Thursday, September 23, 2010

Benedict the Bridge Builder

I'm over at Summa This, Summa That today, musing about my theological and catechetical hero, Pope Benedict.

Here's a snippet:

Connection. Communion. We are built for this.
God uses human persons to be bridges: expansive, empowered, and emboldened by the Holy Spirit.  
It is why a polite and well-spoken old priest and scholarly professor from Bavaria can do more than he ever asked for or imagined.  
Read the rest here.

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks Pat!

    I am teaching my 6th - 8th grade religion classes in elementary school about Pope Benedict—our Pontifex Maximus and I chanced upon your site via a search for Benedict the Bridge Builder. I want to make the image stick and so they will draw this concept today.


    Mike Rizzio


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