In the prayers he offered every morning to the Lord at the offering of the chalice, his first thought was of the branch of Cooperators.
<ul><li>The charism given to us by God is for the Church and for all the People of God. </li></ul>
Participation in Christ’s saving work is not reserved for certain Christians with special education or training. It is the call to all of us through the sacraments of initiation.
<ul><li>Pauline laity are recognized as full sharers in the responsibility for the Pauline mission.. </li></ul>
<ul><li>As did Paul before him, Blessed Alberione never worked alone. He never saw the work as his . </li></ul><ul><li>He formed his collaborators by offering them the opportunity and the means to be apostles. </li></ul>
The lay faithful have the primary responsibility for the transformation of the world, their specific vocation by reason of their baptism and confirmation.
c paulin e cooperators They are the primary evangelizers of today’s culture.
<ul><li>Understanding the mission of lay Christians in the Church and in the world is found in context of the Church as communion. </li></ul><ul><li>CF Christifideles Laici, # 18 </li></ul>
<ul><li>Each vocation expresses the wealth and the dimensions of the mystery of Christ and his body, one from many parts. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The common root of all the People of God is the baptism that calls all to … </li></ul>
… holiness, communion and mission according to our state in life.