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Faith Questions: Most Common Questions
     

Faith Questions: Most Common Questions

by Bishop Brendan Leahy
 

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The “door of faith” (Acts 14:27) is always open for us, ushering us into the life of communion with God and offering entry into his church.’ With these words, Pope Benedict XVI began his apostolic letter Porta Fidel for For the indiction of the Year of Faith.??In praising his predecessor’s ‘truly inspired intuition’, Pope

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The “door of faith” (Acts 14:27) is always open for us, ushering us into the life of communion with God and offering entry into his church.’ With these words, Pope Benedict XVI began his apostolic letter Porta Fidel for For the indiction of the Year of Faith.??In praising his predecessor’s ‘truly inspired intuition’, Pope Francis has expressed his hope that the Year of Faith will serve ‘as a stimulus for each of us in our journey of faith’.??In this short book Brendan Leahy and Declan Marmion, amongst others, offer a series of answers to some of he most commonly asked questions on faith, including:?? - What is Christian Faith?? - How do Christians understand faith in other religions?? - Are science and religion compatible?? - Why go to mass?? - What about women in the church?? - Did Jesus have faith???Faith Questions is the perfect companion for both those looking to celebrate their understanding of the Christian Faith.

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ISBN-13:
9781782180906
Publisher:
The Columba Press
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
File size:
449 KB

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Brendan Leahy, is the 49th and current Bishop of Limerick. Bishop Leahy was appointed on 10 January 2013 by Pope Benedict XVI. Born and raised in Dublin in Crumlin and Rathfarnham, his father was a school teacher. He was educated at University College Dublin (where he studied law) from 1977-1980, Mater Dei Institute of Education 1980-1981, Clonliffe College 1980-1983, King's Inns. He left Ireland to study theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome from 1983-1986. He began studying for professional qualifications to be a barrister in 1981, graduating in 1983 and was ordained to the priesthood on 5 June 1986 for the Diocese of Dublin. From 1983-1991 he studied for an STD degree in theology from the Gregorian entitled The Marian Principle in the Church According to Hans Urs Von Balthasar. An author of a number of publications and books, and a von Balthasar scholar. For eight months, he was curate at Clonskeagh, then was appointed Professor at Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin in 1992 serving until 2006. He was concurrently professor at the diocesan seminary of Holy Cross College, Clonliffe from 1992-1999. In the years 1999-2004 he served as curate in the parish of Lusk. From 2006 until 2013 he served as a professor of systematic theology at the Pontifical University and National Seminary in St. Patrick's College in Maynooth. Leahy served as chairman of the Diocesan Commission for Ecumenism of the Archdiocese of Dublin and Secretary of the Ecumenical Commission of the Irish Catholic Bishops Conference. He was ordained a bishop on 14th April by Archbishop Dermot Clifford.

Brendan Leahy, is the 49th and current Bishop of Limerick. Bishop Leahy was appointed on 10 January 2013 by Pope Benedict XVI. Born and raised in Dublin in Crumlin and Rathfarnham, his father was a school teacher. He was educated at University College Dublin (where he studied law) from 1977-1980, Mater Dei Institute of Education 1980-1981, Clonliffe College 1980-1983, King's Inns. He left Ireland to study theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome from 1983-1986. He began studying for professional qualifications to be a barrister in 1981, graduating in 1983 and was ordained to the priesthood on 5 June 1986 for the Diocese of Dublin. From 1983-1991 he studied for an STD degree in theology from the Gregorian entitled The Marian Principle in the Church According to Hans Urs Von Balthasar. An author of a number of publications and books, and a von Balthasar scholar. For eight months, he was curate at Clonskeagh, then was appointed Professor at Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin in 1992 serving until 2006. He was concurrently professor at the diocesan seminary of Holy Cross College, Clonliffe from 1992-1999. In the years 1999-2004 he served as curate in the parish of Lusk. From 2006 until 2013 he served as a professor of systematic theology at the Pontifical University and National Seminary in St. Patrick's College in Maynooth. Leahy served as chairman of the Diocesan Commission for Ecumenism of the Archdiocese of Dublin and Secretary of the Ecumenical Commission of the Irish Catholic Bishops Conference. He was ordained a bishop on 14th April by Archbishop Dermot Clifford.

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