CHURCH call to conversion

CHURCH call to conversion
The Church is holy and sinful … Holy, based and anchored in the saving and redemptive action of God, One and Triune, Love God, the Holy Only. Holiness supported and encouraged by the Holy Spirit from the beginning to the end of time. Pecadora result of the actions and failures of each of its members, also of ours.
     The whole history of the Church must be must be read from the call to conversion that throws us the gospel to all, recognizing that “the Lord comes to our aid, despite our sinfulness” (Claudia Koll).
Undoubtedly, the Christian life is permanently called to grow and improve. For this reason, proper and specific attitude is to live in conversion. Benedicto XVI said on May 11, 2007: “Christ invites us to respond to evil first of all to a serious examination of conscience and commitment to purify the living itself … The conversion overcomes evil at its root, which is sin, though you can not always avoid its consequences. “
     The conversion reminds us that our benchmark is none other than the “Holy” and our vocation is holiness.
Recognize the call to holiness involves sinfulness in religious experience.
How we know that conversion to Christ is the most effective seed of evil and wickedness to flourish answer!
  He feels that the Church is reeling from the failures, but because of lack of faith, and God calls us to build a more fraternal, supportive and evangelical church.

 




BEYOND THE BORDERS OF DEATH

BEYOND THE BORDERS OF DEATH

 

       The celebration of all the deceased was born in Cluny (France) in the tenth century and is always held on November 2.It was created by St. Odilo, abab the Monastery of Cluny, for prayers, not only by laymen as guards dead so far, “for all the dead” was made. Rome adopted this celebration and spread to the whole Church.
     “From the beginning, Christians have wished their difundos were the subject of prayers and remembrance of part of the Christian community. Their graves became places of prayer, remembrance and reflection,” as pointed out by the Instruction ‘ “Ad resurgendum cum Christo “on burial and cremation, recently published.
Celebration of All Souls invites us to look at death from a Christian perspective and not fall into the “depths of despair”.Vatican II in the Dogmatic Constitution “Gaudium et Spes” expresses it beautifully: “The biggest enigma of human life is death. Man suffers with pain and the progressive dissolution of the body. But his maximum torment is perpetual fear for the disappearance. … While all imagination fails to death, the Church, chastened by divine Revelation says that man was created by God for a happy destiny lies beyond the borders of the earth ‘smisery. … (GS 18)
   Death is the silent throb that makes us burst into everyday life and brings us closer to the most unnoticed clear memory: being children of the earth and pilgrims skyward. And as pointed out by”Ad resurgendum cum Christo”, “The faithful are part of the Church that believes in communion” of those who are pilgrims on earth, of those who are purified after death and those who enjoy the celestial bliss, and that all come together in one Church “(5).

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