c Thanh cha tiep cac tn hu Argentina

d le phong hien thanh cho Me Antula

 

c Thanh cha tiep cac tn hu Argentina d le phong hien thanh cho Me Antula.

G. Tran c Anh, O.P.

Vatican (RVA News 10-02-2024) - Sang ngay 09 thang Hai nam 2024, c Thanh cha Phanxico a tiep kien ong ao cac tn hu ngi Argentina, cung vi cac giam muc, linh muc va tu s, ve Roma d le ton phong hien thanh cho chan phc Maria Antonia thanh Giuse, quen goi la Me Antula, ngi Argentina.

Tieu s

Chan phc Maria Antonia thanh Giuse, tuc danh la Antonia De Paz y Figueroa, quen goi la Mama Antula, sang lap Nha Tnh tam Buenos Aires, sinh nam 1730 tai Silipica, tnh Santiago del Estero mien bac Argentina va qua i nam 1799 tai Buenos Aires, tho 69 tuoi.

Nam len 15 tuoi, Maria Antonia quyet nh dang mnh cho Thien Chua: khan gi khan khiet tnh. Cung vi cac ban thanh hien khac, ch giup cac cha Dong Ten, ac biet trong viec to chc cac cuoc linh thao, hay tnh tam. Nam 1767, vua Carlo III cua Tay Ban Nha quyet nh truc xuat cac tu s Dong Ten ra khoi Nam My. Khi ay, Maria Antonia cam thay c thuc ay trong noi tam tiep tuc cong trnh cua cac cha Dong Ten. Vi s ho tr cua cac ban, ch thng vac thanh gia mot mnh, i bo ti mien ong bac Argentina, hanh trnh dai hn 4,000 cay so, vieng tham cac vung ngheo va co vo cac cuoc linh thao. Ch c biet en nhieu bang biet danh la Me Antula va thanh lap cac Nha Tnh tam, tai ay ch qua i vao ngay 07 thang Ba nam 1799.

Ngi ta c lng so ngi tham d cac cuoc tnh tam do ch to chc vao khoang t 70,000 en 80,000 ngi.

Ch c phong chan phc tai Santiago del Estero, ngay 27 thang Tam nam 2016, di thi c ng kim Giao hoang. Di hai ch c ton knh tai Vng cung thanh ng c Me Sau Bi, thu o Argentina.

Huan du cua c Thanh cha

Ngo li trong buoi tiep kien, c Thanh cha ac biet mi goi cac tn hu noi gng bac ai va phuc vu Mama Antula. Ngai noi: "Long bac ai cua Mama Antula, nhat la trong viec phuc vu nhng ngi tung thieu nhat, ngay nay la ieu rat can thiet, gia mot xa hoi ang co nguy c quen rang "chu ngha ca nhan cc oan la virus kho anh bai nhat. No la ao, lam cho chung ta tin rang moi s eu he tai e cho nhng tham vong cua mnh t do banh trng" (Fratelli tutti, n.105). Ni v chan phc nay, chung ta tm thay mot mau gng va mot s soi sang khi day "s chon la danh cho nhng ngi rot cung, oi vi nhng ngi ma xa hoi gat bo va quang i" (E.G 195). c g gng cua thanh n giup anh ch em tr thanh dau ch tnh thng va du hien gia anh ch em chung ta".

c Thanh cha cung nhac en "long tin tng, pho thac cua Mama Antula, c bieu lo khi vac thanh gia va i chan khong en thu o Buenos Aires, chng to thanh n khong at an ninh ni ban than, nhng ni Thien Chua, tin tng rang viec tong o cam go cua mnh la cong trnh cua Chua. Thanh n cam nghiem ieu ma Chua muon moi ngi chung ta, chung ta co the kham pha tieng Chua goi, moi ngi trong bac song cua mnh, v bat ky ieu g xay ra, eu luon tom gon trong khau hieu: 'e danh Chua c ca sang hn va e cu vt cac linh hon".

(Sala Stampa 9-2-2024)

 


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