TO LIVE GOD FROM THE INSIDE
José Antonio Pagola.
Some years ago, the great German theologian, Karl Rahner, dared to affirm that the main and most urgent problem in the church today is her “spiritual mediocrity”. These were his words:… Continue reading
House of Prayer June 2014
Bar Convent Chapel in York circa 1800 Continue reading
If we only occupy ourselves with the immediate goals of greater wellbeing, or if we find ourselves attracted by small dreams and hopes, we run the risk of impoverishing the horizon of our existence, losing our… Continue reading
By José Antonio Pagola.
Jesus is saying goodbye to his disciples. He sees them sad and upset. Soon they won’t have him with them. Who can fill that void? Until now he has been the one who took care of them, defended them from the Scribes and Pharisees, sustained their weak and faltering faith, described for them the truth of God, and initiated them into God’s humanizing project. Continue reading
Weekly Gospel reflection from José Antonio Pagola www.eclesalia.net
José Antonio Pagola.
In our Christian communities we need to live a new experience of Jesus, reviving our relationship with him. We need to put him decisively in the center of our life. We need to move from a Jesus confessed in a routine way, to a Jesus welcomed in a vital way. The Gospel of John gives us some important suggestions when it speaks of the relationship of the sheep with their Shepherd. Continue reading
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WE PRAY WITH THE CHURCH AND THE WORLD
From the words of Pope Francis:
In the consecrated life we live the encounter between the young and the old, between observation and prophecy. Let’s not see these as two opposing realities! Let us rather allow the Holy Spirit to animate both of them, and a sign of this is joy: the joy of observing, of walking within a rule of life; the joy of being led by the Spirit, never unyielding, never closed, always open to the voice of God that speaks, that opens, that leads us and invites us to go towards the horizon. Homily in St. Peter’s 2nd February 2014.