"The only gift I can make is that the Lord make you holy," these words of Mother Caiani taken from a letter in the Christmas of 1919, is a summary of the last catechesis, Pope Francis has played during the hearing Wednesday dealing the universal call to holiness.
Thus began the Pope: "All Christians, as baptized, are equal in dignity before God and are united by vocation, which is holiness. Now we ask: in what way this vocation
universal to be holy? And how can we achieve it? First, we must bear in mind that holiness is not something that we provide, that we get with our quality and our skills. Holiness is a gift, is the gift that makes us the Lord Jesus, when He takes us with him and plays it himself makes us like him ... holiness is not a prerogative of only a few: holiness is a gift
We want to offer some important flash, excerpts from speeches by Pope Francis last weekend: from
speech to the assembly of major superiors, adult scout movement until the Angelus yesterday. Here they
are divided by topic:
ATTRACTION: The religious life primarily helps the Church to realize that '"attraction" that makes it grow,
because of the testimony of a brother and a sister who lives truly religious
3rd of November : Feast of Blessed Margarita Caiani. To celebrate this day is to say a thanks to God for the gift and the example of a woman who, to paraphrase the Gospel that in this day the liturgy offers us (Lk 10,38-42), was able to select the best part.
Like Mary of Bethany, Mother Caiani tried the gaze of Jesus in every area of their lives; his vocation was this search for the gaze of Christ, falling deeper and deeper, until his Heart, the Heart of Jesus: A Heart that you