Evangelica Testificatio: Apostolic Exhortation on the Renewal of the Religious Life According to the Teachings of the Second Vatican Council [Pope Paul VI] on . Evangelica Testificatio is an apostolic exhortation issued by Pope Paul VI in , concerning the renewal of religious life according to the teaching of the. Evangelica Testificatio: Apostolic Exhortation on the Renewal of the Religious Life According to the Teachings of the Second Vatican Council. Front Cover.
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Along this path a precious aid is offered you by the forms of life which experience, faithful to the charisms of the various institutes, has given rise to.
I AAS 58,p. In view of the hectic pace and tensions of modern life it is appropriate to give particular importance—over and above the daily rhythm of prayer—to those more prolonged moments of prayer, which can be variously spread out in the different periods of the day, according to the possibilities and the nature of your vocation.
The Holy Spirit also gives you the grace to discover the image of the Lord in the hearts of men, and teaches you to love them as brothers and sisters. Certainly many exterior elements, recommended by founders of tetificatio or religious congregations are seen today to be outmoded.
In this way, the world too is present at the center of your life of prayer and offering, as the Council has explained with force: Today more than ever, the world needs to see in you men and women who have believed in the Word of the Lord, in His resurrection and in eternal life, even to the point of dedicating their lives evangelca witnessing to the reality of that love, which is offered to all men.
Rvangelica the former they cling to God in mind and heart; by the latter they strive to associate themselves with the work of redemption and to spread the kingdom of God. Gaudium et spes43, AAS 58,p.
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On this condition, the gift of self, made to God and to others, will be the source of deep peace. In the course of her history, the Church has ever been quickened and gladdened by many holy religious who, in the diversity of their vocations, have been living witnesses to love without limit and to the Lord Jesus. Pobreza y justicia Filled with the joy which Christ will preserve in you even in the midst of trial, learn to face the future with confidence. Observing chastity as you do in the following of Christ, you desire also, according to His example, to live in poverty in the use of this world’s goods which are necessary for your daily sustenance.
For even though in some instances religious do not directly serve their contemporaries, yet in a more profound sense these same religious are united with them in the heart of Christ and spiritually collaborate with them. How could you advance along this road and be faithful to the evahgelica which animates you if you did not respond with all your being, through a dynamism whose driving force is love, to that call which directs you unswervingly towards God? Perfectae caritatis24, AAS 58, p.
East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The evangelical witness of the religious eevangelica clearly manifests to men the primacy of the love of God; it does this with a force for which We must give thanks to the Holy Spirit.
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Las modernas condiciones de la existencia influyen naturalmente en vuestro modo de vivir la obediencia. Paul wishes we all had, because it alone makes us wise. From the first centuries, the Holy Spirit has stirred up, side by side with the heroic confession of the martyrs, the wonderful strength of disciples and virgins, of hermits and anchorites.
Se trata, efectivamente, de un don precioso que el Padre concede a algunos. Gaudium et spes8, AAS 58,p.
As disciples of Christ, how could you follow a way different from His? Get to Know Us. This discipline is increasingly necessary for anyone who “returns to the heart,” 49 in the biblical sense of the term, something deeper than our feelings, ideas and wishes, something imbued with the idea of the infinite, the absolute, our eternal destiny.
Gal 5, 13; 2 Cor. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Thus he is more intimately consecrated to divine evamgelica.
The discovery of intimacy with God, the necessity for adoration, the need for intercession—the experience of Christian holiness shows us the fruitfulness of prayer, in which God reveals Himself to the spirit and heart of His servants. At a time when there is an increased danger for many of being enticed by the alluring security of possessions, knowledge and power, the call of God places you at the pinnacle of the Christian conscience.
The interior impulse which is the response to God’s call stirs up in the depth of one’s being certain fundamental options. A source of wvangelica fruitfulness Since all men are called to the contemplation of the mystery of salvation, you can understand how these questions create such a serious obligation in your lives and such a challenge to your apostolic zeal! It is on this condition that you will give the witness evangelics the People of God expect.
In this it finds one of the principles for the present renewal and one of the most secure criteria for judging what each institute should undertake.
Perfectae caritatis, 2c, A. Dear sons and daughters in Christ, the religious life, if it is to be renewed, must adapt its accidental forms to certain changes which are evangdlica with growing rapidity and to an increasing extent the conditions of life of every human being. May perfect unity of hearts and minds be always found there, in exact correspondence to the spiritual and supernatural goal which is pursued.
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In all simplicity—following the example given by Our testificqtio predecessor, John XXIII, on the eve of the Council 1 —We would like to tell you what hope is stirred up in Us, as well as in all the pastors and faithful of the Church, tesfificatio the spiritual generosity of those men and women who have consecrated their lives to the Lord in the spirit and practice of the evangelical counsels.
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Spiritual fruitfulness for the world Many of you will in fact be obliged to lead your lives, at least in part, in a world which tends to exile man from himself and to compromise both his spiritual unity and his union with God. The necessity, which is so imperative today, of fraternal sharing must preserve its evangelical value.
Gaudium et spes, 48, A. Carisma de los Fundadores Es un deber de cada uno, pero particularmente de los superiores y de cuantos tienen una responsabilidad entre sus hermanos o sus hermanas, despertar en la comunidad la certeza de la fe que debe guiarlos.