15 Jun By encouraging devotion to the Heart of Jesus, the Encyclical “Haurietis Aquas” exhorted believers to open themselves to the mystery of God. Haurietis Aquas. 87 likes. Envie de partir en camp sur les pas d’un saint? De visiter l’Europe? Tu as un cousin, une sœur, un fils qui veut occuper son. Haurietis Aquas has 5 ratings and 1 review. April said: This encyclical was written for the th year anniversary of the extension of the feast of the S.

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Views Read Edit View history. Fr Adam Kane marked it as to-read Nov 14, To all these We have offered paternal congratulations on many occasions, whether in letters written on the subject, in personal addresses, or even in messages delivered over the radio.

To Us, aqquas less than to Our predecessors, these capital truths are clear and certain. It is not a coincidence that the feast day of the Sacred Heart of Jesus comes in the liturgical calendar just after Pentecost, commemorating the gift of the Holy Spirit.

For Haurketis am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor might, nor height nor depth, nor any other creature shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. But, in truth, hatred of God and of those who lawfully act in His place is the greatest kind of sin that can be committed by man created in the image and likeness of God and destined to enjoy His perfect and enduring friendship for ever in heaven.

It enables us to entrust ourselves to his saving and merciful love, and at the same time strengthens us in the desire to take part in his work of salvation, becoming his instruments. Council of Chalcedon, a.

Consequently, the honor to be paid to the Sacred Heart is such as to raise it to the rank – so far as external practice is concerned – of the highest expression of Christian piety.

Consequently He assumed it in no diminished way, in no different sense in what concerns the spiritual and the corporeal: John the Evangelist to Jesus nailed to the Cross, have been spoken to Christians in all ages — it must yet be admitted that it was only by a very gradual advance that the honors of a special devotion were offered to that Heart as depicting the love, human and divine, which exists in the Incarnate Word.

For those who were listening to Jesus speaking, it certainly was not difficult to relate these words by which He promised the fountain of “living water” destined to spring from His own side, to the words of sacred prophecy of Isaias, Ezechiel and Zacharias, foretelling the Messianic Kingdom, and likewise to the symbolic rock from which, when struck by Moses, water flowed forth in a miraculous manner.

We can even assert – as the revelations made by Jesus Christ to St. God gives us a new heart, and a new spirit.


Haurietis Aquas: On Devotion to the Sacred Heart

The Angelic Doctor, relying on ordinary experience, notes: The other reason which refers in a particular manner to the Heart of the divine Redeemer, and likewise demands in a special way that the highest form of worship be paid to it, arises from the fact that His Heart, more than all the other members of His haufietis, is the natural sign and symbol of His boundless love for the human race.

As the Scripture saith: John Chrysostom, admits that the emotion of the senses to which the divine Redeemer was subject made obvious the fact that He assumed a human nature complete in all respects: Act of Consecration Prayer Hauriwtis Scapular.

John the Evangelist relates as having come from Christ Himself: Thomas writes as follows: Let them carefully consider, as We have said, that it is a question of a devotion which has long been powerful in the Church and is solidly founded on the Gospel narrative.

If this devotion is constantly practiced with this knowledge and understanding, the souls of the faithful cannot but attain to the sweet knowledge of the love of Christ which is the perfection of Christian life as the Apostle, who knew this from personal experience, teaches: For what is more pleasing and acceptable hakrietis God than service which pays homage to the divine love and is offered for the sake of that love–since any service freely offered is a gift in some sense and love “has the position of the first gift, through which all other free gifts are made?

Papal Letter on 50th Anniversary of “Haurietis Aquas” – ZENIT – English

As in most encyclicals of this type, Pius XII expounds on the theological and scriptural basis for the traditional devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus – culminating in the discussion and acceptance of the revelation to St. Rather, this should aim at open and vigorous action, at the triumph of the Catholic faith, at a strong defense of Christian morals.

From it these must flow: This is My commandment that you love one another as I have loved you.

Moreover there are those who consider a devotion of this kind as primarily demanding penance, expiation and the other virtues which they call “passive,” meaning thereby that they produce no external results. Apostolic constitutions and bulls Encyclicals Apostolic writings Magisterium.

Nothing, then, was wanting to the human nature which the Word of God united to Himself.

In a letter from MaySt. Augustine writes of her: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Put Me as a seal upon thy heart, as a seal upon thy arm; for love is strong as death, jealousy is hard as hell, the lamps thereof are lamps of fire and flames.

Our hearts are conformed, and remade, in the sacraments to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Church has always valued, and still does, the devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus so highly that she provides for the spread of it among Christian peoples everywhere and by every means.

His magisterium includes almost 1, addresses and radio broadcasts. The Church, rejoicing in this inestimable gift, can show forth a more ardent love of her divine Founder, and can, in a more generous and effective manner, respond to that invitation which St.


And though it seems strong and exalted indeed, yet it was only an advance symbol of that burning charity which mankind’ s promised Redeemer, from His most loving Aquss, was destined to open to all and which was to be the type of His love for us and the foundation of the new covenant. Lucam, 1, X, n.

Haurietis Aquas (May 15, ) | PIUS XII

Since then, alas, one can hauriehis that the number of hauriegis whose boast is that they are God’s enemies is in some places increasing, that the false slogans of materialism are being spread by act and argument, and unbridled license for unlawful desires is everywhere being praised, is it remarkable that love, which is the supreme law of the Christian religion, the surest foundation of true and perfect justice and the chief source of peace and innocent pleasures, loses its warmth in the souls of many?

This love is not diminished or withdrawn in haudietis face of the perfidy or the horrible crimes of those who betray it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. No less moving are the words haurietks the author of the Canticle of Canticles, employing comparisons from conjugal affection, describes symbolically the bonds of mutual love by which God and his chosen people are united to each other: The Heart of Jesus Christ loves the human race but as a human and divine heart.

Yet human beings will only be able to experience faith as a grace to the extent that they accept it within themselves as a gift on which they seek to live. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Assuredly, when He who is the only begotten of the Father and the Word made flesh “full of grace and truth” 24 had come to men weighed down with many sins and miseries it was He alone, from that human nature united hypostatically to the divine Person, Who could open to the human race the “fountain of living water” which would irrigate the parched land and transform it into a fruitful and flourishing garden.

This most tender, forgiving and patient love of God, though it deems unworthy the people of Israel as they add sin to sin, nevertheless at no time casts them off entirely. Through the life-giving waters of Jesus we are made clean, and through His body and blood we are transformed. It is therefore beyond all doubt that, in the carrying out of works of grace and divine omnipotence, His Heart, no less than the other members of His human nature is also a legitimate symbol of that unbounded love.

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