St. Paul Catholic Men's Fellowship Group

The Men's Group recently finished a published interview with Pope Francis by the Jesuit magazine,

America, The National Catholic Review. We concluded with highlights covering his ideas on

Church reorganization, ecumenism, women in the life of the Church, finding God in all things,

discernment of God ("God is always a surprise.") and why we must continue to be optimistic and

full of hope. He cautioned about making faith a "laboratory" and that God is found only in history

and not in abstract truths. He encourages Catholics to keep things in context and "be audacious!"

The Church has to respond to the rapid changes going on in today's society. We need to understand

the "transmission of the Gospel" through history and therefore, its timeless meaning. His interview

concludes with how the Pope, prays.

Our next meeting is Wednesday, June 4th at 7:30 PM in the Lower Church. We begin with

Chapter One (The Church's Missionary Transformation) and Chapter Two (Amid the Crisis of

Communal Commitment) from Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy

of the Gospel) published last November. We end the season with a final meeting on Wednesday, June 18th.

All men of the parish are cordially invited to attend.


For Wellesley car-pool information call Tory DeFazio 781-237-6738 or Joe Cavanaugh at 781-237-0759






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