Stewardship: Caring for God’s Creation: Gaudium Evangelii – Chapter 2, Cultural Challenges

“The joy of the Gospel is such that it cannot be taken away from us by anyone or anything. The evils of the world – and those of the Church – must not be excuses for diminishing our commitment and our fervor. Let us look upon them as challenges which can help us grow. With the eyes of faith, we can see the light which the Holy Spirit always radiates in the midst of darkness, never forgetting that ‘where sin increased, grace has abounded all the more.’

St. John XXIII on the memorable day 11 October 1962 (said): ‘…We feel that we must disagree with those prophets of doom who are always forecasting disaster, as though the end of the world were at hand. In our times, divine Providence is leading
us to a new order of human relations which, by human e orts and even beyond all expectations, are directed to the fulfillment of God’s superior and inscrutable designs, in which everything, even human setbacks, leads to the greater good of the Church.’”

 

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Categories News | Tags: | Posted on July 27, 2017

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Subway to Herald Square Station

Subway to 7th Ave 34th Street

Subway to 34th Street / Penn Station

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St. Francis of Assisi located at
135 W. 31st Street
New York, NY 10001
Between 6th and 7th Avenues