Years ago the main issues were the many desertions of the priesthood, conflicts between bishops and priests, and the critical impact of secularization on the Church. Trochu, which literally overwhelmed me. By her relationship with Christ, the Church is a kind of sacrament or sign of intimate union with God, and of the unity of all mankind.
I take note of the intentions mentioned to us by people from all over the world and I keep them in my chapel on my prie-dieu, so that they are constantly in my mind, even when they cannot literally be repeated every day. AAS 71; 3. In the span of nearly 50 years of priesthood, what is still the most important and most sacred moment for me is the celebration of the Eucharist.
Before such a reality it is necessary to repeat with St. I am close to you with my prayers and affection. Yes, the Holy Spirit brought the fathers to outline in the Decree a clear and updated image of the priest, but this image can only be well appreciated if framed within the whole of the ecclesiology and of the evangelizing purpose of the Council.
In fact, through the Council, the Church has spelled out not only what she thinks of herself but also in what manner she wishes to realize herself.
And many priests displayed symptoms of a certain loss of their own identity. Our ministry of the word consists in expressing what was first prepared in prayer. In September I started work, first in a stone quarry and then in the Solvay factory. It can lead the weak astray.
And behind these problems is there not hidden a profound ignorance of the ecclesiological and Christological keys of Vatican II? Instead the media pay a great deal of attention to a few cases of priests in difficulty, on whom they concentrate their attention with the unfortunate result of showing only a negative image of the priesthood.
May this our present assembly shine with no other light than Christ, the light of the world. The priesthood is a gift. Never in the course of these years have I failed to celebrate the Most Holy Sacrifice.
Every priest, according to the gifts bestowed upon him by the Creator, can serve God in various ways and with his priestly ministry, can reach various sectors of human life, bringing them closer to God. It was not just a spectacle even if there was entertainment, but it was an attempt to create the complete, even emotional, involvement of our confreres in the world to show them our respect and gratitude.
If this has occurred, it has been due entirely to reasons independent of my will.
In this regard, one probably cannot find a more paradigmatic and significant conciliar passage than the opening of the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church: I recall, in fact, a wise consideration with regard to the image of the priest outlined in Presbyterorum Ordinis that was raised by the distinguished secretary of the relevant conciliar commission, Monsignor Alvaro del Portillo:Share on Facebook, opens a new window Share on Twitter, opens a new window Share on LinkedIn Share by email, opens mail client The idea of preparing a Dictionary of Roman Law which, even in our own day, is the foundation and the in encyclopedic forin came to my mind soon after my intellectual.
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