Theo 288.6 / Theo 346
THE REAL POWER OF MINISTRY, OF
ORDAINED AND LAY MINISTRY IN THE
CHURCH AND IN THE WORLD (3 units)
Walter Ysaac, SJ
F 2:00 – 4:40 pm
A part by part theological and pastoral exploration of the article: ‘The Real Power of Ministry” in relation to the present problems in the work of the Church especially for the youth. A pastoral approach to children’s unique connection to God and to the world of God.
Bibliography: The theological foundation of the paper as found in Aquinas’ notion of “Faith of the Church” Cf. W.L. Ysaac, S.J., The Faith of the Church as Power for Salvation in the World: a Study of St. Thomas’ thought. Also its biblical foundation especially as found in Pope Benedict XVI, Jesus of Nazareth.
Corollaries: (1) The Real Power of Faith in the Church and in the World (Selections from The Faith of the Church as Power for Salvation); (2) The Real Power of Prayer in the Church and in the World (Selections from A Prayer Catechism).