Tuesday, June 14, 2016

"Vatican Calls Bishop, Lay Movements to Respect Each Other", When we come together in Love, Holy Spirit is present!

Bridget Mary's Response: In the photos below, two women priests, Janice Sevre Duszynska ARCWP and Christine Moreira ARCWP with members of Women's Ordination Worldwide leadership attended the liturgy for the Jubilee for Priests in St. Peter's Square in Rome on June 3, 2016.
 The Spirit is calling all to live the fullness of the outpouring of God's love: "The love of God is poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit given to us". (Romans 5:5) Our movement offers the gift of a renewed priestly ministry in a community of equals, a non-clerical model of ministry, in ecclesial communities that live Jesus' example of an open table where all are welcome  to celebrate Eucharist and all the sacraments. Amen to Cardinal Muller's affirmation:"Bishops are not the commandants of the gifts of the Holy Spirit, the Holy Spirit is."  Let us remember when we come together in love, the Holy Spirit is present! Bridget Mary Meehan, ARCWP, www.arcwp.org
Left: Christine Moreira ARCWP, Erin Hanna, WOC and Giulia Bianchi, photo journalist, on far right at Liturgy in St. Peter's Square
for Priests' Jubilee, presided by Pope Francis on June 3, 2016
Right: Janice Seve Duszynska ARCWP at Liturgy in St. Peter's Square  for Jubile for Priests, presided by Pope Francis on June 3, 2016 

German Cardinal Gerhard Müller said at Press Conference on June 14th: "Bishops are not the commandants of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is..."In the letter, the doctrinal congregation says the new groups "fill the heart of the Church with joy and gratitude" and that it undertook the writing of its letter in order to examine the "proper exercise" of the different groups’ charisms, or specific identities, in the wider ecclesial community...[Joshua J. McElwee is NCR Vatican correspondent. His email address is jmcelwee@ncronline.org. Follow him on Twitter: @joshjmac.]

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