This yr, the annual retreat for the Roman Curia shall be noticed individually from 21-26 February. To accompany this time of prayer, Pope Francis has gifted the contributors a ebook on spirituality titled “Abbi a cuore il Signore.”
By Vatican Information workers author
The Non secular Workout routines for the Roman Curia is scheduled for 21 – 26 February. This yr, nonetheless, as a result of persistence of the present well being emergency, Pope Francis invited the Heads of Dicasteries and Superiors of the Curia to make non-public preparations for his or her annual retreat. Usually, the Non secular Workout routines of the Roman Curia are noticed communally on the Casa Divin Maestro in Arricia, Italy.
The Holy Father, expressing his closeness to the retreatants throughout this era, is gifting every certainly one of them a ebook titled “Abbi a cuore il Signore”- a Pauline’s publication, edited by Jesuit priest, Daniele Libanori. The reward is accompanied by a letter from the Holy Father, addressed to Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra, the Substitute for Common Affairs of the Secretariat of State.
In mild of the difficulties hooked up to with the ability to collect collectively in particular person, Pope Francis encourages every one of many retreats to do the Non secular Workout routines the place it’s most handy for them and expresses hope that the ebook would assist everybody of their non secular lives.
Abbi a cuore il Signore
The ebook, “Abbi a cuore il Signore,” is a 17th century manuscript written by a monk, Maestro di San Bartolo. It’s a assortment of notes written by hand on sheets of paper in ecclesiastical Latin present in inadvertently in Ferrara.
Within the preface, Fr. Libanori explains that these notes have been in all probability supposed for private use in preaching by Maestro di San Bartolo. The writing is wealthy is meditations with notes and quite a few biblical references, and it additionally incorporates a small treatise on the lethal vices. Fr. Libanori notes that the ebook incorporates a knowledge of frequent sense, however not with out curiosity. He additional provides that they doc a sensitivity and expertise of the Church in non secular steerage.
All of those, Fr. Libanori notes, make for helpful studying for “overcoming oneself and going extra shortly in direction of God.”