05 april 2013 the beatitudes

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05 april 2013 the beatitudes

  1. 1. YEAR OF FAITH Oct. 11, 2012 – Nov. 24, 201350th Anniversary of the Solemn Opening of the Second Ecumenical Vatican Council The “door of faith” (Acts 14:27) is always open forus, ushering us into the life of communion with God and offering entry to His Church.All the faithful are given the opportunity to profess our faith in the Risen Lord… in our cathedrals and in the churches of the whole world, in our homes and among our families, so that everyone may feel a strong need to know better and to transmit to future generations the faith of all time.
  2. 2. JESUS CHRIST* center of faith* fulfillment of Scriptures* pioneer and perfect moulder of our faith
  3. 3. BEATITUDES the heart of Jesus’ preaching.take up the promises made to the chosen people since Abraham
  4. 4. BEATITUDESfulfill the promisesby ordering them no longer merely to the possession of a territory but to theKingdom of Heaven
  5. 5. BEATITUDESpurify our hearts and seek theLove of God above all else
  6. 6. THE BEATITUDES Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy
  7. 7. THE BEATITUDES Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven Blessed are you when men revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account
  8. 8. Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in Heaven (Mt 5:3-12)
  9. 9. DECALOGUE (Ten Commandments)SERMON ON THE MOUNT (Beatitudes)APOSTOLIC CATHECHESIS paths that leads us to the
  10. 10. KINGDOM OF HEAVEN

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