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September 19, 2012 Chris McDonnell, UK
A personal odyssey
are beginning to see in print personal reflections of those in their 70s and 80s
whose lives have been significantly influenced by the years that followed the
conclusion of Vatican II. They tell a story of personal growth, of excitement,
of struggle and often of disappointment.
for all that, it is the story of a journey, a reflection on the times that we
have travelled and a record of where we have been in order to arrive where we
such book is 50 Years Receiving
writer, a retired Catholic priest of the archdiocese of
we approach the anniversary of the opening of the Council, you could do well to
get hold of a copy of this book as a companion for the years that followed.
Published by The columba press in
The day before that anniversary, the Call to Action group – already posted on v2catholic – will be holding its open meeting for priests and laity at Heythrop College in London. I hope to attend that so more later.
Amongst all the noise and words, it is worth remembering the need for stillness before God. I wrote these few words back in ‘95