Tag: MD Chenu

  • Jocist theologians Palémon Glorieux and Pierre Tiberghien

    Jocist theologians Palémon Glorieux and Pierre Tiberghien

    In 2017, the JOC in Lille in northern France celebrated the 90th anniversary of its foundation in 1927, which makes it one of the oldest movements in the world.

  • Listening to Cardijn – or not

    Listening to Cardijn – or not

    Australian YCW chaplain, Fr Hugh O’Sullivan, once told me that when Cardijn first visited Australia in 1958, he was more impressed by Maria Meersman, who was then the vice-president of the International YCW, than by Cardijn himself.

  • And the Dominicans…

    And the Dominicans…

    Dominican priests also played a major role in the development of the early YCW, including some very big names such as Yves Congar and MD Chenu.

  • The literary eclipse of Cardijn

    Today, here are several more Ngraph Viewer comparisons of references in the literature (Google Books) to Cardijn and to several of his Vatican II contemporaries, including Helder Camara, Cardinal Suenens, Congar, Chenu as well as Opus Dei founder Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer. The first chart compares the frequency of English language book references to Cardijn…

  • No man is a prophet… in his own movement

    No man is a prophet… in his own movement

    Yesterday I was pleased to discover that all articles published in the Nouvelle Revue Théologique from 1958 to 2000 by the Belgian Jesuits are now online.