The Feast of the Sheep

Celebrating the Laity in the Church The Catholic Church is made up of the shepherds and the Sheep of the Clergy and the Laity if you like. After the Second Vatican Council, the role of the laity in the Church has seen a lot of transformation. The lay people have seen their participation in the life of the Church grow from only responses during the celebration of the Sacraments (Passive) to taking part in key decision making bodies in the Church. Many Religious Congregations including the Society of the Divine Word Missionaries, have incorporated a lay group in the religious … Continue reading The Feast of the Sheep

From St. Paul to Pope Francis

  Consecrated Life in 21st Century Brief Historical Overview Christianity has been around in the world for the last 2000 years. We do not know how long it will continue until Jesus returns as he promised (2 Tim 4:1). Here in Africa, Christianity is between 150 and 200 years old depending on which part of Africa you are. Catholicism is one of the major Christian Churches in Africa. When it was first preached, it was presented as a faith based on a lot of Charity. When the missionaries came, the brought with them a lot of goodies from the West. … Continue reading From St. Paul to Pope Francis