16 episodes

Jean Francky Guerrier, SJ, welcomes priests, religious, and laypeople onto the new podcast show, Talking with Francky. By discussing theological topics such as Christology, spiritual direction, the Bible, liturgy, and more, Francky and his guests will help Christians grow in their faith and live out a life filled with mercy, love, and compassion. Each episode highlights in a specific way critical elements of our Christian tradition and mission in contemporary society. Through genuine dialogue inspired by the Holy Spirit, Talking with Francky helps us to discern the call to follow Christ and to work for the kingdom of God on Earth.

Talking with Francky - Catholic Podcast Jean Francky Guerrier

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

Jean Francky Guerrier, SJ, welcomes priests, religious, and laypeople onto the new podcast show, Talking with Francky. By discussing theological topics such as Christology, spiritual direction, the Bible, liturgy, and more, Francky and his guests will help Christians grow in their faith and live out a life filled with mercy, love, and compassion. Each episode highlights in a specific way critical elements of our Christian tradition and mission in contemporary society. Through genuine dialogue inspired by the Holy Spirit, Talking with Francky helps us to discern the call to follow Christ and to work for the kingdom of God on Earth.

    An Approach to Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato Si’

    An Approach to Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato Si’

    Sr. Damien Marie Savino, Ph.D., a Franciscan Sister of the Eucharist and expert on the subject of ecology, discusses some elements of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’. She also explores components of the climate change crisis in order to help us find more effective solutions.

    • 31 min
    Canon Law and the Rights of the Faithful

    Canon Law and the Rights of the Faithful

    Father Michael Rosinski, SJ, a canon lawyer and professor of canon law at Regis College Toronto, talks with Francky about the 1983 Code of Canon Law and how it relates to the teachings which came out of the Second Vatican Council. Father Rosinski discusses the place of canon law in the lives of the faithful and of the Church and addresses crucial topics relating to canon law, such as the rights of the faithful and the crisis of sexual abuse of minors in the Church.

    • 30 min
    For a Better Understanding of the Ecclesial Structure and Governance of the Catholic Church

    For a Better Understanding of the Ecclesial Structure and Governance of the Catholic Church

    His Eminence, Thomas Collins, Cardinal Archbishop of Toronto, unpacks for us the Second Vatican Council’s Decree on the Pastoral Office of Bishops, Christus Dominus. He addresses the question of the ecclesial structure and governance of the Catholic Church and also provides us with some key insights to better understand the relationships between clergy and laity, encouraging both to be witnesses of the Gospel message by responding with authenticity to their different vocations of service in the Church and in the world.

    • 26 min
    Towards a Practice of Ecumenism

    Towards a Practice of Ecumenism

    The theme of ecumenism has always been of interest to Dr. Susan Wood, a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth, who has invested a significant number of years in the ecumenical dialogue, both through her participation in various commissions which promote it and through her numerous writings. In this episode, she explains the meaning of ecumenism in accordance with the Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican and invites us to a kind of “practice of ecumenism” while being aware of the complexities of the process.

    • 17 min
    People of God, Called to Holiness

    People of God, Called to Holiness

    Dr. Josephine Lombardi addresses the ecclesiology of Vatican II and discusses various elements, such as the different models of the Church and the call to holiness of all Christians, members of the Mystical Body of Christ. She also enables us to consider how the Church can better respond to today’s challenges and demonstrates the relationship between the ecclesiology of the Second Vatican Council and the recent papal encyclical, Fratelli Tutti.

    • 19 min
    Vatican II: Fidelity to the Tradition of the Church and Openness to Contemporary Society

    Vatican II: Fidelity to the Tradition of the Church and Openness to Contemporary Society

    As he embarks on a new series of conversations about Vatican II, Deacon Jean Francky Guerrier, SJ, talks with Dr. Margaret Lavin, Professor Emerita at Regis College, Toronto, and author of the book, Vatican II: Fifty Years of Evolution and Revolution in the Catholic Church. Dr. Lavin provides us with an introduction to the main elements of this important council, highlighting the theological and historical contexts and underlining the consequences of its reception.

    • 22 min

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