Fr Corapi gets it
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(09-30-2010, 09:57 AM)winoblue1 Wrote: The problem isn't belief per se, but that the Church is not forcing what is called dispositional belief.
A dispositional belief is credited to someone if they act as if such and such were the case.
It is the Church's role to encourage through outward actions and discipline, dispositional belief.
From dispositional belief can come actual belief, but that is a gift of God.
So the Church through Her ritual, liturgy, discipline, laws etc, needs to compel dispositional belief in the Real Presence.
Communion in the hand, the new mass, moving the tabernacle have all resulted in the lack of dispositional belief among the faithful and therefore actual belief.
Once the Church gets Her house in order, people will begin to believe again, but if the Church acts like it doesn't believe, who will do so?
dispositional belife is why I am glad I am eastern rite. Im so glad you gave name to this concept for me i have been searching for years to try to explain to some why the iconostas, icons tetrapods, and the holy doors force reverence even upon the non beliver.
When the no churches became worship spaces the only one they came to reverence is themselves IMO
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Fr Corapi gets it - by Petertherock - 09-30-2010, 02:35 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by glgas - 09-30-2010, 03:35 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by timoose - 09-30-2010, 06:15 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by winoblue1 - 09-30-2010, 09:57 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by Exilenomore - 09-30-2010, 12:22 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by Petertherock - 09-30-2010, 01:45 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by SouthpawLink - 09-30-2010, 02:08 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by The Catholic Thinker - 10-01-2010, 11:22 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by Walty - 10-01-2010, 11:29 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by The Catholic Thinker - 10-01-2010, 11:40 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by Walty - 10-02-2010, 12:06 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by Hemidemisemiquaver - 10-02-2010, 03:49 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by The Catholic Thinker - 10-02-2010, 10:12 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by Hemidemisemiquaver - 10-02-2010, 01:00 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by The Catholic Thinker - 10-02-2010, 01:27 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by SouthpawLink - 10-02-2010, 10:52 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by The Catholic Thinker - 10-02-2010, 11:42 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by James02 - 10-03-2010, 01:26 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by The Catholic Thinker - 10-03-2010, 10:19 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by voxpopulisuxx - 10-03-2010, 11:23 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by timoose - 10-03-2010, 11:59 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by voxpopulisuxx - 10-03-2010, 12:52 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by cathkath - 10-03-2010, 02:24 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by churchesoffortwayne - 10-05-2010, 03:40 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by The_Harlequin_King - 10-05-2010, 03:55 AM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by Walty - 10-05-2010, 08:29 PM
Re: Fr Corapi gets it - by churchesoffortwayne - 10-08-2010, 04:02 AM



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