Życie konsekrowane - dynamiczny akt wiary i confessio Trinitatis
Consecrated Life - a Dynamic Act of Faith and Confessio Trinitatis
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“Jesus’ call to come, ≪follow me≫ marks the greatest possible exaltation of human freedom, yet at the same time it witnesses to the truth and to the obligation of acts of faith and of decisions which can be described as involving a fundamental option” (Veritatis splendor, n. 66). Consecrated life in the Church is a canonical way of living thanks to the strength resulting from acts of faith and from decisions connected to the practice of evangelical advice. A crisis inconsecrated life results from crisis of faith and from a luck of psychological stability of consecrated persons. This article shows several way show to pass over this crisis: the first way concerns the theological dimension; it consists in better understanding of the dynamism of faith; the second way concerns the spiritual formation; it consists in transforming the consecrated person in the spirit of faith; the third way is situated in life itself; it consists in confessing God as Trinity through the way of living (i.e. confessio Trinitatis). This article is based on the documents of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, on the declarations of the Associations for the Apostleship, on the teaching of Popes Paul VI, John Paul II and Benedict XVI, and on some theological works on this matter.
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