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What Makes Us Catholic Eight Gifts for Life

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Ar nderstanding of Catholic faith A very good resource for Essential Business Networking understanding Catholics I especially benefitted from the deep rich and encouraging steps to personal discipline I could however have done without the nod towardniversalism Really good information but the writing was not very engaging I struggled at times to enjoy reading this though still glad I did A practical and engaging instruction for Catholic everyday people I enjoyed this gentle overview of the Catholic faith Mr Groome points out the "difference between being an individual and being a person which I "between being an individual and being a person which I was ite interesting and Highlights The Power Of the power of Catholic world view in shaping one s reality Being socialized as a child into the Catholic Church has a powerful effect on one s imagination and spirituality It is something I have struggled with and often times against my entire life But at its best Catholicism really is a beautiful tradition that helps people see the world differently and which can inspire s to greater depths of kindness compassion reverence forgiveness and peace I like the idea of sacrementalism or sacrementalization that is viewing the world as though it is a sacrament a visible sign of invisible grace as I recall from my catechism Vi. Nity Catholics share certain vital features of life and identity What Makes Us Catholic explains and illuminates that Mehh I ll finish reading this later on page 27 Thomas Groome offers Catholic tradition in a clear Knights of the Hill Country understandable manner for liberal conservative or confused American Catholcs A thorough and thoughtful picture of what the Catholic faith truly is and should be The author makes a point that the Catholic church is truly meant to beniversal and welcoming of all though they may not completely be there yet This book is for any Catholic or those that want to learn about the truth of CatholicismIt disbands many of the misconceptions about the Catholic church which is welcoming than many other Christian denominations and very accepting of other faiths 35 Really glad to have discovered Tom Groome While Mr Groome had a lot of interesting ideas at times his words became very ninteresting I had a hard "Time Finishing The Book I Did Enjoy "finishing the book I did enjoy emphasis on Catholics taking the world view when it came to evangelization He said that we should not bring people into Catholicism but that we Catholics should go into the world and set an example His emphasis on being part of our community and the world was very meaningful He also said Catholics should be Christ like in our love and compassion We should imitate Christ on our path to Very cle. What makes a Catholic a should imitate Christ on our path heaven Very cle. What makes a Catholic a According to Thomas Groome an expert on the essential ingredients of Catholic Christia. Ewing life and reality as though there is a greater depth behind it all is not a bad world view of adopt I read this recently on Andrew Sullivan s "blog and thought it perfectly encapsulated much of what I think and feel about CatholicismPhilosopher Gary "and thought it perfectly encapsulated much of what I think and feel about CatholicismPhilosopher Gary Pursuing the estion Is there a God is a noble endeavor Catholic intellectual and cultural tradition is valuable The moral ideas of the Bible are far important than the theology or literal truth of the storiesWhether or not that account is historically accurate the New Testament Christ remains an exemplar of an impressive ideal Engagement with the practices ethical and liturgical inspired by that ideal is the only reuirement for being a Catholic Beyond that historical narratives the only reuirement for being a Catholic Beyond that historical narratives theological doctrines can at least function as Alma Mater useful means ofnderstanding even for those who aren t prepared to say that they are true in any literal sense People need to believe something that provides a satisfying a way of living their lives and most people need to find this in a community So far atheism has produced nothing like the extensive and deep rooted communities of belief that religion hasSt Augustine once wrote that the church is the crucifix to which we are nailed I don t disagree. Haracter and invites Catholics of all kinds to connect deeply and imaginatively don t disagree. Haracter and invites Catholics of all kinds to connect deeply and imaginatively their own culture and spirituality.