Reflection The Church needs Prophets

THE CHURCH NEEDS PROPHETS Today in the Church we are fortunate to have a Leader who has the courage to speak out with a prophetic voice in spite of opposition from several of those to whom he should be able to look for support.  He is not afraid to speak with the “Boldness, enthusiasm and freedom” that he himself recommends to all of us in his recent Apostolic Exhortation, Rejoice and Be Glad, and to take radical action when necessary.  We too are called to be prophetic, and I use the word “prophetic” in the sense that we are called to listen deeply to what God is saying to the Church …

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The Holy Family of Bordeaux is an International Spiritual and Apostolic Family founded in 1820 by Pierre Bienvenu Noailles,
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Source: ANS/Vatican Media An ecumenical spiritual retreat led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope Francis at the Vatican ended on Thursday with Pope Francis kissing the feet of South Sudan’s …

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Pierre Bienvenu Noailles was an enthusiastic young priest of Bordeaux who, at the age of 27, began to found what he then called the Association of the Holy Family.

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