Pastoral Care, Issue 11

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Paulist Press, 1950 - Biography & Autobiography - 281 pages
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St. Gregory deals with the great responsibility of the episcopal office and its onerous nature.
 

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Review: St. Gregory the Great: Pastoral Care

User Review  - Thomas Stama - Goodreads

For a book written around 590 AD, I think it is interesting for learning the mindset of the period and in particular St. Gregory the Great. It is divided into four sections. It is advice for a priest ... Read full review

Review: St. Gregory the Great: Pastoral Care

User Review  - Benjamin Vineyard - Goodreads

St. Gregory the Great by Paulist Press St. Gregory the Great: Pastoral Care (Review) I hear this book used to be given to new pastors in ancient times. Sometimes the new pastor would receive the ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER PAGE
18
The ruler should be pure in thought
46
The ruler should always be exemplary in conduct
48
The ruler should be discreet in keeping silence and prof itable in speech
51
The ruler should be a neighbour in compassion to every one and exalted above all in thought
56
The ruler should in humility be the comrade of those who live the good life but in his zeal for righteousness he should be stern with the vices of evild...
59
In his preoccupation with external matters the ruler should not relax his care for the inner life nor should his solicitude for the inner life cause neglect...
68
The ruler should not be zealous to please men yet should give heed to what ought to please them
75
How to admonish the joyful and the sad
95
How to admonish subjects and superiors
96
How to admonish slaves and masters
101
How to admonish the impudent and the timid
103
How to admonish the insolent and the fainthearted
104
How to admonish the impatient and the patient
107
How to admonish the kindly and the envious
113
How to admonish the sincere and the insincere
116

The ruler should realise well that vices often masquerade as virtues
78
The prudence required of the ruler in applying correc tion and connivance rigour and gentleness
79
The rulers devotion to meditating on the Sacred Law
86
PART THREE How THE RULES SHOULD TEACH AND ADMONISH His SUBJECTS BY His HOLY LIFE
89
Variety in the art of preaching
90
How to admonish the poor and the rich
92
How to admonish the hale and the sick
120
To THE INTRODUCTION
241
To PART THREE
251
To PART FOUR
270
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Joyce M. Davis is currently the foreign desk editor for "Knight Ridder "newspapers. She lives in Washington, DC.

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