c Thanh Cha khuyen khch

cac Hiep S Colombo trong cac cong tac bac ai

 

c Thanh Cha khuyen khch cac Hiep S Colombo trong cac cong tac bac ai.

G. Tran c Anh OP

Vatican (Vat. 8-08-2018) - c Thanh Cha Phanxico khuyen khch cac Hiep S Colombo tiep tuc nhng hoat ong bac ai, benh vc cac tn hu b bach hai va nang cac gia nh.

Lap trng tren ay cua ngai c trnh bay trong s iep c Hong Y Pietro Parolin, Quoc vu khanh Toa Thanh, nhan danh c Thanh Cha gi en cac tham d vien ai hoi thng nien toi cao lan th 136 tien hanh t ngay 7 en 9 thang 8 nam 2018 tai thanh pho Baltimore, bang Maryland, ve chu e "Hiep s Colombo: Hiep s bac ai".

c Hong Y Parolin nhan xet rang "chu e nay gi lai ro rang tinh than nguyen thuy va lch s noi bat cua Hoi Hiep S Colombo. Chnh moi lien he khong the tach ri gia c tin va c bac ai a dan a ang ang Knh, Linh Muc Michael McGivney va cac Hiep s tien khi thiet lap mot hoi huynh e dan than huan luyen cac tn hu theo tinh than Kito va nang cac phan t cua mnh".

Lam chng ta tnh thng

c Hong Y Quoc vu khanh Toa Thanh cung khang nh rang: "c Giao Hoang Phanxico khch le nhng no lc kien tr cua cac Hiep S Colombo moi cap o, trong viec lam chng ve tnh yeu thng cua Thien Chua qua tnh thng cu the va tnh lien i oi vi ngi ngheo va nhng ngi trong tnh trang tung quan. Vo so cac hoat ong bac ai cua cac Hiep s tai cac chi hoi, nhieu khi trong am tham va khiem ton, chng to s that cua nhng li Me Teresa Calcutta rat gan gui vi tam hon ho: "Chua cui mnh va dung chung ta, ban va toi, lam tnh thng va long t bi cua Ngai trong the gii.. Chua tuy thuoc chung ta e yeu thng the gii va chng to Ngai yeu thng ho dng nao" (Xc Gaudete et Exultate, 107).

Nang cac gia nh

Nhac en Cuoc Gap G cac gia nh Cong Giao the gii se dien ra tai Dublin (21-26/8-2018), c Hong Y Parolin cho biet c Thanh Cha bay to long biet n oi vi cac hiep s Colombo tren the gii dan than cong bo Tin Mng gia nh, khch le nhng ngi nam trong n goi lam chong va lam cha, va benh vc ban chat chan chnh cua hon nhan va gia nh trong xa hoi... c Thanh Cha tin tng rang Hoi Hiep s Colombo tiep tuc hng dan va nang trc tien la cac the he tre, ang song trong mot the gii ay nhng ngon en trai ngc vi Tin Mng, co gang tiep tuc la nhng mon e trung thanh cua Chua Kito va la nhng ngi con chan thanh cua Giao Hoi".

Giup cac tn hu Kito b bach hai

Sau cung, c Thanh Cha tai bay to long biet n oi vi nhng hoat ong bac ai cua cac Hiep s Colombo oi vi cac anh ch em, nhng phan t cua gia nh Kito rong ln hn, ang b nhng thanh kien va b bach hai v niem tin cua ho. Ngai xin cac Hiep s va gia nh hay tiep tuc cau nguyen cho hoa bnh tai Trung ong, cho s hoan cai cac tam hon, chan thanh dan than oi thoai va tm kiem mot giao phat cong chnh cho cac xung ot".

ai Hoi thng nien th 136

Hoi hiep s Colombo do cha McGivney sang lap nam 1882 tai New Haven, Connecticut, nh mot hoi huynh e danh cho nam tn hu Cong Giao va hien nay co khoang 2 trieu thanh vien tai cac nc, nhat la Hoa Ky, Canada, Mehico va Philippines.

Tham d ai hoi Baltimore co khoang 2,500 hiep s va gia nh ho. ai hoi bat au vi thanh le khai mac trong the tai Trung Tam Hoi ngh Baltimore, do c Cha William Lori, Tong Giam Muc s tai va cung la Tong Tuyen Uy cua hoi. ong te vi ngai co 10 Hong Y, 74 Giam Muc va 102 linh muc.

Trong bai giang, c Tong Giam Muc Lori khuyen khch cac Hiep s "song tron nhng li ha khi chu phep ra toi, nh Chua Thanh Linh hng dan. Ni trong tam b tch ra toi cua chung ta la n goi men Chua yeu ngi. Chung ta co mat ay sang nay v chung ta xac tn rang lam Hoi vien tch cc cua Hiep S Colombo la phng the het sc quan trong e ap lai n goi chung ta a lanh nhan khi c ra toi, n goi yeu thng, hiep nhat trong s nang huynh e, va thc hanh nguyen tac bac ai".

Trong nam qua, Hoi hiep s Colombo a ong gop cho cac hoat ong bac ai 185 trieu My kim, mot trong nhng gia tang ln nhat trong lch s cua Hoi. Cac Hiep s Hoi vien cung danh 75 trieu 600 ngan gi hoat ong thien nguyen, tc la tang them hn na trieu so vi nam trc o.

T nam 2014 en nay, Hoi a danh hn 20 trieu My kim e giup cac tn hu Kito va nhng tn o cac ton giao khac c cac Kito hu san soc. Ngan khoan nay c dung e cung cap lng thc, trai tam tru va quan ao. (Web Hiep S Colombo www.kofc.org 7-8-2018)

 


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