As a living reality, the Church is affected by both informal and external forces. In this way, she has to respond to the call of the day if she is to remain relevant. Pastoral theology ought to have a particular vision of the current world and humanity. A vision that must be founded upon the relationship between God and all that He created as revealed in the person, life, and ministry of Jesus Christ. Guided by these views, this article seeks to discuss the proposition that, “In her pastoral endeavors, the Church cannot afford to be indifferent to contemporary tendencies” in the light of Gaudium et Spes Number 4.