September 29, 2008
The Synod on the Word of God is truly a monumental event for the church. Now that the final agenda for the synod is available with the publication in May of its working document (called in Latin an instrumentum laboris, IL), it is useful to consider how the agenda can help implement the church&
Communicating God's presence through preaching and proclamation
In writing this short reflection on lectio divina in relationship to the coming Synod of Bishops. I was again forcefully reminded of the great watershed that the Second Vatican Council has been for Roman Catholics and for all other Christian churches. For 400 years following the Counter-Reformation,
Reflections for the 2008 General Synod of Bishops
Scriptural understanding has flourished since Vatican II, but challenges remain.