domingo, 27 de maio de 2012

The Church Of Christ Is Born

                                                               Antoni BigCuore Casagrande *

(Sp.sp.09.05.2008 at 9.40 hrs.) (Amended 05/26/2012)

Sunday, May 27, (2012), we celebrate the feast of Pentecost. Penta, fifty days after Easter. This festival is of Jewish origin, called Harvest Festival. The number 7 for the Jewish people, is the number of perfection. 7 x 7 = 49 + 1 + 50. Forty-nine days after Passover, another fifty. It is a symbolic number. Jesus was praying in the desert 40 days. The Jewish people was 40 years in the desert etc..

Jesus promised his disciples before his ascension into heaven, which would send the Paraclete or Advocate, the Holy Spirit, that they had the power, light, to continue his Church. And so it was done!.In the Gospel of John 20, verses 21-23, He says, "Peace be with you. As the Father sent me, so I send you. Having said this, he breathed on them, saying: "Receive the Holy Spirit. The sins of those you forgive will be forgiven. The sins of those that you do not forgive, will not be forgiven. " (1)A Feast for Catholic Christians, the day is almost "official," the foundation of the church of our Lord Jesus Christ, THE CHURCH Petrina. View and meditate, chapter 2, verses 1 13 of the Acts of the Apostles.

0.1. Guided by the Holy Spirit Church.

So says the Catechism of the Catholic Church in canon 767: "After the work the Father had entrusted to the Son to do on earth, sent the Holy Spirit at Pentecost to sanctify the church permanently." It was then that the "church public comment before the crowd and began to spread the Gospel through preaching. "Being "convocation" of all men to salvation, the Church is by its very nature missionary sent by Christ to all people to make them disciples. To accomplish the mission, the Holy Spirit "equips and directs the church through the various hierarchical and charismatic gifts."Therefore, the Church enriched with the gifts of its Founder and endeavoring to faithfully observe His precepts of charity, humility and selflessness, given the mission of proclaiming the kingdom of Christ and of God and establish them in all people; it is this kingdom on earth the seed and beginning ".

0.2. Mystical Body of Christ Church.

There is much confusion in the minds of the people regarding the concept of church. The concept that I find most beautiful is the Body of Christ. The church as the mystical body of Christ, is incorruptible, infallible, perfect in every way!. Paul in his letter to the Corinthians 1, Chapter 12, it compares the Church as a body in which Christ is the head. Each member has a job very well defined in this church.

0.3. Church Hierarchy

Opponents criticize the church for its rigid structure. But, between us, in every organization there are flaws, just imagine if there was no hierarchy?Pope, bishops and priests, all united in a single ideal: the ideal of Jesus Christ, the ideal of the Kingdom of God! The ideal of evangelization as Jesus advocated.

0.4. Visible Church.

Church, not the brick and clay, but all the people. The people of God in our earthly pilgrimage. This is the visible church. Church Walk into the sky!Conclusion: The most important of all, you follow, day by day, in the footsteps of Jesus and His commandments. All he left, comes down to love one EACH OTHER AS I LOVED YOU!. This is the largest law She sums up the true love of God for us, their children.

Read and meditate on the Bible, especially the New Testament, consisting of the gospels, the apostolic letters and apocalypse.And, most difficult to put all this in practice. It is difficult but not impossible!. Start slowly, setting small goals, and over time, gradually increase it until reaching the ideal.

And above all, the sacramental life. The sacraments are the foundation of the church of Christ. Above all, confession (reconciliation) and the Holy Eucharist.The master says: "I am the living bread come down from heaven. WHO EAT THIS BREAD WILL LIVE FOREVER. "That's what I had to offer them for your consideration.

A Holy Sunday at all (as) and that the Holy Spirit of God, of heaven always send them in profusion, their largesse, protecting them in the name of the Father, Son and Spirit Santo.Amém!


Source: (1) - Pauline Bible, editing pastoral pg.1.385. (Edition 1989).Antoni BigCuore * Author is a writer in sp.sp. Access his link evangelizing on the net - and his BLOG BEM VIVER - Healthy Living - lin:

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