New PDF release: 50 Years Receiving Vatican II. A Personal Odyssey

By Kevin Kelly

ISBN-10: 1856077772

ISBN-13: 9781856077774

Vatican II isn't earlier heritage yet a treasure for us this day. It has placed humans again on the centre of the Church's educating and pastoral ministry. studying what this implies in way of life has been a problem to Liverpool priest Kevin Kelly, for the complete of his greater than fifty years in parish ministry and as an ethical theologian. This choice of his writings, outdated and new, tells the tale of his fight to be trustworthy to the spirit of Vatican II, studying from adventure and discerning the decision of God's Spirit in people's lives. 2012 is the fiftieth anniversary of the hole of Vatican II. Many at the present time are involved that the Church is wasting contact with the Vatican II time table. This ebook reminds us that the duty of receiving Vatican II is way from entire. among the issues lined are: classes from the 1980 nationwide Pastoral Congress; imaginative and prescient and Spirituality of a Vatican II parish; Being parish priest in a shared Catholic-Anglican church; Spirituality of Homosexual...

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Html Other Abbreviations CDF Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith UNI Upholland Northern Institute ICEL International Commission for English in the Liturgy CDW Congregation for Divine Worship EE Ecclesia de Eucharistia Encyclical on the Eucharist in its Relationship to the Church FOREWORD Vatican II opened on 11 October 1962. I had been ordained as a priest four years previously in 1958. Hence, ‘receiving Vatican II’ has been a major inspiration for most of my fifty-four years of service in the ministerial priesthood.

Two separate blocks of two months were spent as a Fellow of St Edmund’s House, Cambridge. To broaden the learning experience, I asked a scientist friend to recommend a nontheology book which might open my mind to new horizons. His suggestion, Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (University of Chicago Press, 1962), blew my mind. Kuhn’s analysis of ‘paradigms’ of knowledge enabled me to make sense of the changed approach to the theology of marriage found in Vatican II. It gave a solid basis to my book, Divorced and Second Marriage (Collins, London, 1982).

Do it Yourself’ Moral Theology 13. Live Simply: Being True to our Togetherness 14. Two-Minute Talk at a Liverpool Public Rally, Protesting against Government Cuts 15. Saints or Sinners? Towards a Spirituality of Growth out of Sin Jack Mahoney SJ, ‘Christianity in Evolution’ An online book review 16. I Believe in a Sinful Church 17. The Gift of General Absolution 18. Pastoral Care of the Divorced and Remarried 19. Can Marriage Breakdown be a Death-Resurrection Experience? 20. Is there a link between Sex Abuse and Systemic God Abuse in the Church?

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