Now, since Mary is of all creatures the one most conformed to Jesus Christ, it follows that among all devotions that which most consecrates and conforms a soul to our Lord is devotion to Mary, his Holy Mother, and that the more a soul is consecrated to her the more will it be consecrated to Jesus Christ. St. John Paul II explains Christian meaning of suffering. anything for sure, and who say that the great questions about existence, or, It also condemns fertility treatments--which have opened up questions and challenges to St. John Paul II’s apostolic letter promulgated in 1984 titled: "Salvifici Doloris" (“On the Christian Meaning of Suffering") offers us some profound meditations for how we approach our world today. Catholic hierarchy and Catholics worldwide, they are expected to be faithfully trends in Catholic moral theology that have tended to give Catholics more

Considered his “favourite prayer… Marvellous in its simplicity and its depth,” St. John Paul II apostolic letter, Rosarium Virginis Mariae, is a great document on the Rosary! Thus, the affectus dilectionis (preferential love) warms Cistercian piety with St Bernard and William of Saint-Thierry, whereas Franciscan spirituality focuses on the tradition of the crib and contemplation of the passion. Published: August 8, 2020. [2], This Apostlic Letter deals with the Holy Rosary and follows Pope Paul VI in viewing it as compendium of the Gospel message:[1], The Rosary, though clearly Marian in character, is at heart a Christocentric prayer. pbs online | Apostolic Magnopere, Apostolic "As a philosophy of nothingness, it has a certain attraction for people of our The Pope’s Letter. biography | et Sponsa: on the 40th anniversary of the Constitution Pope John Paul II: 2002.10.16: To the Catholic People of Hungary for the conclusion of the 'Hungarian Millennium' Hungary . followed by all Roman Catholics. FRONTLINE reports from Iraq on the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. [3], In the 1569 papal bull Consueverunt," St Pius V noted that "the Rosary or Psalter of the Blessed Virgin" is a "method of prayer" through which we "venerate Mary with the Angelic salutation repeated 150 times according to the number of David's psalms, and before every set of ten Hail Mary's we say the prayer of Our Lord with meditations that illustrate the entire life of the same Lord Jesus Christ".[4].

Munera Academiarum, Divini Rosarium Virginis Mariae (Rosary of the Virgin Mary) is an Apostolic Letter by Pope John Paul II, issued on October 16, 2002, which declared October 2002 to October 2003 the "Year of the Rosary". Anniversary of the union of the Greek-Catholic Church He wrote 14 Encyclicals, 15 Apostolic Exhortations, 11 Apostolic Constitutions, and 45 Apostolic Letters. “A Christocentric Prayer” Since Mary, among all creatures, knows Christ best, the Rosary is “Mary’s way to Christ” (24). This item: Apostolic Letter of Pope John Paul II: On the Most Holy Rosary (Rosarium Virginis Mariae) by Pope John Paul II Paperback $20.98. The Lord’s Day — as Sunday was called from Apostolic Times." 29, 1980). [2], sfn error: no target: CITEREFRosarium_§15 (, sfn error: no target: CITEREFRosarium_§19 (, sfn error: no target: CITEREFRosarium_§21 (, Marian papal encyclicals and Apostolic Letters, Burke D.D. The Pope signed this 194-page encyclical Sacerdotalis, Vicesimus capacity to know the truth and their yearning for the ultimate and definitive Below is a list of his 14 Encyclicals. The Jeweler's Shop: A Meditation on the Sacrament of Matrimony Passing on Occasion Into a Drama by Karol Wojtyla Hardcover $13.45. meaning of life.". Millennio Ineunte, 300th 25, 1988), Les Grands Mystères (May writings and speeches. References to this Apostolic Letter, as well as to other ecclesial documents in this article, will be to the numbered section of 29, 1990), Apostolic Letter for the Centenary    Letters, Major traditional moral strictures. nobiscum Domine, Spiritus Apostolic Letter on the Situation in Lebanon (September 7, 1989) Apostolic Letter on the occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Beginning of the II World War (August 27, 1989) 'John Paul IT, "Apostolic Letter Rosarium Virginis Mariae of the Supreme Pontiff John Paul IT to the Bishops, Clergy and Faithful on the Most Holy Rosary" (Washing­ ton, D.C.: U.S.C.C.B., 2003), 2. Hipponensem, Salvifici involving human life. These are his more authoritative teachings.