In our time, the challenges faced by all who are involved with serving the Church, as she is present in the Catholic College community, can be understood within a broader contextual challenge facing the whole Church, what the Fathers of the Second Vatican Council called the “separation between faith and life.” This separation was specifically addressed in their document on the Mission of the Church in the Modern World (Gaudium et Spes).2 All too often, there is a disconnect between the faith many Catholics profess and the way they live their daily lives. Western culture would not be in the current state of moral decline if Catholics understood and lived their Christian faith in an integrated manner, informing every aspect of their human experience and social participation with the principles and practices which flow from that faith...
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
The Catholic College
TCRnews.com - Deacon Keith A. Fournier