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The Eremitic Life and Consecrated Virgin

Without always professing the three evangelical counsels publicly, hermits “devote their life to the praise of God and salvation of the world through a stricter separation from the world, the silence of solitude and assiduous prayer and penance.” They manifest … Continue reading

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The Church is the Temple of the Holy Spirit

“What the soul is to the human body, the Holy Spirit is to the Body of Christ, which is the Church. “To this Spirit of Christ, as an invisible principle, is to be ascribed the fact that all the parts of … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Church

The Church is in history, but at the same time she transcends it. It is only “with the eyes of faith” that one can see her in her visible reality and at the same time in her spiritual reality as bearer … Continue reading

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I Believe on the Catholic Church

“Christ is the light of humanity; and it is, accordingly, the heart-felt desire of this sacred Council, being gathered together in the Holy Spirit, that, by proclaiming his Gospel to every creature, it may bring to all men that light … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit and the Church

The mission of Christ and the Holy Spirit is brought to completion in the Church, which is the Body of Christ and the Temple of the Holy Spirit. This joint mission henceforth brings Christ’s faithful to share in his communion … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit and the Pentecost

On the day of Pentecost when the seven weeks of Easter had come to an end, Christ’s Passover is fulfilled in the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, manifested, given, and communicated as a divine person: of his fullness, Christ, the … Continue reading

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Expectation of the Messiah and His Spirit

“Behold, I am doing a new thing.” Two prophetic lines were to develop, one leading to the expectation of the Messiah, the other pointing to the announcement of a new Spirit. They converge in the small Remnant, the people of the … Continue reading

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