Liturgy, Mission and Ministry in Ireland Today: Random Reflections and Thoughts (4)
Part four: ministry and liturgy
When we examine our human and ecclesial reality in the context mission, the local needs of ministry can be more easily identified. This final part will begin by offering a fleeting impression of the manner in which the lived experience of ministry throughout the world expressed how various churches responded to mission. Developments in ministry will be read in the light of the ‘mission of God’, filtered through living tradition and the current needs of the churches. This will inform our theology more than some official writings. One insight will be that Church always ends up doing the correct thing, but for the wrong reasons!