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Holy Father’s message for Lent 2017

01 March 2017 CGI news Vatican

Holy Father’s message for Lent 2017

“The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift”. This is the title of 2017 Lenten Message of the Holy Father. During the Lenten Season, it is an ardent desire of the Holy Father that the entire Christian people allow themselves to be converted by the Word of God, that is alive and powerful, capable of leading the human person back to God: only by taking to heart the Word, the gift of God, will it be possible to open the heart to a gift, who is the neighbor, thereby favoring the culture of encounter in our one human family.

The Holy Father's message > Quaresima 17 INGL (pdf, 43.33 Ko)

The General Council encourages to share and spread the Pontifical Message to your Conferences, local and regional councils. In addition, the Dicastery informs us that a report has been requested on the dissemination of this Message, its reception and the concrete initiatives it may have created (catecheses, Lenten campaigns, assistance programs for the most disadvantaged population, etc.).
Do not hesitate to produce a document on the actions carried out within your structures during this Lenten period and send it to the CGI who will transmit.

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