Friday, June 14, 2013

The laity form the 'first line of action' outside church walls

Lay people are tasked with flooding the secular world with Christ's love, theology professor says

Professor Brook Herbert believes the laity play a particular role in the 'sanctification of secular culture.' Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
The laity do not take a secondary role in spreading the Gospel, according to Redeemer Pacific College assistant professor Brook Herbert. There is a misunderstanding that lay people need to do more work in the Church, like serve at Mass or lead ministries. Those are beneficial, but the laity play a unique part outside Church walls, she said. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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