Posts Tagged Catholic action

Maritain on Catholic Action, part 3

Maritain notes that “the most sincere love risks not performing any good, or even performing a great deal of evil, unless it passes through the Word and through

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Maritain on Catholic Action, part 2

The second thing Maritain observes about Catholic action is that it will overcome the “separatism and dualism which have reigned too long in the Christian world.” Modernity has

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Maritain on Catholic Action, part 1

Maritain on Catholic Action, part 1

Maritain envisioned a level of action, where “the spiritual is considered as joined to the temporal.” Here the action of  the Christian belongs  also to the apostolate, “but

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Vatican II on Catholic Action

In a document titled Apostolate of the Laity there is a brief discussion of Catholic Action: These types of apostolate, whether or not they go by the name

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Pius XI on Catholic Action

Pius XI on Catholic Action

Pope Pius XI Maritain’s summary of Catholic Action according to Pope Pius XI account is as follows: What is new is the insistence with which Pius XI has

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Pope Saint Pius X on Catholic Action

Pope Saint Pius X on Catholic Action

To find further points of congruity between the teachings of Vatican II and the great Popes of the early 20th century is not only edifying for the truth

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