“No despair of ours can alter the reality of things nor stain the joy of the cosmic dance, which is always there.” -Thomas Merton The document on the Church in the modern world presents an outwardly looking focus for us as Christians. It ended one hundred and fifty years of not looking at the world evolving […]
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The Second Vatican Council’s third major category is called ‘Revelation‘. Not only through scripture but also through tradition and history. In the documents, there is an emphasis on scripture. The Latin rite history was less accustomed to placing emphasis on scripture than on canon law. Revelations, if you think about it is God speaking to […]
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We’re calling this year’s theme “Old and New: An Evolving Faith.” The term “evolution” may be challenging for some Christians who believe that science and the Bible contradict each other. We’ll look more closely at the Bible (and how Jesus interpreted it) next week, and later this year we’ll focus on…
Let’s face it: All too often, our quest for discipleship and creating a missional church is a succession of hassles. There’s an endless stream of frustrations, inconveniences, complications, disappointments, and potential disasters lurking in most of our daily experiences in re-missioning and creating discipleship. We all have our ‘preferred’ methodology for creating discipleship and a […]
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by Roberto J. De La Noval “There is no doubt that on this point we are faced with a profound evolution of dogma.” These are the words of Pope Benedict XVI, from… 1,203 more words
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DOGMATIC CONSTITUTION ON THE CHURCH: LUMEN GENTIUM. “Thus, the Church has been seen as ‘a people made one with the unity of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.'(4*).” Many scholars believe this document, Lumen Gentium (Light for the Nations) is likely one of the most important. Christ is light for all the nations, […]
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