Ecclesia de Eucharistia: On the Eucharist in Its


  • Paperback
  • 78 pages
  • Ecclesia de Eucharistia: On the Eucharist in Its Relationship to the Church
  • Pope John Paul II
  • English
  • 04 May 2019
  • 0819823511

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia: On the Eucharist in Its Relationship to the ChurchI m no theologian, and I finished this a couple of days ago enough time for the deeper elements to have slipped away What I can contribute as a review is that this is very readable I felt like it was a letter from John Paul II directly to me I wish I had his depth of understanding about the Eucharist It should be the summit of our religious life I have a lot to learn and should probably read this 3 or 4times I recommend this for every Catholic I always shy away from encyclicals, e I m no theologian, and I finished this a couple of days ago enough time for the deeper elements to have slipped away What I can contribute as a review is that this is very readable I felt like it was a letter from John Paul II directly to me I wish I had his depth of understanding about the Eucharist It should be the summit of our religious life I have a lot to learn and should probably read this 3 or 4times I recommend this for every Catholic I always shy away from encyclicals, expecting them to be esoteric beyond my ability to understand or pay attention That was not the case here I wish I could just sit in on JPII s class on the Eucharist I wish I could adopt him as my father, grandfather, or favorite uncle I m so glad that he did the next best thing and wrote encyclicals such as Ecclesia de Eucharistia so that we can attend his classes over and over, if need be, and we can have him giving his spiritual encouragement as if it were written specifically to each of us St John Paul II, please pray for us Pope John Paul II This encyclical is the latest study of the Pope on the theology and importance of the Eucharist Topics include The theology of the Eucharist The importance of the Eucharist in the life of the Church The relationship between the priesthood and the Eucharist The Eucharist as a point of unity and separation among Christians The importance of the liturgy and following liturgical norms Mary as an example of our relationship to Jesus in the Eucharist This was phenomenal Pope St John Paul II had such a gift for being able to explain the complexities of the Catholic faith in simple terms, and this renewed in me a sense of devotion for the miracle of the Eucharist I especially appreciated his discussion of Mary s relation to the Eucharist, and his devotion to the Mother of God shows through his words. A JPII classic No era lo que esperaba Me pareci un poco aburrido, y parece meterse m s con los problemas que con la gracia de unidad que presenta la eucarist a Lo que m s me gust es la relevancia que le da a Mar a en la Eucarist a ltimo cap tulo , usando las im genes de Mar a en Can Hagan todo lo que l les diga Hagan esto en memoria m a , Junto al disc pulo amado al pie de la cruz al pie de la eucarist a , su presencia en Pentecost s y en las primeras misas, y como primer sagrario humano d No era lo que esperaba Me pareci un poco aburrido, y parece meterse m s con los problemas que con la gracia de unidad que presenta la eucarist a Lo que m s me gust es la relevancia que le da a Mar a en la Eucarist a ltimo cap tulo , usando las im genes de Mar a en Can Hagan todo lo que l les diga Hagan esto en memoria m a , Junto al disc pulo amado al pie de la cruz al pie de la eucarist a , su presencia en Pentecost s y en las primeras misas, y como primer sagrario humano durante el embarazo Claramente Ricardo disfrut con la lectura de esta enc clica Dato de color El documento se public el Jueves Santo del a o 2003, es decir, el d a que recib mi primer anuncio en una Jornada de Pascua del Movimiento de la Palabra de Dios The Church draws her life from the Eucharist is the first sentence in the beautiful document on this wonderful sacrament of the Church My favorite line and what made me want to start going to daily Mass is from the end of the document Arise and eat, else the journey will be too great for you We need the Eucharist to survive spiritually otherwise we are dead Wonderful La ltima Carta Eclesi stica escrita por Juan Pablo II Ecclesia de Eucharistia presenta una visi n entra able del tesoro que representa la Eucarist a para la Iglesia Cat lica.


About the Author: Pope John Paul II

Saint Pope John Paul II Latin Ioannes Paulus II , born Karol J zef Wojty a was elected Pope at the Conclave of 16 October 1978, and he took the name of John Paul II On 22 October, the Lord s Day, he solemnly inaugurated his Petrine ministry as the 263rd successor to the Apostle His pontificate, one of the longest in the history of the Church, lasted nearly 27 years.Driven by his pastoral solicitude for all Churches and by a sense of openness and charity to the entire human race, John Paul II exercised the Petrine ministry with a tireless missionary spirit, dedicating it all his energy He made 104 pastoral visits outside Italy and 146 within Italy As bishop of Rome he visited 317 of the city s 333 parishes.He hadmeetings than any of his predecessors with the People of God and the leaders of Nations More than 17,600,000 pilgrims participated in the General Audiences held on Wednesdaysthan 1160 , not counting other special audiences and religious ceremoniesthan 8 million pilgrims during the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000 alone , and the millions of faithful he met during pastoral visits in Italy and throughout the world We must also remember the numerous government personalities he encountered during 38 official visits, 738 audiences and meetings held with Heads of State, and 246 audiences and meetings with Prime Ministers.His love for young people brought him to establish the World Youth Days The 19 WYDs celebrated during his pontificate brought together millions of young people from all over the world At the same time his care for the family was expressed in the World Meetings of Families, which he initiated in 1994 John Paul II successfully encouraged dialogue with the Jews and with the representatives of other religions, whom he several times invited to prayer meetings for peace, especially in Assisi.Under his guidance the Church prepared herself for the third millennium and celebrated the Great Jubilee of the year 2000 in accordance with the instructions given in the Apostolic Letter Tertio Millennio adveniente The Church then faced the new epoch, receiving his instructions in the Apostolic Letter Novo Millennio ineunte, in which he indicated to the faithful their future path.With the Year of the Redemption, the Marian Year and the Year of the Eucharist, he promoted the spiritual renewal of the Church He gave an extraordinary impetus to Canonizations and Beatifications, focusing on countless examples of holiness as an incentive for the people of our time He celebrated 147 beatification ceremonies during which he proclaimed 1,338 Blesseds and 51 canonizations for a total of 482 saints He made Th r se of the Child Jesus a Doctor of the Church.He considerably expanded the College of Cardinals, creating 231 Cardinals plus one in pectore in 9 consistories He also called six full meetings of the College of Cardinals His most important Documents include 14 Encyclicals, 15 Apostolic Exhortations, 11 Apostolic Constitutions, 45 Apostolic Letters He promulgated the Catechism of the Catholic Church in the light of Tradition as authoritatively interpreted by the Second Vatican Council He also reformed the Eastern and Western Codes of Canon Law, created new Institutions and reorganized the Roman Curia.In the light of Christ risen from the dead, on 2 April 2005 at 9.37 p.m., while Saturday was drawing to a close and the Lord s Day was already beginning, the Octave of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday, the Church s beloved Pastor, John Paul II, departed this world for the Father On April 1, 2011, he was raised to the glory of the altars and on April 27, 2014 canonized.