Family is ideally the cradle of divine love into which we are born as humans. The challenges of living in faith as family, as domestic church, and practical ways in which we live and grow together in love are addressed in this issue of Theologika Digest. Following closely on the closing of the 2015 Synod on the Family and just before the start of the Holy Year of Mercy, we report on the statements and recommendations produced by the Synod and look forward with hope to the Holy Year. The role of the family in safeguarding the environment is also featured, with practical suggestions and activities.Read More
I must not be the dry, bloodless reproduction of a model, however perfect. God desires us to follow the examples of the saints by absorbing the vital sap of their virtues and turning it into our own life-blood, adapting it to our own individual capacities and particular circumstances.
Angelo Roncalli, Pope St. John XXXIII
Journal of a Soul, 1903