What Ever Happened to the “Lay Moment”?
Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the promise and challenge of Lumen Gentium:
“By our Baptism, we are all commissioned to proclaim the Gospel – the laity no less than the clergy. The laity, by virtue of our secular vocation, are specially tasked with proclaiming the Gospel to the world from within the world. This was the challenge, and the opportunity, presented by the Second Vatican Council in Lumen Gentium: the laity are to transform the world, to evangelize it from within.”
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