Portentous Council for Culture, Portentous Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Jesus Christ, the Bearer of the Water of Life. a Christian reflection on the new Age. Holy See, Sermon. Holy See history, Vatican history, Vatican Knights, Vatican eBook, Holy See and Vatican. Introduction. The following reflections are meant as a guide for Catholics involved in preaching the Gospel and teaching the faith at any level within the Church. This document does not aim at providing a set of complete answers to the many questions raised by the New Age or other contemporary signs of the perennial human search for happiness, meaning and salvation. It is an invitation to understand the New Age and to engage in a genuine dialogue with those who are influenced by New Age thought.