Is the Counter-Reformation Necessary?

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The role of the Society of Jesus in the Counter-Reformation.

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Is the Counter-Reformation Necessary?

  1. 1. BR. JEFF PIOQUINTO, SJ
  2. 2. Was the CounterReformation necessary?
  3. 3. Greek Humanism Renaissance
  4. 4. Christian Roman Empire Constantine Reformation Martin Luther Counter-Reformation St. Ignatius of Loyola
  5. 5. Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Civil Jurisdiction
  6. 6. Old St. Peter Basilica What is the connection of the Old St. Peter Basilica to Indulgence?
  7. 7. They need funds to built this Basilica hence, the selling of indulgence
  8. 8. INDULGENCE SIMONY
  9. 9. Inside Unsa man imong problem bai, Paki-explain nga kung may time? Ay, ambot ! Outside
  10. 10. 1545 – 1563 The council was made to address Protestant despites Main objective was to condemn Protestant doctrine and define church doctrine
  11. 11. 1. The Church’s interpretation of the Bible was final Anyone who substituted their own interpretation was a heretic. 2. Salvation by faith and works was defined Sola Fide 3. Decrees were issued for church practices such as indulgences Decree is a law Abuse of indulgences were no longer allowed
  12. 12. The Jesuits ventured into its Mission to do counter-reformation Through their zealousness in Spreading the Gospel and by Becoming living witness of Christ Love to others. Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Zealousness - Mission Learned Ministry Faithfulness to the Christ
  13. 13. Founded in 1534, the Society of Jesus or the Jesuits, formed the backbone of the Catholic or Counter Reformation. The Jesuits combined the ideas of traditional monastic discipline with a dedication to teaching and preaching. Why they did this is pretty clear -- they wanted to win back converts. As a brotherhood or society, the Jesuits sought to bypass local corruption and appealed to the papacy to leading international movement -- they would not attach themselves to local bishops or local authorities. The purpose of this international movement was to revive a Catholic or universal Christianity.
  14. 14. What can we learn from The legend of Korra –Book 2?
  15. 15. "Everything Unalaq taught me was to help himself. Everything you've done was meant to help me." The Church must be faithful to the Magisterium (Official teachings of the Church but must Be renewed to be faithful to its mission and be a living witness Of Christ love…Who came not to be served but to serve.
  16. 16. Was the Counter-Reformation necessary? Yes ! 1. To strengthen the doctrine and the teachings of the Catholic Church 2. To defend the Church (not the misbehaviors and abuses) but the magisterium and its doctrines 3. To stop the spread of Protestantism 4. To bring the Gospel to more people especially in new lands and territories 5. To renew the mission of the Church. 6. RE-ENERGIZE THE CHURCH

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