October Newsletter 2019: Catholic Answers Tour, Paul J Kim and John Pridmore.. It has been another packed month at Parousia!
“A church that understands itself as possessing the fullness of the means of grace must yearn for the fullness of the manifestation of that grace.”
I found this to be a rather challenging statement by Sherry Weddell in her book Forming Intentional Disciples. It is challenging because many of our parishes seem to have accepted a lack of manifestation of that grace, rather than its fullness, as the normal way of being.
The Narrow Gate Post: Kanye Follow Jesus? Is Kanye West the most powerful Christian voice in the world right now? I never thought I’d ask that!
The Narrow Gate: Charbel Raish’s Parousia and Harvest Journeys Pilgrimage Experience Part 3 – Lourdes
Featured Speaker: John Pridmore | Jesus My Saviour – Shalom TV video
Last month I was privileged enough to be on a two week pilgrimage with Deacon Harold Burke – Sivers and Harvest Journeys to Portugal, Spain and France. This was the first pilgrimage not just for me but also for Parousia as we have launched the first of hopefully many pilgrimages in conjunction with harvest journeys.
In my previous Narrow Gate article, I wrote that it was through the Church that I encountered the living God. I encountered Jesus Christ as a real person.
The reality of Christ’s presence in the Eucharist, as Saint Teresa so beautifully reminds us, is at the heart and soul of what it means to be Catholic.
Cultural hegemony probably wasn’t the first thing most people thought of when they heard about the dismissal of Cardinal Pell’s appeal. But we’ve got to think about it now.