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SPEAKING THE TRUTH PRUDENTLY

Truth alone is not enough. It must be balanced off with the other transcendental properties of God: oneness, goodness, and beauty. That might sound abstract, but what it means concretely is that sometimes we can have all the right answers and still be wrong. How? If we are acting in truth how can we be wrong? The first pitfall is this: We may be acting out of truth and, in fact, doing all the right things, but our energy can be wrong. T.S. Eliot once famously said: "The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason." We can see what is at stake here by looking at the older brother of the prodigal son. On the surface his devotion to his father lacks nothing. He rightly attests that his life is blameless and a paradigm of filial devotion. He has kept all the commandments, has never left his father's house, and has done all the required work. The irony is that he fails to notice that he is not in fact inside his father's house, b…
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN AFRICA P.O. BOX 62157 – 00200 NAIROBI- KENYA Dear Respondent, I am Rev. Fr. Joseph Baptist Nyamunga, a student at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) in the Faculty of Theology for a Master’s Programme in Pastoral Theology. I am carrying out an academic research Entitled Negative Ethnicity As A pastoral Challenge: A Case Study of 2007/2008 Post Election Violence (PEV) Kibera Slums- Kenya. I will be very much delighted for your support in answering this questionnaire. All information will be held in confidence and used for the purposes of academic study and analysis. Contact: Rev. Fr. Joseph Baptist Nyamunga, SSA. Cellphone +254722585329, Email: nyamusus@gmail.com, Tweet @ omuhulundu. Blog; http://nyamusus.blogspot.com Answer by ticking inside the box [ √ ] SECTION: A A. PERSONAL INFORMATION 1. Name (Optional)______________________________________________________ 2. Occupation___________________________________________________________ 3.…

KAVA ASSEMBLY 21st - 27th 2012 at Dimisse Sisters -KAREN

<b>THE KAVA ASSEMBLY 2012The Theme: “Vocation: God’s gift of Love” Time: Arrival 21st of October 2012. The Assembly ends on Friday 26th October 2012 evening. Departure for the Borders is Saturday 27th Morning. The payments:  The following are the agreed upon payments during the KAVA National executive Meeting held on the 5th of July 2012 at Dimesse Sisters.  Registration fee Kshs. 2,000/=  Food and Accommodation for the Borders, Kshs. 11,000/=  The commuters, Kshs. 5,000/=  Therefore:  Total amount for a Border, Kshs. 13,000/=  Total amount for a commuter, kshs. 7,000/=  The payments can be made as follows:  Through the Treasurer KAVA, Sr. Mary Kanyi, M-pesa number, 0725-820-142Cheques, from Up-country add the withdrawal fee of kshs. 200/= The cheques can be given to Sr. Rhoda at Dimesse in advance or bring on the reporting day, during registration.  The amount for Registration has been allotted in order to fund some of the logistics involved in the entire process…