Daily Archives: 27 March 2022

Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us 160-163: Diocesan Plan and Strategy

The US Bishops’ second objective for dioceses advocates “a clear strategy for developing parish adult faith formation leaders, teams, and catechists.” Nothing greatly specific is given; the document Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us acknowledges “the specifics of strategies will … Continue reading

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Spe Salvi 20: Hope in the Modern Age, Engels and Marx

As we move into the 1800s, Pope Benedict XVI offers his view of the emergence of and attraction to communism in his analysis of (t)he transformation of Christian faith-hope in the modern age. The 1% devised a new form of … Continue reading

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Target Audience

For parishes not celebrating the second scrutiny, keep in mind there was a target audience for Jesus’ wonderful parable in today’s Gospel: (T)he Pharisees and scribes began to complain, saying, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So to … Continue reading

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