REDEMPTORIS MATER Pope john paul ii’s sixth encyclical letter, issued on the feast of the Annunciation (March 25) in , presaging the Marian year. Redemptoris Mater is a papal encyclical written by Pope John Paul II in explicating the Roman Catholic Church’s teachings on Mariology. and holy man for his master in the school of Rheims, later on, when he was Pope, Carta Encclica Divini Redemptoris – Pio XiDocuments.

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And so this “new motherhood of Mary,” generated by faith, is the fruit of the “new” love which came to definitive maturity in her at the foot of the Cross, through her sharing in the redemptive love of her Son. The circumstance which now moves me to take up this subject once more is the prospect of the yearnow drawing near, in which the Bimillennial Jubilee of the birth of Jesus Christ at the same time directs our gaze towards his Mother.

At Cana, thanks to the intercession of Mary and the obedience of the servants, Jesus begins “his hour. The Church’s love of preference for the poor is wonderfully inscribed in Mary’s Magnificat.

This is the gospel in which Mary is present as the mother who conceives Jesus in her womb, gives him birth and nurses him: This is clearly indicated by the Council in the words quoted above. According to the belief formulated in solemn documents of the Church, this “glory of grace” is manifested in the Mother of God through the fact that she has been “redeemed in a more sublime manner.

But the Church’s mystery also consists in generating people to a new and immortal life: Mary guides the faithful to the Eucharist. Immediately after the narration of the Annunciation, the Evangelist Redemptorjs guides us in the footsteps of the Virgin of Nazareth towards “a city of Judah” Lk. And until the death of Herod they will have to remain in Egypt cf.

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It is an unending and continuous transformation between falling and rising again, between the man of sin and the man of grace and justice.


And according to the teaching contained in the Letter just quoted and in other Pauline Letters cf. On the part of God, this election is the eternal desire to save man through a sharing in redem;toris own life cf. According to the Council the very moment of the Church’s birth and full manifestation to the world enables us to glimpse this continuity of Mary’s motherhood: This maternal role of Mary flows, according to God’s good pleasure, “from the superabundance of the merits of Christ; it is founded on his mediation, absolutely depends on it, and draws all its efficacy from it.

Let them implore that she who aided the beginning of the Church by her prayers may now, exalted as she is in heaven above all the saints redemptogis angels, intercede with her Son in the fellowship of all the saints.

Yona [29] [ collegamento interrotto ]. Year alter year the antiphon rises to Mary, evoking that moment which saw the accomplishment of this essential historical transformation, which irreversibly continues: Among those who devoted themselves to prayer in the Upper Room, preparing to go “into the whole world” after receiving the Spirit, some had been called by Jesus gradually from the beginning of his mission in Israel.

All things to the contrary notwithstanding, even when worthy of special and individual mention, we will further that to copies and extracts of these Letters, even in print, provided that they be witnessed by some notary public and sealed with the seal of some person of ecclesiastical dignity, there shall be given the same credence as these Letters, were they shown and presented.

Even encclida Jesus’ reply to his mother sounds like a refusal especially if we consider the blunt statement “My hour has not yet come” rather than the questionMary nevertheless turns to the servants and says to redemptpris Among them how could I fail to mention the one in my own native land, Jasna Gora?

Second Ecumenical Council of Nicaea: Non obstantibus contrariis quibuslibet, etiam 22 speciali atque individua mentione dignis. So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually mem- 2 bers of one another Romans For the papal chapel, see Redemptoris Mater Chapel.


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She knows that as such she can point out to her Son the needs of mankind, and in fact, she “has the right” to do so. Probably the Mother of Mtaer was not personally known to this woman; in fact, when Jesus began his messianic activity Mary did not accompany him but continued to remain at Nazareth.

One could say that the words of that unknown woman in a way brought Mary out of her hiddenness. It is a motherhood in the order of grace, for it implores the gift of the Spirit, who raises up the new children of God, redeems through the sacrifice of Christ that Spirit whom Mary too, together with the Church, received on the day of Pentecost.

We magnify you who are more honorable than the Cherubim and incomparably more glorious than the Seraphim. What deep understanding existed between Jesus and his mother?

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Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Mary’s mediation is the effective maternal presence sharing in the many complex problems of our lives. Blessed is she who believed And matet is well known that the more her children persevere and progress in this attitude, the nearer Mary leads them to the “unsearchable riches of Christ” Eph.

Mary, the Handmaid of the Lord In this way, she who as the one “full of grace” was brought into the mystery of Christ in order to be his Mother and thus the Holy Mother of God, through the Church remains in that mystery as “the woman” spoken of by the Book of Genesis 3:

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