We are meeting Thursday, August 11th to discuss Pope Benedict XVI’s initiative “The Courtyard of the Gentiles” from 3:00pm to 4:30pm in the Board Room at the Waterloo Lutheran Seminary. Deacon Charles Fernandes has supplied readings and will facilitate the discussion with the aim of our considering hosting such an event with the Diocese. The package of readings can be download here. Documents include:
Item #1: MEETING WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE WORLD OF CULTURE — ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI – Collège des Bernardins, Paris, Friday, 12 September 2008.
Item #2: ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI TO THE MEMBERS OF THE ROMAN CURIA AND PAPAL REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE TRADITIONAL EXCHANGE OF CHRISTMAS GREETINGS – Clementine Hall, Monday, 21 December 2009 (Second Last Paragraph).
Item #3: The full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s video message to participants at the inaugural “Courtyard of the Gentiles” held on March 24-25 in Paris, France.
Item #4: “Courtyard” of Paris: An Assessment by Sandro Magister.
Item #5: SYNOD OF BISHOPS — XIII ORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY — THE NEW EVANGELIZATION: FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH – LINEAMENTA (Section 5).
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