Download PDF by Kevin Kelly: 50 Years Receiving Vatican II. A Personal Odyssey

By Kevin Kelly

ISBN-10: 1856077772

ISBN-13: 9781856077774

Vatican II isn't really earlier historical past yet a treasure for us this day. It has placed humans again on the centre of the Church's instructing and pastoral ministry. studying what this implies in lifestyle has been a problem to Liverpool priest Kevin Kelly, for the full of his greater than fifty years in parish ministry and as an ethical theologian. This choice of his writings, outdated and new, tells the tale of his fight to be trustworthy to the spirit of Vatican II, studying from event and discerning the decision of God's Spirit in people's lives. 2012 is the fiftieth anniversary of the hole of Vatican II. Many at the present time are involved that the Church is wasting contact with the Vatican II schedule. This booklet reminds us that the duty of receiving Vatican II is much from whole. one of many themes lined are: classes from the 1980 nationwide Pastoral Congress; imaginative and prescient and Spirituality of a Vatican II parish; Being parish priest in a shared Catholic-Anglican church; Spirituality of Homosexual...

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That has implications for the respect due to the Magisterium in the Church. However, that is a topic which will dealt with more thoroughly later in this collection. In a number of my writings, I have asked readers to add the phrase ‘I may be wrong but …’ to every personal judgement I make. That is not just a ‘get out’ clause! But neither is it because I believe that my judgement might well be wrong! In fact, I believe, usually very profoundly, that what I say is true. Yet, I recognize my personal limitations.

My sabbatical ended with a thirty-day Ignatian retreat at Dollymount in Dublin. One unforgettable insight from that retreat was to do with the will of God. I have always been attracted to the spirituality of Charles de Foucault and continue to recite daily his well-known ‘Prayer of Abandonment’. It came home very powerfully to me during this retreat that to pray ‘Father, I abandon myself into your hands’ lacks any real credibility if, in fact, I am not prepared to exercise my will. It is to give God nothing.

Along with the other members of the Upholland Northern Institute, between 1975 and 1980 we shared in the experience of introducing the riches of Vatican II to priests and laity in the north of England, a steep learning curve for ourselves and all concerned – a truly inspirational experience. Deirdre’s powerful painting captures very vividly the excitement and hopes of the new life generated in the Church through the Spirit-inspired Vatican II experience. It suggests the inextinguishable fire of the Holy Spirit blazing out anew from the inner depths of the Church after Vatican II, a fire bringing warmth and life to everything touched by its flame; also a purifying fire capable of melting the hearts of any resisting the reception of the Sprit-inspired post-Vatican II renewal.

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