in 1998, CMSM offered in Forum, the only English translation
of the Latin American bishops' reflections on the Jubilee Year.
Released in Spanish by CELAM (the Episcopal Conferences of Latin
America), the Latin American bishops published this triad to
help integrate the message of Tertio Millennio Adveniente
into the celebration of the Church of Latin America. The pamphlet
was written by Camilo Maccise, OCD, Superior General of the
Discalced Carmelites and president of the Union of Superiors
General in Rome. The purpose of the document is to make available
to religious for reflection and discussion an integration of
key themes of Vita Consecrata with themes of Tertio
Millennio Adveniente as the millennium proceeds.
- Witnesses of Christ in the
World (371kb PDF)
This first text of the trilogy links religious life to following and witnessing the Lord as seen from the viewpoint of the Year dedicated especially to the Person of Jesus Christ. This booklet treats in an impressive way the call to conversion and holiness of lie as an expression of creative fidelity on the part of so many women and men who not only read the signs of the times but also write them with their own lives consecrated to the primacy of God.
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- Reflecting the Merciful Face
of the Father (1030kb PDF)
Saint Paul begins his second letter to the Corinthians with
a greeting to his readers and an expression of thanksgiving
to God: “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus
Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all consolation.”
(2 Cor 1:3). . .
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article. . .