Articles on this issue "obedience"
Blessed John Henry Newman wrote, “Ten thousand difficulties do not make one doubt.” What he means is that there is a difference between a doubt and a difficulty. When we start to think …read more
Here is a translation of Francis' address today to the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) * * * Lord Cardinal, Venerable and Dear Brother in the Episcopate, Dear Sisters! I am …read more
The May document from the Vatican on authority and obedience in religious life is a reminder of life's ultimate objective, said the superior-general of the De la Salle Brothers. Brother Álvaro …read more
Here is the full text of the instruction "The Service of Authority and Obedience" published Wednesday by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. * …read more
Obedience in the consecrated life is a journey in search of God, aiming at becoming aware of the design of his love, says a 50-page document released by the Vatican. The Congregation for …read more
Here is a translation of the second Lenten sermon preached this morning, before Benedict XVI and the Roman Curia, by Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, at the Vatican. * * * 1. Sacrifice or …read more
Obedience identifies our will with God's will and leads to the fulfillment of our vocation to live "in his image and likeness," says the Pontifical Household preacher. Capuchin Father Raniero …read more