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

By Kevin Kelly

Vatican II isn't prior historical past yet a treasure for us at the present time. It has placed humans again on the centre of the Church's educating 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, previous and new, tells the tale of his fight to be devoted to the spirit of Vatican II, studying from adventure and discerning the decision of God's Spirit in people's lives. 2012 is the fiftieth anniversary of the hole of Vatican II. Many this present day are involved that the Church is wasting contact with the Vatican II schedule. This e-book reminds us that the duty of receiving Vatican II is much from whole. one of the subject matters 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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My interest in this field was stimulated by my tutor, Cornelius Williams OP, an Irish Dominican who became a close friend. Though not a brilliant lecturer, our paths crossed at just the right moment. He also introduced me to the writings of his predecessor, Thomas Deman, a French Dominican who died in his early forties, but not before producing some magnificent writing on prudence and conscience. Although I never met Deman, his writings have inspired much of my later writings and practice. My two years of Canon Law at the Gregorianum University in Rome were far from inspirational.

Moreover, there was no suggestion that the views and personal experience of the present or future confessors reading these texts carried any weight. As for penitents, their opinions did not enter into the equation. When Michael Richards asked me to take over the ‘Questions and Answers’ column, my reaction was that a totally different approach was needed for our post-Vatican II age. Consequently, I wrote an introductory article entitled, ‘Doit-yourself moral theology’ (The Clergy Review, 1970, pp.

In the words of Enda McDonagh, we are living in ‘a time of AIDS’. I finished my book on a challenging and hopeful note: Many individuals living with HIV/AIDS experience a conversion to living more fully and with more commitment to what life is all about. Our human family is now living with HIV/AIDS. Will that experience turn out to be a conversion experience for us? … Theologically, I would suggest, our world is faced with a redemptive moment. If that is not a challenge to Christians and Christian Churches, what is?

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