Pastoral Letter of Bishop Durocher - The Turn to Mission in the Archdiocese of Gatineau
The Turn to Mission in the Archdiocese of Gatineau
Pastoral Letter of Bishop Paul-André Durocher
First draft - May 2017
In January 2016, the Council of Communities and Ministries of the AECQ published a document entitled "The Missionary Turn of Christian Communities". This text was born of a meeting of the bishops of Quebec and their immediate collaborators around the challenge launched by Pope Francis in his exhortation "The joy of the Gospel". What is this challenge? It is a question of passing from a Church of Christendom, centered on the maintenance of Christian institutions, to a Church of mission, centered on the dynamism of the Gospel movement.
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