16 Cfr. JUAN PABLO II, Carta apóstolica «Dies Domini» (31 de mayo de ) 19 JUAN PABLO II, Carta encíclica «Dives in Misericordia» (30 de. Dies Domini Apostolic letter on keeping the lord’s day holy, 31 May by Giovanni Paolo II, , Lettera enciclica sull’impegno ecumenico. To the youth of the world, Mother of the Redeemer, Dies Domini. Cover of: Dies Domini .. Cover of: Para leer la encíclica en clave de sur.

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As the Church journeys through time, the domjni to Christ’s Resurrection and the weekly recurrence of this solemn memorial help to remind us of the pilgrim and eschatological character of the People of God.

According to the Priestly writer of the first biblical creation story, then was born the “Sabbath”, so characteristic of the first Covenant, and which in some ways foretells the sacred day of the new and final Covenant. The Resurrection of Jesus is the fundamental event upon which Christian faith rests cf.

It is a diws of intense religious significance, a hymn to the Creator of the universe, pointing to him as the only Lord in the face of recurring temptations to divinize the world itself.

Dies Domini Apostolic letter on keeping the lord’s day holy, 31 May 1998

Saturnini, Dativi et aliorum plurimorum Martyrum in Africa7, 9, If Christian individuals and families are not regularly drawing new life from the reading of the sacred text in a spirit of prayer and docility to the Church’s interpretation, 67 then it is difficult for the liturgical proclamation of the word of God alone to produce the fruit we might expect.

This “ascending” movement is inherent in every Eucharistic celebration and makes it a joyous event, overflowing with gratitude and hope. These are the words spoken by the celebrant as he prepares the Paschal candle, which bears the number of the current year. De Corona 3, 4: It is the day which recalls in grateful adoration the world’s first day and looks forward in active hope to “the last day”, when Christ will come in glory cf.

Dnciclica Proprio Mysterii Paschalis 14 February The festive character of the Sunday Eucharist expresses the joy that Christ encicljca to his Church through the gift of the Spirit.

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In particular, she feels herself called to a new catechetical and pastoral commitment, in order to ensure that, in the normal course of life, none of her children are deprived of the rich outpouring of grace which the celebration of the Lord’s Day brings. AAS 81 Neusner, Genesis Rabbahvol.


Therefore, if God “sanctifies” the seventh day with a special blessing and makes it “his day” par excellencethis must be understood within the deep dynamic of the dialogue of the Covenant, indeed the dialogue of “marriage”. But, with its specific remembrance of the glory of the Risen Christ, the Lord’s Day recalls with greater intensity the future glory of his “return”. This doctrine, based upon that unwritten law which man, in the light of reason, finds in his own heart cf. Through their testimony, every generation of believers hears the greeting of Christ, rich with the messianic gift of peace, won by his blood and offered with his Spirit: From the Sabbath to Sunday The Passover of Christ has in fact liberated man from a slavery more radical than any weighing upon an oppressed people — the slavery of sin, which alienates man from God, and alienates man from himself and from others, constantly sowing within history the seeds of evil and violence.

To this end, it is important to devote attention to the songs used by the assemblysince singing is a particularly apt way to express a joyful heart, accentuating the solemnity of the celebration and fostering the sense of a common faith and a shared love.

Evangelii Gaudium Laudato si’. The teachings of Evangelium vitae on the immorality of murder, directly willed abortion, and euthanasia are considered infallible by Catholic theologians including “liberals” Richard GaillardetzHermann Pottmeyer”moderates” Francis A.

The Christian community thus comes to a renewed awareness of the fact that all things were created through Christ cf. Toaff, Rome,p.

Yet there is no conflict whatever between Christian joy and true human joys, which in fact are exalted and find their ultimate enficlica precisely in the joy dids the glorified Christ, the perfect image and revelation of man as God intended.

Sunday is an invitation to look ahead; it is the day on which the Christian community cries out to Christ, ” Marana tha: This is diez perspective within which Christians need to rediscover this precept today.

I entrust this Apostolic Letter to the intercession of the Blessed Virgin, that it may be received and put into practice by the Christian community. The Sunday assembly is the privileged place of unity: It is a wondrous event which is not only absolutely unique in human history, but which lies at the very heart of the mystery of time.

James is equally forceful in what he writes: It would be banal to interpret God’s “rest” as a kind of divine “inactivity”. And constantly renewed by the weekly commemoration of Easter, may Christ’s disciples be ever more credible in proclaiming the Gospel of salvation and ever more effective in building the civilization of love. Yet you come into church not to give to the poor but to take instead”.


In eniclica Sunday Eucharist, the believing heart opens wide to embrace all aspects of the Church. In his speech in the synagogue at Antioch in Pisidia cf. Dominj particularly efficacious expression of this is the Sunday gathering of the entire community, obedient to the voice of the Risen Lord who calls the faithful together to give them the light of his word and the nourishment of his Domiji as the perennial sacramental wellspring of redemption.

The mention of the Bishop in the Eucharistic Prayer is the indication of this. The pressures of today can make it harder to fulfil the Sunday obligation; and, with a mother’s sensitivity, the Church looks to the circumstances of each of her children. Paul too stresses this in writing to the Colossians: As she confessed her faith, one romini the martyrs said: But they show such great respect for the human being in the mother’s womb that they require as a logical consequence that God’s commandment “You shall not kill” be extended to the unborn child as well.

This is the climax, here below, of the covenant of love between God and his people: Do not be afraid to give your time to Christ!

And the inspired text goes on to give the reason for this, recalling as it does the work of God: The Spirit is unfailingly present to every one of the Church’s days, appearing unpredictably and lavishly with the wealth of his gifts. In situations where the Eucharist cannot be celebrated, the Church recommends that the Sunday assembly come together even without a priest, 95 in keeping with the indications and directives of the Holy See which have been entrusted to the Episcopal Conferences for implementation.

It is the mystery of Christ itself which demands this: Sunday is the day of joy and the day of rest precisely because it is “the Lord’s Encicllca, the day of the Risen Lord.

After Easter and Pentecost, the most solemn celebration is undoubtedly the Nativity of the Lord, when Christians ponder the mystery endiclica the Incarnation and contemplate the Word of God who deigns to assume our humanity in order to give us a share in his divinity. They have become “one” in Christ cf.