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Priestly spirituality according to the doctrine of St. Paul of the Cross

Jude Mead

Priestly spirituality according to the doctrine of St. Paul of the Cross

by Jude Mead

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Published by [s.n.] in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paul of the Cross, -- Saint, -- 1694-1775,
  • Passionists -- Spiritual life.,
  • Priesthood.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJude Mead.
    SeriesDissertationes ad Lauream / In Instituto Spiritualitatis Pontificiae Facultatis Theologiae Teresianum, Dissertationes ad Lauream (Pontificia Facultas Theologica Teresiae a Iesu et Ioannis a Cruce in Urbe)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18251409M

    Theosis, or deification (deification may also refer to apotheosis, lit. "making divine"), is a transformative process whose aim is likeness to or union with God, as taught by the Eastern Orthodox Church and Eastern Catholic a process of transformation, theosis is brought about by the effects of catharsis (purification of mind and body) and theoria ('illumination' with the 'vision. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      II. Justification (cont.) (—) B. 1 Manifestation, or, the Universal Provision of Righteousness () “There is none righteous, no, not one.” “ But now a righteousness from God has been made known.” Up to this point the message of the book has been bleak and discouraging. The whole world is by nature corrupt and degenerate. This doctrine of the priestly office of Christ forms the chief subject-matter of the Christological argument and the highest proof of the pre-eminence of the New Covenant over the Old. The person of the High-priest after the order of Melchisedech, His sacrifice, and its effects are opposed, in an exhaustive comparison, to the Old Testament.

      Priestly spirituality and sanctification result from these two inseparable aspects. So much so that according to St. Vincent the way to priestly sanctity, and the example they must follow, is not so much Christ Evangeliser of the Poor but Christ the Priest.   Paul embodies the cross in his ministry, becoming the fragrance of death as he is lead on the triumphal procession (2 Cor. –17), and he evens says he has been crucified with Christ (Gal ). But Paul does not merely apply the cross to his own ministry, but he instructs the new community at Philippi to have the mind of Christ (Phil.


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Priestly spirituality according to the doctrine of St. Paul of the Cross by Jude Mead Download PDF EPUB FB2

The back cover says it as good as anyone, describing the book as being "an eminently practical, commonsense approach to spiritual direction based on the wisdom and insights of one of the Church's most skillful practitioners, St. Paul of the Cross." It's 5/5(4).

Priestly spirituality according to the doctrine of St. Paul of the Cross by Jude Mead; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Passionists, Priesthood, Spiritual life; People: Paul of the Cross.

"Rodney Reeves' new book, Spirituality According to Paul: Imitating the Apostle of Christ, is one of the most courageous sketches of Paul's view of the Christian life I've seen. I think he takes Paul at his word and then turns Paul's words on us so we can see ourselves in the mirror of Paul's radical (ludicrous) vision/5(17).

The context of Paul’s vocation reveals a religious disintegration and the unraveling dynamic of a spiritual experience.

The term religious typically implies an experience that is lived within the framework of a belief system, whereas the term spiritual relates to an experience that can also occur outside the boundaries of an established religion.

Spirituality often evokes images of quiet centeredness, meditative serenity and freedom from life's pressures. It?s become a chic commodity, with its benefits evoked by images of sunrises and secluded retreats.

Contrast the apostle Paul, who promotes a cross-shaped spirituality for fools making their way though life's trials.

Paul realized that images of crucifixion, burial and resurrection 5/5(2). St. Paul is known throughout the world as the first Christian writer, authoring fourteen of the twenty-seven books in the New Testament.

But as Karen Armstrong demonstrates in St. Paul: The Apostle We Love to Hate, he also exerted a more significant influence on the spread of Christianity throughout the world than any other figure in was Paul who established the first Christian Reviews: Pauline Christianity or Pauline theology (also Paulism or Paulanity), c.q.

[clarification needed] Gentile Christianity, is the theology and Christianity which developed from the beliefs and doctrines espoused by the Hellenistic-Jewish Apostle Paul through his writings and those New Testament writings traditionally attributed to him.

Paul's beliefs were rooted in the earliest Jewish. Under the Law, a Jew was, according to Paul, a slave–even though he was an heir (Galatians ; cf. Acts ). But God has redeemed us from the Law–to be sons rather than slaves (Galatians ).

