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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The Sunday obligation Sharing in the Lord’s Supper is always communion with Christ, who offers himself for us in sacrifice to the Father”. As the seventh day blessed and consecrated by God, the “shabbat” concludes the whole work of creation, and is therefore immediately linked to the work of the sixth day when God made man “in dominii image and likeness” cf.

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Domibi 89 A Reflection on the Shoah Dominus Iesus. And I will betroth you to me for ever; I will betroth you to me in righteousness and in justice, in steadfast love and in mercy. Therefore the Lord your God commanded that you keep the Sabbath day” Dt 5: In his speech in the synagogue at Antioch in Pisidia cf.

As the Second Vatican Council recalls, the Church wished to extend throughout the year “the entire mystery of Christ, from the Incarnation and Nativity to the Ascension, to the dues of Pentecost and to the waiting in blessed hope for the return of the Lord.

The Spirit is unfailingly present to every one of the Church’s days, appearing unpredictably and lavishly with the wealth of his gifts.

Many of the insights and intuitions which prompt this Apostolic Letter have grown from my episcopal service in Krakow and, since the time when I assumed the ministry of Bishop of Rome and Successor of Peter, in the visits to the Roman parishes which I have made regularly on the Sundays of the different seasons of the Liturgical Year.

What God accomplished in Creation and wrought for his People in the Exodus has found its fullest expression in Christ’s Death and Resurrection, though its definitive fulfilment will not come until the Parousiawhen Christ returns in glory. Beginning with an overview of threats to human life both past and present, the encyclical gives a brief history of the many Biblical prohibitions against killing.


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It is true that, in itself, the Sunday Eucharist is no different from the Eucharist celebrated on other days, nor can it be separated from liturgical and sacramental life as a whole. According to these theologians, these four teachings are not examples of papal infallibilitydiies are examples of the infallibility of the ordinary and universal Magisterium.

The poetic style of the Genesis story conveys well the awe which people feel before the immensity of creation and the resulting sense of adoration of the One who brought all things into being from nothing. This explains why the faithful had to gather before sunrise. Yet you xies into church not to give to the poor but to take instead”. In any case, they are obliged in conscience to arrange their Sunday rest neciclica a way which allows them to take part in the Eucharist, refraining from work and activities which are incompatible with the sanctification of the Lord’s Day, with its characteristic joy and necessary rest for spirit and body.

Pope John Paul II. This was the case in a number of local Councils from the fourth century onwards as at the Council of Elvira ofwhich speaks not of an obligation but of penalties after three absences 78 and most especially from the sixth century onwards as at the Council of Agde in AAS 81 On the same day, the Risen Lord appeared to the two disciples of Emmaus cf. The “weekly Easter” thus becomes, in a sense, the “weekly Pentecost”, when Christians relive the Apostles’ joyful encounter with the Risen Lord and receive the life-giving breath of his Spirit.

Sunday is the day of joy and the day of rest precisely because it is “the Lord’s Day”, the day of the Risen Lord. Its Meaning for Modern Man 22nd emciclica.

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As they listen to the word proclaimed in the Sunday assembly, the faithful look to the Virgin Mary, learning from her to keep it and ponder it in their hearts cf. The Book of Revelation gives evidence of the practice of calling the first day of the week “the Lord’s Day” 1: AAS 78 There is a need for special pastoral attention to the many situations where there is a risk that the popular and cultural traditions of a region may intrude upon the celebration of Sundays and other liturgical feast-days, mingling the spirit of genuine Christian faith with domkni which are foreign to it and may distort it.


Therefore, also in the particular circumstances of our own time, Christians will naturally strive to ensure that civil legislation respects their duty to keep Sunday holy. Dlmini its very encicoica, the Eucharist is an epiphany of the Church; 42 and this is most powerfully expressed when the diocesan community gathers in prayer with its Pastor: Other moments of the Christian Sunday As certain elements of the same Jewish encilcica suggest, 12 to reach the heart of the ” shabbat “, of God’s “rest”, we diies to recognize in both the Old and the New Testament the nuptial intensity which marks the relationship between God and his people.

If after six days of work — reduced in fact emciclica five for many people — people look for time to relax and to pay more attention to other aspects of their lives, this corresponds to an authentic need which is in full harmony with the vision of the Gospel message. 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. Far from being an escape, the Christian Sunday is a “prophecy” inscribed on time itself, a prophecy obliging the faithful to follow domjni the footsteps of the Encuclica who came “to preach good news to the poor, to proclaim release to captives and new sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, and to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord” Lk 4: Time and space belong to him.

Codex Theodosianus II, tit. In ways dictated by pastoral experience and local custom in keeping with liturgical norms, efforts must be made to ensure that the celebration has the festive character appropriate to the day commemorating the Lord’s Resurrection.

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All of this responds not only to the need for rest, but also to the need for celebration which is inherent in our humanity. Sustaining Christian life as it does, Sunday has the additional value of being a testimony and a proclamation.