Category: lay people

  • What of the 99%?

    What of the 99%?

    The Australian Cardijn Institute has published its submission to the Second Assembly of the Synod on Synodality focusing on the mission and vocation of lay people.

  • Day 1: Louis Putz

    Day 1: Louis Putz

    The Second Assembly of the Plenary began in Sydney today. Here’s a reflection for the day by the great American jocist pioneer and Holy Cross Father, Louis J. Putz, CSC.

  • Lumen Gentium 31

    Lumen Gentium 31

    The Australian Cardijn Institute organised an online “Lumen Gentium 31” forum, taking its name from ยง31 of the Vatican II Constitution.

  • Lay apostolate at Vatican II but not in the IL

    Lay apostolate at Vatican II but not in the IL

    This post looks back at the concept of lay apostolate in the documents of Vatican II. Then, I attempt to locate sections in the Instrumentum Laboris that correspond.

  • Lay person, lay people, lay men/women and laity

    Lay person, lay people, lay men/women and laity

    There is not a single reference to lay people having a specific role in transforming their lives, communities and society in the Plenary Instrumentum Laboris.