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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It is prayer that unites you to Him. Such small communities can in addition favor the development of closer relationships between the religious and a shared and more fraternal undertaking of responsibility. Again, He helps you to see the manifestations of His love in events.
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Without this concrete sign there would be a danger that the charity which animates the entire Church would grow cold, that the salvific paradox of the Gospel would be blunted, and that the “salt” of faith would lose its savor in a world undergoing secularization. Esteem and affection 4. Necesidad de vida evangeloca Following Christ’s example Y os ayuda a recoger las manifestaciones de su amor en medio de la trama de los acontecimientos.
Populorum progressio, 21, A. Gaudium et spes, 16, A. Nor should these activities in any way lead you towards secularization, to the detriment of your religious life. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Deep understanding of present tendencies and of the needs of the modern testkficatio should cause your own sources of energy to spring up with renewed vigor and freshness.
Perfectae caritatisAAS 58,pp. It is a tesgificatio to love. When it is truly lived, for the sake of the kingdom of heaven, consecrated chastity frees testiricatio heart and thus becomes “a sign and stimulus of charity as well as a special source of spiritual fruitfulness in the world.
Various encumbrances or rigid forms accumulated over the centuries need to be curtailed.
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It must be affirmed that religious observances demand, far more than intellectual instruction or training of the will, a true initiation with the purpose of deeply christianizing the individual in the spirit of the evangelical beatitudes.
If the risk is to have good results, certain conditions must be respected. Lumen Gentium31, AAS 57,p. We wish also to assist you to continue in your path of following Christ in faithfulness to the council’s teaching. This grace will be given to you by Christ Jesus in proportion to the fundamental gift which you have made of yourselves and which you do not retract. Lumen Gentium46, AAS 57,p.
No matter how different their expressions are, these forms are always ordered to the formation of the inner man. From this point of view, there are emerging certain tendencies aiming at the establishment of smaller communities.
Forming the new person This consecration will be the more perfect to the extent that, through more firm and stable bonds, the indissoluble union of Christ with his Spouse the Church is more perfectly represented.
For a living being, adaptation to its surroundings does not consist in abandoning its true identity, but rather in asserting itself in the vitality that is its own. Communion in the Body and Blood of Christ is the primary source of this renewal; 59 by it may your will to love truly, and even to the sacrifice evaangelica your lives, be unceasingly confirmed.
Exercising authority in the midst of testificaito brethren means therefore being their servants, 37 in accordance with the example of Him who gave “his life as a ransom for many. Thus will be brought to realization, in accordance with particular vocations, the character of dependence which is inherent in every form of poverty.
Dvangelica of all, it is necessary to see whether the work undertaken conforms with the institute’s vocation. You will then experience through the action of the Holy Spirit the joyful exultation of those who are introduced into the secrets of the kingdom.
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In the needs of daily life Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Gaudium et spes, 37, A. Lumen gentium, 42, A. And yet it is well known that the Council recognized “this special gift” as having a choice place in the life of the Church, because it enables those who have received it to be more closely conformed to “that manner of virginal and humble life which Christ the Lord elected for Himself, and which His Virgin Mother also chose.