Augustine Church and Catholic Student Center. It was there he grew to love and appreciate the beauty of the Catholic faith. He was initiated into the Catholic Church in at the age of Four years later, in , Father John entered the St.
He was ordained to the priesthood on May 16, , by Bishop John J. Snyder for the Diocese of St. His first assignment was associate pastor at Christ the King Parish in Jacksonville, where he served for three years.
In , Father John was appointed associate pastor at St. Father John also oversaw the administration of St. Patrick Interparish School in Gainesville. Father John has served the bishops of St. He had been appointed to his previous post a year before when an executive committee member died.
As the chief council officer, Bishop Cousin, whose term extends through the present year, steps into a situation of uncertainty and reappraisal. Critics have said the council has bent too much toward the political left and that it has concentrated on activism to the detriment of spiritual concerns.
Moreover, the rapid departure of Bishop Armstrong and the upcoming retirement of Claire Randall, the council's general secretary, produces unusual challenges and questions about the future. Matters of the Spirit.
Assessing the council, Bishop Cousin said he believed its spiritual message had sometimes been too underplayed. Without the spiritual dimension, Bishop Cousin said, the council becomes ''nearly just another social organization. The Bishop said that the spiritual concern has ''not always taken the position of eminence that it should.
Prayer is the guiding force for the council, Bishop Cousin stresses, and he follows his own counsel by beginning each meeting with a prayer. At the annual Christmas party, he preached. A staff member told him later that it was the first time she had heard ''anything spiritual'' in a Council program. We know that these words are the same work, yet they refer to a different function. They are sometimes used interchangeably. Notice in Titus ,7 how "elder" and "bishop" are used interchangeably.
Notice in 1 Peter that "elder", "shepherd" in the verb form , and "overseer" or bishop are used in the context to refer to the same work.
In Acts , Paul is speaking to the elders of the church and then later on in Acts he calls them overseers or bishops. The first Greek word is episkopos. It is translated into English as "overseer" or "bishop". The word "overseer" and "bishop" are used in 1 Timothy ,2; Titus ; Philippians It is used because "epi" means "upon" and "skopos" means to "to look over". It is the work of all the bishops to oversee the congregation to make sure that it is being kept safe from false teachers.
The second Greek word is poiman. It is translated into English as "shepherd" or "pastor".
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