Daily Archives: 16 March 2022

Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us 124-126: Key Parish Roles

As we look into that ministry plan for adult formation in Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us paragraphs 124 through 153 look at key roles in the parish–people in positions that will make the effort fruitful. The bishops stress the … Continue reading

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Spe Salvi 14: The Social Character of Hope

We continue exploring with Pope Benedict XVI the question, Is Christian hope individualistic?┬áToday, as was true in paragraph 13, we are assisted by the Jesuit Henri de Lubac: 14. Against this, drawing upon the vast range of patristic theology, de … Continue reading

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Over 6%

Just to bring home an illustration of the war in Ukraine, 3 million refugees are on the road according to the UN. As a percentage of the population transferred to the country most of us readers know best, that’s about … Continue reading

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