GA-3 "The Church as Mystery: Reflecting on the Presence of God in our Midst” – Sr. Maureen Sullivan, OP, PhD
Sunday English Address
The decision to describe the church as a mystery was one of the most important
theological developments at Vatican II because it called us to a renewed contemplation of the presence of God in our midst. This description prompts a dynamic understanding of church and it assures us that we need not be afraid of the “unfolding” that is inherent in the divine plan for us. The church as mystery carries many hopeful implications for the 21st-century church. This presentation will seek to reveal those implications.