Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on November 4, 2019
4:00 – What is the Female Diaconate?
The Final Document of the Amazon Synod has brought the issue of the female diaconate back to the forefront. Many people don’t realize that there actually is a history of a female diaconate in the Church – but the key question is what exactly that diaconate was. We look at the history of female deacons and the role of women in the early Church with Monica Miller.
5:00 – Understanding Gender Ideology: Making a Positive
It’s only been a few years since TIME magazine declared the Transgender movement to be the next great Civil Rights movement and the issue has sparked conversation and confusion. How can Catholics elicit a positive response when discussing gender and human sexuality? We’ll talk about it with Dr Daniel Keating, who is presenting on the topic this week.
5:20 – Spiritual Care for the Dying
What happens to a person at the end of their life? What do they go through as they prepare to leave this earth? Kathy Kalina has served as a hopsice nurse for more than 30 years and has been with countless people in their final hours. She joins us with a look at how the power of prayer can be a guide in ministering to a dying person and how people prepare to leave this earth.