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Catholic Laity in the Mission of the Church

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DISCOVER AND LIVE YOUR PURPOSE IN LIFE THROUGH YOUR LAY VOCATION!

The Church’s mission is to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to everyone. As lay disciples of the Savior, our shared mission is to bring the message of His saving life, death and resurrection to all men and women through our words and deeds. Your personal lay vocation is even more focused: God has created
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Kindle Edition, 167 pages
Published January 9th 2014 by The Chartwell Press
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Ann Yeong
Feb 27, 2015 Ann Yeong rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent go-to book for any person serious about understanding what the mission of a lay Catholic is (and, just as importantly, what it ISN'T). Russell Shaw begins the book with a sweeping overview of the development of the Catholic Church's understanding of the Laity from apostolic times, through the Middle Ages, Reformation and into the 20th century. The rest of the book beautifully enfleshes the Second Vatican Council's teaching about the laity, the importance of Personal ...more
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Clear, accessible presentation of the teaching of the Catholic Church on how the lay faithful are meant to "consecrate the world to Christ."
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Russell Shaw is a widely published author and journalist who has written twenty previous books, including To Hunt, To Shoot, To Entertain: Clericalism and the Catholic Laity and Nothing to Hide: Secrecy, Communication, and Communion in the Catholic Church. For 18 years, Shaw directed media relations for the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the United States Catholic Conference. From ...more
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