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The Year of Mercy: Going Back to the Basic Gospel MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - September 29, 2015 ... in his madness, to that profundity and that distance. There is in fact no limit to human fallenness, either. And the Lord descends into Hades, to the very depths of human sin, and there is no terrible, vile, and heinous sin that man has done to which Christ has not reached, which Christ has not touched, which Christ has not taken upon Himself. There is no abomination that Christ has not experienced through His crucifixion and His descent into Hades. It is precisely because He experienced this, ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2015/09/the-year-of-mercy-going-back-to-basic.html
Ecumenism in the 21st Century: Can We Really Be One? EYES ON HEAVEN - August 31, 2015 ... Progress Yes, the challenges are real, but progress is real too. Many theological and pastoral steps toward greater unity have been achieved. The Catholics and Lutherans released a joint declaration on the doctrine of justification in 1999, almost 400 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation. While numerous differences remain, we have reached agreement on one of the major issues that caused the original split. The World Methodist Council, representing 80 Methodist denominations ...http://eyesonheaven.net/ecumenism-in-the-21st-century-can-we-really-be-one/
Scripture, the Gospel, Orthodoxy and Evangelism MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - July 22, 2015 ... significance for the Church, which claims to be orthodox. It is with the meaning of "orthodox" as "right belief," however, that I am going to be concerned here. If one cannot defend the principle of orthodoxy, as right belief, in Christianity (that which the orthodox Churches claim for themselves), then the other issues, concerning ecclesial self-designation and relationship to other ecclesial bodies, become arbitrary and meaningless. But what is this ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2015/07/scripture-gospel-orthodoxy-and.html
The Catholic Chaldean Patriarch Offers to Step Down in Favour of a United Church of the East Which Would Be Independent MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - July 14, 2015 Chaldean Patriarch gambles on re-establishing "Church of the East" Louis Raphael suggests ditching the heads of the three ecclesial communities that derive from this ancient institution, so that they may enter into communion once again and deal with emergencies together Gianni Valente Rome 25 June 2015 http://vaticaninsider.lastampa.it/en/world-news/detail/articolo/sako-41976/ He didn't shout it about but the proposal made by Patriarch Louis Raphael, Primate of the ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2015/07/chaldean-patriarch-gambles-on-re.html
"Missionaries of the Ordinary" THE WORD FOR THE WORLD - July 11, 2015 ... ecclesial because it is also the responsibility of the community to bring the message of Jesus to the world. In sending the Twelve Jesus empowered them with divine authority over the evil one. The mission was not about themselves! Deep within, they were given the inner strength and divine force to carry out the mission. If may sound a little bit odd to hear Jesus summoning them with instructions that may not appeal practical at all, at least in the present ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/KJEIY/~3/x6th2MjR_tU/missionaries-od-ordinary.html
The Beauty of Holiness, a Homily by the Archbishop of Canterbury; The Story of His Conversion, and Life in the Holy Spir MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - July 8, 2015 ... Orthodox and Evangelicals are truly brothers and sisters who must pray together and do as much together as possible, offering to the world the witness of our common Christian experience. At the same time, we shall have to show in this article that there is another dimension perhaps several but with a common root, to Christianity, and hence to personal conversion, that Evangelicals are unaware of, which is why there is still a serious division. There will be Catholics and Orthodox who will call ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2015/07/the-beauty-of-holiness-homily-by.html