Holy Face Devotion
Greek Icons

Gaudete et Exsultate - Rejoice and Be Glad

Out of stock
Gaudete et Exsultate - Rejoice and Be Glad
Our Price:  £5.95(VAT Free)
Author: Pope Francis

Product Code:  B3023
ISBN:  9781784695965
Publisher:  CTS
Format  Paperback
Pages  72



Sorry, out of stock

Stock info: Sorry, out of stock

On the Call to Holiness in Today's World.

'Holiness is a gift that is offered to everyone, no one is excluded; it constitutes the distinctive character of every Christian'

Pope Francis wants the whole Church to promote anew the desire for holiness - in a practical way, for our own time.

After analysing and forcefully dismissing two subtle enemies to holiness - contemporary gnosticism and pelagianism - as 'aberrations and obstacles' to holiness, Francis appeals in detail to the Beatitudes of Matthew and Luke. Here lies the path to our happiness, or, indeed our holiness, by living out the demands and joys of the Gospel. More deeply yet, the Holy Father identifies those harmful ideologies which today strike at the heart of the Gospel, where faith is divorced from deeds, where mercy is lost. Our striving for holiness must be grounded in prayer and discernment so that our lives are transformed in the light of mercy and grace. This entails action and building the Kingdom through social action and care for the marginalised. Pope Francis offers five great expressions of love of God and of neighbour as signs of true holiness for today's culture. Finally, he sets out the landscape in which today's spiritual combat is fought against the great enemy, the devil. This calls for vigilance and discernment. Thus, the joyful holiness of the Gospel is revealed to the world in the everyday lives of ordinary people.

Publisher: CTS
Pages: 72
ISBN: 9781784695965
More by this Author: Pope Francis
Keywords: General books Recent Vatican Documents

Be the first to Write a Review for this item!

Related Products
Confirmation Certificate - Be Sealed

Confirmation Certificate - Be SealedCode: F0617  Price: £2.25

Confirmation Certificate with Bishop's Mitre and staff, prayer book, and dove. Wording is Remembrance of Your Confirmation - Be Sealed with Gift of ...

Gaudium et Spes: On the Church in the Modern World

Gaudium et Spes: On the Church in the Modern World
Vatican Council IICode: B2050  Price: £4.95

Key text on Church - World relations of the Second Vatican Council. Vatican II was one of the most significant events in the life of the modern ...

Rejoice - Letter for the Year of Consecrated Life

Rejoice - Letter for the Year of Consecrated Life
CICLSALCode: B2309  Price: £4.95

A Message from the Teachings of Pope Francis. A Letter to Consecrated People on the Occasion of the Year of Consecrated Life from the Magisterium of ...

Cenacle House Ltd