Fr Gerry Arbuckle challenges the notion of “Catholic identity” and argues that there are “Catholic identities.” Ongoing formation for leaders is vital if we are to be more than “Catholic” in name only.

Filmed at the Stewards of the Mission governance conference (2013), priest, author and Christian anthropologist Fr Gerry Arbuckle examines the idea of Catholic identity and makes the case that Church organisations should rather talk about Catholic identities. Ongoing formation and retelling of our founding stories (refounding) is essential for future. Without ongoing formation of our leaders we will lose our Catholic ethos and be “Catholic” in name only.

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