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Pastoral ruminations 101: leadership and laity

November 2014 Pastoral Focus Mark Richards My focus this month is on leadership and, specifically, the core teaching on leadership of the laity as seen in Vatican II. From my bookshelf, I picked the document about the role of the laity: the Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity (Apostolicam Actuositatem; November 18, 1965). As

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Pastoral ruminations 101: Take responsibility

September 2014 Pastoral Mark Richards I have been invited to offer an insight each month for Wel-Com on something I see in the pastoral life of the local Church. That is, how we minister, live our faith, pray and worship. It is a wide brief and a hard one to tie down. It has been

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