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The Roman Senator is praised because, by combining participation in the Eucharist with distribution of food to the poor, he in a sense reproduced the Gospel miracle.
Adopting an image dear to the Prophets, one could say that in both cases God encivlica himself as the bridegroom before the bride cf. It is the festival of the “new creation”.
The Sabbath precept, which in the first Covenant prepares for the Sunday of the new and eternal Covenant, is therefore rooted in the depths of God’s plan. The Sunday Eucharist, therefore, not only does not absolve the faithful from the duties of charity, but on the contrary commits them even more “to all the works of charity, of mercy, of apostolic outreach, by means of which it is seen that the faithful of Christ are not of this world and yet are the light of the world, giving glory to the Father in the presence of men”.
Any decision in this regard needs to receive the special approval of the Apostolic See, and in such cases the celebration of a mystery of the Lord, such as the Epiphany, the Ascension or the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, must be transferred to Sunday, in accordance with liturgical norms, so that the faithful are not denied the chance to meditate upon the mystery.
Liturgico et de Calendario 21 March5, 7: The Sunday Eucharistic gathering is an experience of brotherhoodwhich the celebration should demonstrate clearly, while ever respecting the nature of the encicllica action. The work of creation was sealed by the blessing and consecration of the day on which God ceased “from all the work which he had done in creation” Gn 2: Already at the dawn of creation, therefore, the plan of God implied Christ’s “cosmic mission”.
Diex to the pagans, Saint Justin uses the language of the time to note that Christians gather together “on the day named after the sun”, 30 but for believers the expression had already assumed a ddomini meaning which was unmistakeably rooted in the Gospel.
These words clearly attest that “Christ is the Lord of time; he is its beginning and its end; every year, every day and every moment are embraced by his Incarnation and Resurrection, and thus become part of the ‘fullness of time'”. It was again Sunday when, fifty days after the Resurrection, the Spirit descended in power, as “a does wind” and “fire” Acts 2: Until quite recently, it was easier in traditionally Christian countries to keep Sunday holy because it was an almost universal practice and because, encicllca in the organization of civil society, Sunday rest was considered a fixed part of the work schedule.
Dies Domini Apostolic letter on keeping the lord’s day holy, 31 May 1998
This is precisely why it is also the day of rest. Sunday in the Liturgical Year The present canonical and liturgical provisions allow each Episcopal Conference, because of particular circumstances in one country or another, to reduce the list of Holy Days of obligation. The Spirit is unfailingly present enciclicx every one of do,ini Church’s days, appearing unpredictably and lavishly with the wealth of his gifts. Sharing in the Lord’s Supper is always communion with Christ, who offers himself for us in sacrifice to the Father”.
The rediscovery of this day is a grace which we must implore, not only so that we may live the demands of faith to the full, but also fnciclica that we may respond concretely to the deepest human yearnings.
The grace flowing from this wellspring renews mankind, life and history. This is why they must be convinced that it is crucially important for the vies of faith that they should come together with others on Sundays to celebrate the Passover of the Lord in the sacrament of the New Covenant.
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In order to grasp fully the meaning of Sunday, therefore, we must re-read the great story of creation and deepen our understanding of the theology of the “Sabbath”. This is a tradition going back to the Apostles, taking its origin from the actual day of Christ’s Resurrection — ebciclica day thus appropriately designated encicliva Lord’s Day’.
Clement of Alexandria, StromataVI, This is why, unlike many other precepts, it is set not within the context of strictly cultic stipulations but within the Decalogue, the “ten words” which represent the very pillars of the moral life inscribed on the human heart. Easter banquet and fraternal gathering Domoni doing this, we follow in the footsteps of the age-old tradition of the Church, powerfully restated by the Second Vatican Council in diies teaching that on Sunday “Christian believers should come together, in order to commemorate the suffering, Resurrection and glory of the Lord Jesus, by hearing God’s Word and sharing the Eucharist, and to give thanks to God who has given them new birth to a living hope through the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead cf.
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With Mary, they learn to stand at the foot of the Cross, offering to the Father the sacrifice of Christ and joining to it the offering of their own lives. Given this, the Prayer after Communion and the Concluding Rite — the Final Comini and the Dismissal — need to be better valued and appreciated, so that all who have shared in the Eucharist may come to a deeper sense of the responsibility which is entrusted to them.
The Apostles, and in particular Saint Paul, continued initially to attend the synagogue so that there they might proclaim Jesus Christ, commenting upon “the words of the prophets which are read every Sabbath” Acts The Eucharist is the full realization of the worship which humanity owes to God, and it cannot be compared to any other religious experience.
Today, however, even in those countries which give legal sanction to the festive character of Sunday, changes in socioeconomic conditions have often led to profound modifications of social behaviour and hence of the character of Sunday. However, emergency situations can also arise in countries of long-standing Christian tradition, where diminishing numbers of clergy make it impossible to guarantee the presence of a priest in every parish community.
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.