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Nothing in the official #Synod2018 documents seems to pass the sniff test. For instance, to communicate with youth, Synod says: "We propose a two-element solution. Firstly, a series of small messages, updates, perhaps at the end of each week from the Commission for Information."
"Secondly, a message from the Synod to the Youth of the World." Taken from:…
Is the big-bureaucratic-state-mode--the "commission of information" loves you!--the "Synod" has something to say to you!--really the best they could come up with? Witness the instinctive modus operandi of current Church leadership.
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Hay que trabajar la celebración, ciertamente. En una sociedad como la nuestra competimos contra muchos estímulos. Pero aquí se apunta a un problema que no es propiamente de los jóvenes, sino de la clase de sacerdotes que se esperan.
Se está sugiriendo en el Sínodo que se trabajen en la celebración la música y la predicación. Y que exista una catequesis previa sobre el significado de lo que se vive.
No todos los sacerdotes pueden explotar una vena de showman. Incluso dudo que eso sea lo correcto. Hay que ser, no aparentar ser. Como ministros y servidores del Misterio no tendría sentido hacer histrionismos.
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#BOOM Archbishop Chaput goes #MicDrop at #Synod2018
"If we lack the confidence to preach Jesus Christ without hesitation or excuses to every generation, especially to the young, then the Church is just another purveyor of ethical pieties the world doesn’t need."
"The elders of the faith community have the task of passing the truth of the Gospel from age to age, undamaged by compromise or deformation. Yet too often my generation of leaders, in our families & in the Church, has abdicated that responsibility...."
...out of a combination of ignorance, cowardice and laziness in forming young people to carry the faith into the future. Shaping young lives is hard work in the face of a hostile culture."
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