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Fr. Matthew Charlesworth, S.J.


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Offering my fear Daily offering Published on 20 Jan 2019 A man looking at his reflection in a window.

Lord I offer you my fear. Let me be myself.

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Discussion on "The Future of Women Deacons" at Fordham University in New York on 15 January 2019. // Salt+Light Media

Some of the findings of a study on the history of women deacons, as commissioned last year by Pope Francis, were presented at a panel discussion at Fordham University in New York on 15 January 2019. Annemarie Paulin-Campbell shares what she heard, and her own sense of what this might be saying of the possibility for ordaining Catholic women to the diaconate in the future. In 2016 Pope Francis agreed to establish a commission to look into the question of […]

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Fr Sylvester David OMI has been appointed to lead the Oblate School of Theology in the USA. He will be the first African to hold the top post at the US institution. Matthew Charlesworth SJ spoke to him ahead of his move to the USA to take up this important work. Fr Sylvester David OMI has been appointed President of the Oblate School of Theology (OST) in San Antonio, Texas, USA. David, at present the Vicar General of the Archdiocese […]

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