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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

O conciliador

Termino de ler “Após 900 anos”, de Yves Congar, fino estudo sobre o cisma do oriente, escrito, surpresa… nove séculos após a triste data de 1054. 50 more words

The Authority of Tradition

Last week, I gave a fairly strong response to Tobin Grant’s blog post concerning the difference between Episcopalians and Anglicans (short summary:  all members of the Episcopal Church are Anglicans, but not all Anglicans are members of the Episcopal Church).  1,105 more words


Católico e ecumênico são dois adjetivos de origem grega que, se olharmos no dicionário, têm o mesmo significado: universal. Possuem, contudo, matizes distintos.

Católico vem de katá hólos, algo assim como “em ordem à totalidade”, daí que signifique geral, universal.  2,242 more words