Fall Programme at The Paulist Centre

The Paulist  Centre for Catholic Evangelization (aka the Catholic Information Centre) at 830 Bathurst St.) is pleased to announce its Fall programme, This year we are focussing on Hope Bringers, those who have been faithful to the Gospel and the spirit of Vatican ll. Four evenings in the Fall and four in the spring. Each evening will be deicated to a prophetic voice within the Church, one who has kept the Spirit and  hope alive for the people of God. Many though not all will be part of a movement, We will begin this series which will continue in the spring session with the calling of the...
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TIFF Mavericks with Ken Loach, Paul Laverty and Michael Moore

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Cartoon Time with John Chuchman

Ecclesial Reasoning   In order to be considered for priesthood, one must have a male organ but once ordained one is not allowed to use it.   Kindred Spirits     We Anglicans joined you Catholicswhen we discoveredYou despise the same people we do....
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Thomas Berry: Geologian

  Presentation to a seminar held at the College of St Mark & St John, Plymouth, February 2001. Let me start with a story: One day in the early months of 1954 the fourteen-year-old Jean Houston was running along a street in New York when she ran into a frail old man. They picked themselves up and he asked her where she was going. She replied that she was going to take her dog for a walk in Central Park. ‘I will go with you’ he said, and after that, several times a week for about a year Jean and the old man, whom she called Mr Tayer, would meet and walk together in Central Park....
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Creating a Liberating Church (Part 3)

  Once we have sketched something of our vision of authentic Christian community, the key question is how do we get there from here? What are the ways of moving toward that vision, given a present church polity and ideology which mostly institutionalizes and sanctifies the opposite? I would like to talk about four ways we can begin to change ourselves and some ways of building organizational bases to support such alternatives. First, we need to grow up. I say this with no intention of demeaning an audience of mainly middle aged and older adults, including myself, who regard ourselves as already...
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