Primacies - Genuinely, I don't know what to think about one feature of the Bergoglio papacy: its down-playing of local primacies. Sees which seemed regularly entitled ...
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|The first principle of the Ordinariate is then about Christian unity. St. Basil the Great, the Church’s greatest ecumenist, literally expended his life on the work of building bridges between orthodox brethren who shared a common faith, but who had become separated from one another in a Church badly fragmented by heresy and controversy. He taught that the work of Christian unity requires deliberate and ceaseless effort...St. Basil often talked with yearning about the archaia agape, the ancient love of the apostolic community, so rarely seen in the Church of his day. This love, he taught, is a visible sign that the Holy Spirit is indeed present and active, and it is absolutely essential for the health of the Church.|
- Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson, Homily on the Occasion of his Formal Institution as Ordinary
Must have been a bust or we'd have gotten a report and some pictures!ReplyDelete
I don't feel the love from Georgia or too many other places. If I was part of a group I'd be making reports every time something was going on. Looks to me like every one is just sitting and waiting. Aren't any of these groups having classes or prayer (besides Evensong) or car washes and bake sales to raise money? Do I hear the words "dead on the vine"?