Bible reading and the formation of ecclesial basic communities

Gaudium et Spes Lecture 2004 by Rev. Fr. Carlos Mesters

    • Gaudium et Spes Lecture 2004 by Rev. Fr. Carlos Mesters

      Father Carlos Mesters is a Carmelite Friar. He is on the General Council of the Carmelite Order, with responsibility for Latin America. He was born in the Netherlands, but has lived and worked in Brazil for 50 years. Father Carlos is a biblial scholar who studied at the Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem. But although he is a scholar he is very down to earth and has done a great deal to bring the scriptures to the people, making the Bible come alive for them. He has also done a lot of work for justice and peace in Latin America.