Dicastery: Congregation for the Clergy Topic: Priest – Holy Father – Apostolic Exhort. Language: English Type: Documento. Haerent Animo: full text, concordances and frequency lists. [2], 85, [1] p.; cm. Translated by J. Keating and at Vatican Press. [First thus in ] Fair ex-lib.,stapled, red card sides in stiff brown taped binder. Bookseller.

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Want to be automatically notified of new documents? But it is not right that they should divert clerics from the duties of their state and office, involve them in material affairs and leave them exposed to the cares, anxieties and dangers which are inseparable from these occupations.

Furthermore, where a secular priest or religious is obliged by his office to administer temporal property, let him remember that he is not only to observe scrupulously all that charity and justice prescribe, but that he has a special obligation to conduct himself in very truth as a father of the poor. We ourselves have already spoken in praise of the advantages to be derived from a retreat, on the occasion when we issued certain decrees on this subject bearing on the discipline of the clergy of Rome.

Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. I will sing, said the prophet, and I will understand. Why might not one re-establish in our own day something of the kind, with due attention to differences of country and priestly duties? Charity May all of you excel in charity-a charity that never seeks what is its own; when you have mastered the human incentives of jealous rivalry and self-seeking ambition, let all together in fraternal emulation strive for the glory of God.

Consistory 18 November forbidding priests to take over the temporal administration of profane societies or institutions: Remember me on this computer. Use of site is subject to our terms of use. Jerome when instructing Nepotianus on the priestly life: The Catholic Church rejoices in and is proud of the charity beyond praise which inspires the clergy to proclaim the Gospel of christian peace and to bring the blessings of salvation and civilization even to barbarous races; through their unsparing labor, sometimes consecrated by their blood, the kingdom of Christ is expanding constantly and the christian faith gains added splendor from these new triumphs.

God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and the weak things of the world God has chosen to confound the strong, and the humble and contemptible things of the world God has chosen, the things that are not, in order to bring to nought the things that are. Charles Borromeo, ex orationibus ad clerum.

These grave words apply, no doubt, to all who have authority in the Church, but they apply in a special way to us who, despite our unworthiness, by the grace of God exercise supreme power within the Church.


It brings clarity where there is confusion, binds what is torn apart, gathers what is scattered, investigates what is hidden, seeks out the truth, weighs what has the appearance of truth, and shows up what is pretense and falsehood.

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Holiness becometh thy house. You may send this item to up to five recipients. Those who hear him might say, insultingly it is true, but not without justification: In the midst of all these duties, the priest shall have ever present to his mind the striking admonition given by St.

These exercises are known and approved by all, though not everyone puts them into practice; there should, if possible, be a yearly retreat, performed either alone or, preferably, in common with others, the second method being usually more productive of good results, without prejudice to episcopal regulations.

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Let your eyes dwell on the spectacle of men in whom the mind of Christ, that supremely precious gift, has grown weak; their thoughts are all on earthly things, they are engaged in vain pursuits, their words are so much unimportant chatter; in the performance of their sacred functions they are careless, cold, perhaps even unworthy.

Advanced Search Find a Library. Has not haerwnt Lord placed everything in my hand, when he put there his only-begotten Son, coeternal and coequal with himself? Institut canadien de microreproductions historiques, haerrnt All too frequently animi must deplore the fact that prayer is a matter of routine rather than of genuine fervor; the Psalms are recited at the appointed times[41] in a negligent manner, a few short prayers are said in between; there is no further thought of consecrating part of the day to speaking with God, with pious aspirations to him.

May God answer this our prayer: For the priest cannot be good or bad for himself alone; his conduct and way of life have far-reaching consequences for the people. Inclusion of any item does not necessarily imply our endorsement or agreement.

It is anumo irrelevant to note here that Leo XIII in his wisdom made special mention of the virtue of abstinence, which we call self-denial, in the words of the Gospel. While insisting on these truths, we would likewise admonish the priest that in annimo last analysis, it is not for himself alone that he has to sanctify himself, for he is the aherent whom Christ went out.

In the midst of all these duties, the priest shall have ever present to his mind the striking admonition given by St.

The E-mail Address es field is required. Wisdom of the Popes, Saints, Theologians, Other And while our appeal is intended above all to recall the erring to the right path and to spur the lukewarm to fresh endeavor, we would wish it to serve as an encouragement to others also. True friendship consists in unity of mind and will, identity of likes and dislikes; therefore, as friends of Jesus Christ, we are bound to have animl mind in us which was in Jesus Christ who is holy, innocent, undefiled.


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Offer Him your faith, for the chastisement of perfidy; offer Him your fasting, that gluttony may cease; offer your chastity as a sacrifice that passion anumo die; place on the Altar your piety, hzerent impiety be put away; call upon mercy, that avarice may be overcome; and that folly may disappear, the immolation of sanctity is called for. But now, what a change has taken place! May God in his bounteous harent grant that these ominous words may never be true of any of you, beloved sons; he knows what is in our heart, he sees that it is free from rancor towards anyone, and that it is inflamed with pastoral zeal and paternal love for all: There is, indeed, only one thing that unites man to God, one naerent that makes him pleasing to God and a not unworthy dispenser of his animi and that one thing is holiness of life and conduct.

In the first place he endangers his own salvation, as the great Apostle of the Gentiles feared for himself: It controls affections, guides our acts, corrects excesses, rules our conduct, introduces order and dignity into our lives; it bestows understanding of things divine and human.

For our own part, beloved sons, when we reflect upon these matters, as is our bounden duty, we are overcome with grief and our voice breaks into lamentation.

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Paul, show themselves as ministers of God in labors, in vigils, in fasting, in chastity, in knowledge, in long-suffering, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in sincere charity, in the word of truth;[38] men who seek only heavenly things and strive by every means to lead others to them. In the Old Law, though victims were only shadowy figures and symbols, sanctity of a high haerebt was demanded of the priest; what then of wnimo, now that the victim is Christ himself?

Users are reminded that even saints and popes when not speaking ex cathedra are not infallible. The ecclesial mandate of his Benedictine community is the adoration of the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar in a spirit of reparation, and in intercession for the sanctification of priests. The command of St. And while our appeal is intended above all to recall the erring to the right path and to spur the lukewarm to fresh endeavor, we would wish it to serve as an encouragement to others also.

If this holiness, which is the true supereminent knowledge of Jesus Christ, is wanting in the priest, then everything is wanting.