Zasadnicze myśli encykliki Jana Pawła II Ecclesia de Eucharistia w Per-sonal testimony of belief and love to Eucharist was given by John Paul II in his. The Papal Encyclicals ” published by Pierian Press. For several years, St. Michael’s Depot included these documents. See John Paul II, Encykliki Ojca Świętego Jana Pawła II (Kraków: Znak, ), – He spoke about this many times, for example on the occasion of.

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The parrhesia of faith must be matched by the boldness of reason. Without this constant ever renewed endeavour for conversion, partaking of the Eucharist would lack its full redeeming effectiveness and there would be a loss or at least a weakening of the special readiness to offer God the spiritual sacrifice in which our sharing in the priesthood of Christ jppii expressed in an essential and universal manner.

At the same time man’s deepest sphere is involved-we mean the sphere of encyklikk hearts, consciences and events. As this link encykkliki broken in the man Adam, so in the Man Christ it was reforged The Church never ceases to relive his death on the Cross and his Resurrection, which constitute the content of the Church’s daily life. Undoubtedly one of the tendencies it displayed was to overcome what has been called triumphalism, about which there was frequent discussion during the Council.

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Furthermore, his death on the Cross speaks-that is to say the inscrutable depth of his suffering and abandonment. Indeed, as soon as he announced to the Sacred College on 26 August that he wished to be called John Paul-such a double name being unprecedented in the history of the Papacy-I saw in it a clear presage of grace for the new pontificate.

As we reflect again on this stupendous text from the Council’s teaching, we do not forget even for a moment that Jesus Christ, the Son of the living God, become our reconciliation with the Father The subject of development and progress is on everybody’s lips and appears in the columns of all the newspapers and other publications in all the languages of the modern world.

In building up from the very foundations the picture of the Church as the People of God-by showing the threefold mission of Christ himself, through participation in which we become truly God’s People-the Second Vatican Council highlighted, among other characteristics of the Christian vocation, the one that can be described as “kingly”.

For when we become aware that we share in Christ’s triple mission, his triple office as priest, as prophet and as kingwe also become more aware of what must receive service from the whole of the Church as the society and community of the People of God on earth, and we likewise understand how each one of us must share in this mission and service. The Eucharist is the most perfect Sacrament of this union. Can it be said that the Church is not alone in making this appeal?

What should we do, in order that this new advent of the Church connected with the approaching end of the second millennium may bring us closer to him whom Sacred Scripture calls “Everlasting Father”, Pater futuri saeculi 21? Nevertheless, without applying these comparisons, one still cannot fail to see that this century has so far been one in which people have provided many injustices and sufferings for themselves.


The Council document mentioned above states clearly enough what that curtailment or violation of religious freedom is.

At the same time, exploitation of the earth not only for industrial but also for military purposes and the uncontrolled development of technology outside the framework of a long-range authentically humanistic plan often bring with them a threat to man’s natural environment, alienate him in his relations with nature and remove him from nature.

This growing criticism was certainly due to various causes and we are furthermore sure that it was not always without sincere love for the Encyliki. She must likewise be aware of the threats to man and of all that seems to oppose the endeavour “to make human life ever more human” 97 and make every element of encyklliki life correspond to man’s true dignity-in a word, she must be aware of all that is opposed to that process.

The Eucharist is the centre and summit of the whole of sacramental life, through which each Christian receives the saving power of the Redemption, beginning with the mystery of Baptism, in which we are buried into the death of Christ, in order to become sharers in his Resurrectionas the Apostle teaches. In this case we are undoubtedly confronted with a radical injustice with regard to what is particularly deep within man, what is authentically human.

Encyklili Fathers of the Church rightly eencykliki in the various religions as it were so many reflections of the one truth, “seeds of the Word” 67attesting that, though the routes taken may be different, there is but a single goal to which is directed the deepest aspiration of the human spirit as expressed in its quest for God and also in its quest, through its tending towards God, for the full dimension of its humanity, or in other words for the full meaning of human jpui.

God “desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth” The lack of this leads to the dissolution of society, opposition by citizens to authority, or a situation of oppression, intimidation, violence, and terrorism, of which many examples have been provided by the totalitarianisms of this century.

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He acted with a human will, and with a human heart he loved. As is evident, this is also a right on Christ’s part with regard to every human being redeemed by him: Yet it was the Creator’s will that man should communicate with nature as an intelligent and noble “master” and “guardian”, jpij not as a heedless “exploiter” and “destroyer”.

To present all the riches of the Council’s teaching we would here have to make reference to numerous chapters and paragraphs of the Constitution Lumen Gentium and of many other documents by the Council.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In him are “all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge” 32and the Church is his Body In the mystery of the Redemption man becomes newly “expressed” and, in a way, is newly created. However, one thing is certain: It is a question of respecting everything that has been brought about in him by the Spirit, which “blows where it wills” If it is permissible and even desirable that the enormous work to be done in this direction should take into consideration a certain pluralism of methodology, the work cannot however depart from the fundamental unity in the teaching of Faith and Morals which is that work’s end.

And has he not gone to death with people condemned for the sake of the truth? What shall we say at this point with regard to the specialists in the various disciplines, those who represent the natural sciences and letters, doctors, jurists, artists and technicians, teachers at various levels and with different specializations? Some even express the opinion that these efforts are harmful to the cause of the Gospel, are leading to a further rupture in the Church, are causing confusion of ideas in questions of faith and morals and are ending up with a specific indifferentism.


Otherwise it ceases to be constructive and does not reveal truth, love and thankfulness for the grace in which we become sharers principally and fully in and through the Church.

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The Church’s consciousness, enlightened and supported by the Holy Spirit and fathoming more and more deeply both her divine mystery and her human mission, and even her human weaknesses-this consciousness is and must remain the first source of the Church’s love, as love in turn helps to strengthen and deepen her consciousness.

The same spirit of collaboration and shared responsibility is spreading among priests also, as is confirmed by the many Councils of Enncykliki that have sprung up since the Council.

Therefore, if we wish to keep in mind this community of the Jpiu of God, which is so vast and so extremely differentiated, we must see first and foremost Christ saying in a way to each member ipii the community: It was as if with these words spoken before the judge at the decisive moment he was once more confirming what he had said earlier: A legitimate plurality of positions has yielded to an enncykliki pluralism, based upon the assumption that all positions are equally valid, which is one of today’s most widespread symptoms of the lack of confidence in truth.

Unceasingly contemplating the whole of Christ’s mystery, the Church knows with all the certainty of faith that the Redemption that took place through the Cross has definitively restored his dignity to man and given back meaning to his life in the world, a meaning that was lost encykloki a considerable extent because of sin.

Through this force the Church is united with the Spirit of Christ, that Holy Spirit promised and continually communicated by the Redeemer and whose descent, which was revealed on the day of Pentecost, necykliki for ever.

It is a matter of the meaningfulness encyklikii the various initiatives of everyday life and also of the premises for many civilization programmes, political programmes, eco nomic ones, social ones, state ones, and many others. Eponymous places In popular culture. Faith without reason, he argues, leads to superstition. It is the task of the Magisterium in the first place to indicate which philosophical presuppositions and conclusions are incompatible with revealed truth, thus articulating the demands which faith’s point of view makes of philosophy.

Our response must be: If this Mystical Body of Christ is God’s People-as the Second Vatican Council was to say later on the basis of the whole of the Biblical and patristic tradition-his means that in it each man receives within himself jpli breath of life that comes from Christ.