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Tempering our good tidings

It’s time for that seasonal staple known as the holiday letter, a tradition that, as a recipient, fills me with a mixture of dread and delight. 752 more words

Contemplative Living

Pope Francis, Yves Congar, & True Reform: An Interview with Austen Ivereigh

Ivereigh offers some perspective on what Pope Francis is doing and why.

Yves Congar is a fascinating figure in twentieth century Catholic theology and thought. His ideas were censured and censored at one time by the Church, but then became accepted and were highly influential at Vatican II (perhaps the single most informative influence at the council). 198 more words

Church History

Yves Congar Writes to Karl Rahner as Thomas Aquinas

Yes! Yves Congar wrote a letter to Karl Rahner as St. Thomas Aquinas. It was called Loving Openness to Truth: A Letter from Thomas Aquinas to Karl Rahner… 554 more words

Vatican II

My Faith: A Journey and Mission

Friends of Padre Steve’s World

Today I am writing because a couple of days ago I celebrated the nineteenth anniversary of my ordination to the Priesthood. 1,645 more words


Enter by the narrow gate

Matthew 7: 6, 12-14                          Tuesday 23rd June 2015

To fully appreciate today’s gospel you need to understand the significance in biblical times of pearls, the attitudes people had towards pigs and dogs, and what narrow and wide gates meant to them. 1,372 more words

Congar: Diversity and Divisions

In 1961, a year before Vatican II opened, Fr. Yves Congar gave a lecture on diversity and divisions within the Church that is still worth reading and pondering. 10 more words

Foundations In Ecclesiology

Why Study God? Theology, Books, Personal Conversion, and Self-Understanding

I taught my first undergraduate theology course this past fall. Near the end of the semester, a student noted that while teaching, I always seemed to be mentioning books or theologians :-) Guilty as charged. 1,579 more words

My Life On The Way