Paul’s Gentile converts had been idolaters, slaves to false gods (Galatians cf. 1 Thessalonians ). Priesthood and crisis are two words that appear to be very closely related. Or so it has seemed for the past thirty years and more.

The crisis in the priestly ministry is constantly showing new sides, however-the issue of the priest's own self-understanding, for example, the interplay of the various different vocations within the Church, and the struggle, in the face of a plethora of different.

Paul’s Use of “Cross” σταυρός. Paul used the term “cross” (σταυρός) 10 times, (11x, counting Hebrews). 2 In context, the σταυρός was the instrument of torture and death the Romans invented and employed to execute criminals or those who threatened Rome.

The Gospel writers employed the word in their accounts of Christ’s crucifixion. For a concise account of the intimate relationship between spirituality and doctrine in the early Church, see Rowan Williams, The Wound of Knowledge: Christian Spirituality from the New Testament to St John of the Cross (London: Darton Longman & Todd, 2d rev.

ed., ), 33– Paul’s Priestly Service “On some points I have written to you very boldly because of the grace given me by God to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles in the priestly service of the gospel of God so that the offering of the Gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit” (vv.

Spiritual Friendship. Paul’s deep concern for people is reflected in his constant references to special friends whom he cherished in Christ. Friendship often lays the foundation for discipleship, as with Paul’s relationships both with Timothy and Titus (see 2 Timothy – 4; Titus ).

(See Genesis 2 to learn more about spiritual. As Trump visits the St John Paul II National Shrine today, I hope someone proclaims today's Gospel (Mark ) where Herodians and Pharisees are called out for.

With Spirituality According to Paul, Rodney Reeves studies Paul from a different perspective. Reeves asks what Paul's spiritual life was like, and how he believed people were spiritually formed in Christlikeness. All of what Reeves has to say hinges on two concepts, both of which are very biblical.

The first concept is that Ch/5(8). The universal priesthood or the priesthood of all believers is a principle in some branches of Christianity which abrogates the doctrine of holy orders found in some other branches, including the Roman Catholic and Eastern d from the Bible and elaborated in the theology of Martin Luther, William Tyndale, and John Calvin, the principle became prominent as a tenet of Protestant.

Demons According to St. Teresa and St. John of the Cross In this article Fr. Antonio Moreno, O.P., examines the powerful insights of Sts. John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila regarding demons and. In lying prostrate on the floor in the form of a cross before one’s ordination, in accepting in one’s own life, like Peter, the cross of Christ, and becoming with the Apostle a floor for our brothers and sisters, one finds the ultimate meaning of all priestly spirituality.

Pope John Paul II, Karol Wojtyła, had many mentors in the spiritual. FACT: Catholics pray repetitive words with Rosary Beads that were first invented in AD, by "Peter the Hermit" and made popular by St.

Dominic in AD. Catholics believe that Mary appeared to St. Dominic in AD, at the church of Prouille and revealed the Rosary Beads to him. From this time, Catholics prayed 15 sets of 10 consecutive "hail Marys" in a row ( times), in the Rosary.

John of the Cross (born Juan de Yepes y Álvarez; Spanish: Juan de la Cruz; 24 June — 14 December ), venerated as Saint John of the Cross, was a Spanish Catholic priest, mystic, and a Carmelite friar of converso origin. He is a major figure of the Counter-Reformation in Spain. He is one of thirty-six Doctors of the Church.

John of the Cross is known especially for his writings. "This book is an outstanding resource for anyone who yearns to know Christ more deeply and follow him more completely. Rodney Reeves has given us a valuable gift in Spirituality According to Paul.

His combination of careful biblical scholarship, wise pastoral counsel and open-hearted sharing of his own faith journey helps us see in new ways what authentic spirituality is all about.John Paul II notes that “Christ also becomes in a particular way united to the man, Paul, through the cross” (SD, 20).

Paul reveals to us the paradox of the cross.Paul preached Christ crucified and risen. St. Paul enumerates throughout his Letters the spiritual blessings that occur with conversion to Jesus Christ our Lord.

For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with eloquent wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.