Archbishop Kurtz shares this edited mannequin of his homily On The primary Gold Mass for the Archdiocese of Louisville.
For the final 4 years, I’ve hosted a dialogue group with scientists, theologians, teachers of science and theology, clergymen Who’ve a background in science and professors who know a heck of A lot extra about science than I do. We now have gathered To know The rich compatibility between the work of science and the work Of religion, a dialogue that has been Occurring For lots of of years.
The Gold Mass we rejoice tonight has been a pretty current gathering in America. Its features are To promote a healthful compatibility between religion and scientific progress and To primarytain up The good dignity of the profession, And ought to I say, the vocation of being a religion-crammed scientist.
We use the expression — noble profession — To Converse about People who are religion-crammed and Who’re scientists or aspire to be scientists. We’d like prayer. We’d Simply like the power to honor People who are scientists in our group, and So as That is typically An beautiful day for you and me To hitch in prayer. Whether or not You are an aspiring scientist, like me, or an professional, I would like To mirror on what I might Name of the 4 marks Of somebody who conveys collectively religion and science.
The first mark emerges strongly from Sacred Scripture tonight. This is the sense of marvel and awe That always comes about with a stirring of curiosity. It is the present of With The power to fathom God’s good creation, and the extra particular we get in that course of, the extra …….