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Priests For The Third Millennium

Author : Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan
ISBN : 9781612781181
Genre : Religion
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Archbishop Dolan clearly sets forth what it takes to be a Catholic priest in the Third Millennium. Whether he is stressing the necessity of regular Confession and the need to celebrate daily Mass and say the Liturgy of the Hours or discussing priestly celibacy in frank, realistic terms, he emphasizes true priest identity by presenting a life worth living, a life worth sharing, a life worth offering up to the Father through Christ and in the Holy Spirit. Pastoral, practical, and thoroughly Catholic, Priests for the Third Millennium will renew the joy of being Catholic in the heart of seminarians, priests, and the people they serve.

Ministerial Priesthood In The Third Millennium

Author : Ronald D. Witherup
ISBN : 0814639011
Genre : Religion
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Many Christians struggle to balance the religious and secular elements of Christmas, but the history of the feast shows that this is nothing new. The religious Christmas has changed over the centuries and, contrary to many critics, is thriving today. This brief, accessible account will explain that: The first Christians did not celebrate Christmas at al. The earliest mention of the feast occurs in the fourth century. In the Middle Ages Christmas moved into northern Europe where it became a major winter festival, competing with the pagan Yule. During the sixteenth century some Christians objected to Christmas because they claimed it had no biblical foundation. In England and New England the Puritans made it a crime to celebrate it! The modern secular Christmas arose in the nineteenth century, but the religious Christmas continued to grow in popularity and meshed well with the developing emphasis on Christmas as a day for family and friends. In today's world rampant consumerism threatens the religious Christmas, but it continues not only to survive but to flourish, taking on new life and new forms. By tracing these and other aspects of the religious celebration of Christmas through the centuries, Joseph F. Kelly does much more than provide us with interesting facts. He reassures us that though the religious Christmas may not be in its traditional form, it is indeed alive and well 'and has a bright and promising future. Joseph F. Kelly, PhD, is professor of religious studies at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. He is author of The Origins of Christmas, An Introduction to the New Testament for Catholics, The Collegeville Church History Timeline, The Birth of Jesus According to the Gospels, and The Ecumenical Councils of the Catholic Church, al published by Liturgical Press.

Priesthood In The Third Millenium

Author : John Paul II
ISBN : 0933932715
Genre : Religion
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After The Heart Of God

Author : Julian Porteous
ISBN : 9781589795884
Genre : Religion
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What sort of priest is needed for the third millennium? The cultural and ecclesial landscape has changed so dramatically over the past fifty years. There are new and challenging forces at work influencing the direction of culture, and bearing in on the Church. The priest stands at the intersection of these forces as they play out in the lives of Catholics. Now is the time to consider the identity, character, human reality, pastoral orientation and the spiritual life of priests. Author Julian Porteous does just this in After the Heart of God, also considering new signs of hope emerging in the Church in recent times and looking at the way in which the Church itself has responded to some of the challenges that priests have faced.

Catholicism In The Third Millennium

Author : Thomas P. Rausch
ISBN : 9780814682449
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What is Catholicism? And where is the Catholic Church headed in the third millennium? These two questions provide the structure for Thomas Rausch's Catholicism in the Third Millennium. Here Rausch combines a faithful presentation of the tradition with a critical theological reflection and interpretation of where the Church is today and where it might be moving. Catholicism in the Third Millennium offers an appreciation of the forces and movements that have shaped, and continue to influence, the ongoing change and development of Roman Catholicism. Chief among these is the influence of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) in reshaping Catholicism. This revised edition includes updated text from Rausch's Catholicism at the Dawn of the Third Millennium particularly the final chapter on The Unfinished Agenda" of Vatican II. Each chapter concludes with focus questions developed by Catherine E. Clifford of St. Paul's University, Ottawa. This experience of guided reading provides readers with a broad survey of Roman Catholic faith and practice in its contemporary context. For readers who wish to compare particular passages of this volume with the Catechism of the Catholic Church, an outline is provided in an appendix, with references to the appropriate sections of the Catechism. A second appendix offers a glossary of terms used in the book, while a third appendix lists a number of basic works for further investigation of Catholic faith and life. Chapters are *The Church and the Council, - *Faith and the Believing Community, - *A Visible Church, - *a living Tradition, - *Sacraments and Christian Initiation, - *Christian Life and Discipleship, - *Sin, Forgiveness, and Healing, - *Sexual Morality and Social Justice, - *Prayer and Spirituality, - *The Fullness of Christian Hope, - and *The Unfinished Agenda. - Includes Appendix I: Outlook of Book, with References to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Appendix II: Glossary of Terms, and Appendix III: Basic Reference Works on Catholicism. An Index of Names, and an Index of Subjects are also included. Thomas P. Rausch, SJ, PhD, is professor of theology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He is the author of Catholicism at the Dawn of the Third Millennium, Reconciling Faith and Reason, and editor of the bestselling The College Student's Introduction to Theology published by Liturgical Press. Catherine E. Clifford, PhD, is a professor of theology at St. Paul's University in Ottawa, Ontario. "

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Author : Gereon Goldmann
ISBN : 3830671385
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Mission In The Third Millennium

Author : Robert J Schreiter
ISBN : 9781608331703
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Youth In The Third Millennium

Author : Carlos Miguel Buela
ISBN : 9781933871912
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This book by Father Carlos Miguel Buela (IVE) is directed towards those young people who are the main protagonists and builders of the third millennium. Living in the 21st century is considered both a great gift and a difficult challenge. In these pages, Father Buela writes why being a youth in the third millennium is such an adventure. Amidst the uncertainties and difficulties plaguing young minds, Father Buela encourages youth—equipped with the truths and pillars of the Catholic faith—to live great ideals and experience the beauty and joy of God in the present world. In the midst of turbulent seas, a Captain cries: Duc in Altum! Go into deep waters! Few know what this phrase really means. Those who have been able to understand it know what the secret to true, authentic happiness is: eternity.

I Chose You

Author : Catholic Church. Catholic Bishop's Conference of Nigeria (CBCN)
ISBN : LCCN:2003406023
Genre : Environmental protection
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Author : Gerard Austin
ISBN : 1568541813
Genre : Religion
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Essays from the 25th anniversary of the Catholic University of America's liturgy program. Topics: liturgical homily, ritual studies and pastoral ecumenism.

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