Discovering the Dynamic Spiral of Ministry: Exploring Insights of Recent Popes

Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul II, and Pope Francis all express that the Church must be missionary. How do they propose we live out this missionary calling? Energy, dynamism, and growth are common images evoked by the simple word “spiral.” A spiral connotes advancing action, increasing or developing movement. And yet, a spiral, even […]

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About James H. Kroeger, MM

Father James H. Kroeger, MM, has served in Asia since 1970, ministering in parishes and in the formation of seminarians, catechists, and lay leaders. He currently teaches at Loyola School of Theology, East Asian Pastoral Institute, and Mother of Life Catechetical Center in Manila, Philippines. His recent books include Asia’s Dynamic Local Churches; Becoming Missionary Disciples; A Vatican II Journey: Fifty Milestones; Walking in the Light of Faith, and The Gift of Mission. He may be contacted at jhkroeger@gmail.com.