Daily Archives: 12 September 2005

Lay People Getting a Congregation?

John Thavis at CNS speculated a few days ago: It took Pope John Paul more than 10 years to devise a mini-reform of the Roman Curia. The expectation is that Pope Benedict may work faster and more substantially, combining some … Continue reading

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AA 4, Part 2: Goals in the Life of the Laity, Listed

Start with a list. Lists are good. Such a life requires a continual exercise of faith, hope, and charity. Only by the light of faith and by meditation on the word of God can one always and everywhere … (Four … Continue reading

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AA 4, Part One

AA4 takes a little time to digest. It sums up the first chapter which looks at the vocation of the laity. Starting with this baby bite: Since Christ, sent by the Father, is the source and origin of the whole … Continue reading

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Why Read the Church Fathers?

The following is by the Very Rev. John Breck, an Orthodox priest who writes the online column, “Life in Christ.” Fr Breck reminds me of Fr Georges Florovsky’s claim, “This theology could only be ‘preached,’ or ‘proclaimed,’ and not be … Continue reading

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