying?

11/14/2023
Tom Pussel, Director of Outreach and Evangelization at St. Raphael Parish in Bay Village, OH joins us. (0:30) Tom has a lot of experience with accompanying the dying and their loved ones. (0:40) Tom is also a convert to Catholicism. (2:00) We refer to this news story about Boston Red Sox Pitcher Tim Wakefield and Curt Schilling. (3:30) Tom gives us his experience in how people choose to share sensitive health information. (5:15) Is this a time of sickness or a time of dying? (6:25) FD talks about his parents' experience of dying and that hospice ministry has a role for family. (7:05) The dying person also becomes a teacher. (7:40): Mike took a class called Death and Dying. (9:15) The History of Hospice and FD's Mom's experience of hospice. (11:15) This is the month of praying for the dead. (12:00) The paschal mystery was part of Tom's journey to Catholicism. (14:15) Don't wait too late for Hospice. (14:50) Funeral planners for Clergy. (15:50) Always have death before your eyes. (16:50) Mike's story of the woman on the train to Auschwitz. (18:20) William Shatner's "You're gonna die" song. (19:00) Tom's four step bedside hospice process. (20:30) FD's experience of being at his mom's bedside at death. (21:50) Tom's work at St Raphael which is our church search this week. (23:40) Readings for this coming 33rd Sunday in OT. (25:00) 100th show coming your way soon.

Duration:00:25:35

What Were All Those High School Teens Doing at Cleveland Public Auditorium?

11/7/2023
Francine Costantini and Cari Reagan from the Youth Ministry Office joins us. 1:50 What is Cleveland Public Auditorium? 2:25: Cari Regan talks about Bishop Malesic and the musicians he mentioned that had played at Cleveland Public Auditorium and more of her thoughts. 4:20: When you're part of something bigger.... 5:20: What was the first big Mass that we were part of.... 7:05: Why do High School students usually get together? 7:50: The Ignatius High School guys tied the rally towels... 8:05: Gianna, a high school Senior gave a great reflection. 10:50: Bishop Malesic was very moved by the event. 11:40: Francine had vision....what was it like for her to see this all happen? 13:20: Seeing all different kinds of adults there was also very cool. 17:00: Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin and Elyria Catholic brought their whole body. Also Our Lady of the Elms...was well represented. 17:50: Their closing hymn is the same tune as OL of the Elms' alma mater where they also have goats and chickens. 18:55: Do it again? 19:40: A lot of moving pieces. 20:40: The principal of NDCL had some moving experiences post-Mass, 22:00: We all have to break silos. 22:40: Chica Anyanwu gave a rousing pre-Mass reflection. 23:50: Everyone felt welcomed. Check out CLEYouthMin on Instagram. 24:45: Readings for the 32nd Sunday can be found here. 25:30: The Johnny Cash song: The Man comes around. Check out the video from the Mass: https://vimeo.com/882127903

Duration:00:28:06

What Does Bullying, Gun Violence, the Middle East and Issue One Have in Common?

10/31/2023
Mary Von Carlowicz from the Office of Human Life joins us. 0:45: Mary's office walks people through their entire life's journey? 1:00: Do you vote early? Mike Does! But he's in the minority apparently. 2:50: Fr. Damian is moving from the seminary residence to the chancery. 3:00: Violence is violence in the womb and on the streets. 5:00 Look at Maine this week 5:10: We're talking about a throwaway culture. 5:40: It's easy to just push people away. 7:00: So let's discuss Issue one. There's a lot of misinformation. 7:55: This would enshrine abortion in Ohio. 8:05: It will rescind parental rights and different interpetations of viability. 9:20: Will a doctor solely decide on viability issues now? 11:50: We look to protect the most vulnerable as Christians. 12:30: Often people place productivity over vulnerability. 13:30: What about after a baby is born? Mary's office has all the resources. 17:45: We try to solve our problems too often by killing one another. 18:30: This goes back to Cain and Abel. 18:55: Vote no. This is a moral issue, not a politcal issue and we don't endorse any candidate. 20:13: Nobody ever shares strong opinions with Mary. 20:40 St Peter Parish in North Ridgeville, OH 21:25: The Faith AND Science conference is Saturday. Sign up here. 22:30 Readings for the 31st Sunday are found here.

Duration:00:24:59

Can My Kid Dress As a Priest for Halloween?

10/24/2023
(0:30) Maria Wancata takes up this question with us as we look at dressing up for Halloween? (1:10) FD's story about a young woman who Flannery O'Connor wrote an essay on. (1:55): FD never "played priest" but what did he dress for Halloween as? (2:35) Mike's parents had creative halloween ideas. (3:20) FD's politically incorrect costumes and Maria's costumes. (3:55) Costumes of the 70's and 80"s. (4:35) Mike's Halloween accident. (5:05) The grade school that's next to the seminary dresses up as Saints. (6:15): A little history of Halloween. (7:25) The Dominicans would have this All Saint's Day celebration at Catholic U. (8:00) Mary Queen of Apostles had a similar party here. (8:40) Does FD have an problem with people dressing up as a Priest? (9:20) Does FD need to confess (10:10) Maria's kids will dress up as.... (10:35) Mike's Sully/Miracle costume (10:50) Did you have to have your candy inspected? (11:10) Some folks gave Tracks from churches. (11:25) Do we like candy as adults? (12:40) Mike's older sister took him trick or treating. What did his weird neighbors give out? (13:20) FD: Some gave out pennies! (13:45) Some put a bucket out. (14:05) Some kids are "hoarders" (14:35) Did you ever play a trick? (15:25) Trunk or treat events are going on. (16:25) FD desires healthy food. (16:45) Mischief on Halloween? (17:20) St Clement in Lakewood is the Church Search (18:20) Readings for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary time. (20:40) Are we going to dress up for Halloween?

Duration:00:21:43

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

10/17/2023
(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

Duration:00:19:02

What's the Difference Between a Cathedral, a Basilica and a Shrine?

10/10/2023
(0:20): Administrative Assistant for the Office of Clergy, Christina Harrison joins us. (1:00): So what does Christina do in the chancery? (3:50): Christina's question came up in an RCIA group she led. (5:20) Mike's article on this question on the difference between the Cathedral and the Basilica. (5:50): Don't sit in the Bishop's chair! (6:15): What's a Basilica? (6:50) What's a Shrine? (7:40): Don't you need special permission to have a parish named a Basilica? (8:40): Christina has been to all the Cathedrals and Basilicas in Ohio. (9:40): A bit on Toledo's Cathedral. (11:00) Cincinatti's Cathedral-Basilica of St. Peter in Chains. (11:40): You can be all three things: Cathedral, Basilica and Shrine. (12:40) If a Pope visits it's often named a Basilica. (13:00) The first Catholic Cathedral is in Baltimore and it is all three: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (13:15): Church Search goes to St John Neumann (16:35): Readings for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Duration:00:18:43