Robert P. Imbelli, a priest of the Archdiocese of New York, taught theology for 30 years at Boston College. Audio recordings of his lectures, “Christic Imagination: How Christ Transforms Us,” have recently been released by Now You Know Media.
The Christian of the future, as Karl Rahner, S.J. once suggested, will be one who has experienced a life-changing encounter with the living Jesus Christ.
Our shared faith in Christ is a precious inheritance that can by no means be taken for granted but must be re-appropriated ever anew.
Holiness is incumbent upon all, but we also must strive to embrace the challenge to reappropriate the language of the evangelical counsels, now recast as evangelical imperatives.
Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation, “Amoris Laetita," presents, at considerable length, his reflections and discernment based upon the two synods devoted to the Catholic understanding of marriage and family life.It is clear, even from a first reading, how closely the pope has ente