Category: see judge act

  • 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.

  • See judge act or spiritual conversation?

    See judge act or spiritual conversation?

    What method should dioceses and Church bodies use in the process of synodal discernment? Should they follow Cardijn’s “see-judge-act” process that has become a staple since Vatican II? Or what about the Ignatian-inspired “spiritual conversation”?

  • Léon Ollé-Laprune: The origin of the See-judge-act

    Léon Ollé-Laprune: The origin of the See-judge-act

    As the Synod approaches, it’s good to remember the origins of the see-judge-act with French philosopher and social activist, Léon Ollé-Laprune, who exhorted students in 1896 to “see clearly, judge well and decide.”

  • More Reflections from a Cardijn Perspective

    More Reflections from a Cardijn Perspective

    The collapse in awareness within Australian Catholicism of the ‘lay apostolate’ is evident in the now almost universal use within the church (including on the ACBC website) of the term ‘lay ministry’ (or ‘lay pastoral ministry’).