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Lay and ordained ministry
(The Furrow, 2004)
In the centuries immediately before Vatican II, the ordained priesthood was understood to be the exclusive locus of ministry in the Catholic Church. Since the Council, things have changed dra matically, and in some parts ...
A review of "Governance Structures of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy: Becoming One" by Mary Lyons
(The Furrow, 2007)
The history of religious life in the Catholic Church is one of ups and downs, starts and finishes. The ecclesiastical climate of the time of a reli gious congregation's foundation often marks its organisational structure, ...