Monthly Archives: January 2017

Jump-Start Your Continuing Education

Sadlier Religion is proud to partner with the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL) and the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) to bring you a free new professional development webinar series. Leadership in parishes and Catholic schools will find inspiration and gain knowledge on relevant topics presented by nationally known experts in catechesis and Catholic education.  For more information go to:

http://www.sadlier.com/religion/resources/lifelong-learning-webinars

Church History – The First 300 Years

Fr. Alberto Rodriguez, O.P., will present a ten week series on early Church history. This course is free and open to all. It will begin on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 6-8 pm, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in the parish hall; 3617 Milam Street, Houston, 77002. For more information contact (713) 529-4854.

Nuevo Recurso de RCL

De parte de nuestros amigos de la publicadora RCL viene un nuevo recurso en la forma de una pagina de internet completamente en Espanol donde puedes encontrar oraciones matutinas, reflexiones, oraciones y mucho mas.  Puedes encontrar estos recursos en busquenyvean.com

 

 

Context and theological points at stake in the dispute around the interpretation of Amoris Laetitia

You may have heard something about some of the high-level conversations and disputes taking place within the clergy, including somewhat famously four cardinals, over the interpretation of the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia of Pope Francis that emerged from the two meetings of the synod of bishops on the topic of the family.

The following article sheds a lot of light on what exactly is the nature of that dispute.

The real argument over ‘Amoris’ is an old one over conscience

Sean Cardinal O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston, offers powerful reflection on the dignity of work

At a symposium earlier this month held at the Catholic University of America, Sean Cardinal O’Malley, a member of the special council of cardinals advising Pope Francis, offered a powerful reflection grounded in his own pastoral experience on Catholic Social Teaching and the dignity of work.

https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/distinctly-catholic/lack-just-wages-benefits-threat-human-dignity

Pope Francis speaks of his own periods of spiritual darkness

In a visit to a Roman parish, Pope Francis added himself to a long line in the spiritual tradition of acknowledging periods of spiritual darkness.  His advice is to be patient and continue to pray.

To view more of his conversation with his parishioners in Rome, visit:

Francis: I also walked in the darkness of faith; pray and be patient