Synodevaders - 25 oktober 2008
This Synod re-proposes forcefully to all the faithful the encounter with Jesus, Word of God made flesh, as event of grace that reoccurs in the reading and hearing of the Sacred Scriptures. Taking up a thought shared by the Fathers, Saint Cyprian reminds: "Attend assiduously to prayer and to "lectio divina." When you pray you speak with God, when you read it is God who speaks with you" ("Ad Donatum," 15).
Hence, we sincerely hope that from this assembly a new season will spring of great love for sacred Scripture on the part of all the members of the People of God, so that from their prayerful and faithful reading in time the relationship with the very person of Jesus will be deepened. In this prospective, it is hoped -- in so far as possible -- that each of the faithful will personally possess the Bible (cf. Deuteronomy 17:18-20) and enjoy the benefits of the special indulgence connected with the reading of Scripture (cf. "Indulgentiarum Doctrina," 30).
Van de 12e Gewone Bisschoppensynode over het Woord van God in het leven en de zending van de Kerk (Engelstalige versie)
|Datum:||25 oktober 2008|
|Copyrights:||© 2008, Libreria Editrice Vaticana
Bron: Zenit.org (vertaling vanuit de onofficiële Italiaanse versie)
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