Daily Archives: 22 September 2005

What is Lay Spirituality?

I hope that you’ve been reading Todd’s commentary on Apostolicam Actuositatem. Towards the end of the first chapter, the decree tells us that “the spiritual life of the laity should take its particular character from their married or family state … Continue reading

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AA 7: The Progressive Lay Apostolate

The lay apostolate, according to AA7, is progressive, meaning that the aim is no less than a continual improvement in the status quo: God’s plan for the world is that men should work together to renew and constantly perfect the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Identifying Pathologies

Not everybody agrees with me on this. But yesterday’s report on Philadelphia priest sex abusers plus some commentary on the abusers who circumvented “orientation purity” of archdiocesan seminarians post-1988 probably supports my theory. 1. People who molest children or seduce … Continue reading

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