Saturday, September 4, 2004
Commemoration of Birinus, Bishop of Dorchester (Oxon), Apostle of Wessex, 650
If our faith is not relevant to our daily life in the world and in the parish, then it is no use; and if we cannot be Christians in our work, in the neighborhood, in our political decisions, then we had better stop being Christians. A piety reserved for Sundays is no message for this age.
... Douglas Rhymes (1914-1996), “The Place of the Laity in the Parish”, in Layman’s Church, ed. John A. T. Robinson, London: Lutterworth Press, 1963, p. 29
(see the book; see also Matt. 13:54-58; 1 John 5:4; more at Church)
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