S iep cua c Thanh Cha Beneito XVI

cho Ngay Quoc Te lan th 44 cau nguyen cho n goi

vao Chua Nhat Chua Chien Nhan Lanh (29/4/2007)

 

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S iep cua c Thanh Cha Beneito XVI cho Ngay Quoc Te lan th 44 cau nguyen cho n goi, vao Chua Nhat 29 thang 4 nam 2007, Chua Nhat IV Phuc Sinh, Chua Nhat Chua Chien Nhan Lanh.

(Radio Veritas Asia 25/04/2007) - Quy v va cac ban than men. Hom ngay 10 thang 2 nam 2007, c Thanh Cha Beneito XVI a an ky S iep Cho Ngay Quoc Te lan th 44 Cau Nguyen cho n Goi, co chu e: n Goi la e phuc vu Giao Hoi - Hiep Thong. Va hom th Ba, ngay 24 thang 4 nam 2007, Trang ien T chnh thc cua Toa Thanh mi pho bien S iep. Sau ay mi quy v va cac ban theo doi ban dch Viet ng nguyen van S iep nay:

 

Ch Huynh ang knh trong hang giam muc,

Anh ch em than men,

Hang nam ngay Quoc Te Cau Nguyen cho n Goi la dp tot e lam noi bat tam quan trong cua n goi trong i song va s mang cua Giao Hoi, va la dp thuan tien e gia tang cau nguyen cho cac n goi c them nhieu va co pham chat. Vao ngay c hanh sap ti, toi muon toan the dan Chua chu y en chu e that thi s nh sau: n Goi la e phuc vu cho Giao Hoi Hiep Thong.

Nam va qua, m au loat bai giao ly mi trong nhng buoi tiep kien chung sang th T, noi ve tng quan gia Chua Kito va Giao Hoi, toi a lu y rang cong oan kito au tien a c thiet lap, ni nhom nho nguyen thuy, khi vai ngi thuyen chai mien Galilea, gap Chua Giesu va e cho cai nhn cua Ngi thu phuc, va e cho giong noi cua Ngi thuyet phuc va chap nhan li mi goi khan thiet: "Hay theo Ta, va Ta se lam cho anh em tr thanh nhng ke li ca con ngi!" (Mc 1,17; x. Mt 4,19). That vay, Thien Chua a luon chon vai ngi e cong tac trc tiep hn vi Ngai, trong viec thc hien y nh cu roi cua Ngai. Trong Cu c, vao khi au, Chua a chon Ong Abraham e thanh lap mot "dan toc ong uc" (Stk 12,2); va tiep o, Ngai a chon Ong Moisen e giai phong dan Israel khoi canh lam no le ben Aicap (x. Xh 3,10). Sau o, Thien Chua a ch nh vai nhan vat khac na, ac biet la cac tien tri, e bao ve va duy tr giao c vi dan Ngai c luon song ong. Trong Tan c, Chua Giesu, ang Thien Sai c ha trc, a mi goi cach rieng nhng tong o hay lai song vi Ngi (x. Mc 3,14) va chia se s mang cua Ngi. Trong ba tiec ly, khi trao pho cho cac ong trach vu tiep tuc c hanh viec tng niem cai chet va s song lai cua Ngi, cho en khi Ngi tr lai trong vinh quang vao luc ket thuc lch s, th Chua Giesu a khan cau tha thiet Thien Chua Cha cho cac tong o nh sau: "Con a lam cho ho biet c Danh Cha va con se lam cho ho biet them na, ngo hau tnh yeu ma Cha yeu thng Con c hien dien trong ho va Con trong ho" (Gn 17,26). S mang cua Giao Hoi c thiet lap tren s hiep thong sau xa va trung thanh vi Thien Chua.

Hien Che ve Giao Hoi, Anh Sang Muon Dan, cua Cong ong Vaticano II, mo ta giao hoi nh la "mot oan dan c quy tu lai nen mot do bi s hiep nhat cua Ba Ngoi Thien Chua, Cha, Con va Thanh Than" (so 4); va trong oan dan nay co phan chieu chnh mau nhiem Thien Chua. ieu nay oi buoc rang trong Giao Hoi, hieu nh la Dan Thien Chua, co phan chieu Tnh Yeu Ba Ngoi va cung oi buoc rang, nh tac ong cua Chua Thanh Than, tat ca moi thanh phan giao hoi ket thanh "mot than the va mot tinh than duy nhat" trong Chua Kito. Nhat la khi Dan Chua nay quy tu lai e c hanh Thanh The, mot oan dan c to chc chat che di s hng dan cua cac chu chan, mot oan dan song mau nhiem hiep thong vi Thien Chua va vi anh ch em. B Tch Thanh The la nguon mach cua s hiep nhat giao hoi ma Chua Giesu a cau nguyen cho, vao luc sap bc vao cuoc thng kho: "Lay Cha,... c chi ho c nen mot trong chung ta, ngo hau the gian tin rang Cha a sai Con vao the gian" (Gn 17, 21). S hiep nhat sau xa nay co vo tro sinh nhieu n goi quang ai, e phuc vu Giao Hoi: mot khi co ay tran tnh yeu Thien Chua, th tam hon ngi tn hu c thoi thuc dan than hoan toan cho cong cuoc Nc Chua. e co vo n goi, ieu quan trong la co mot muc vu biet chu y en mau nhiem Giao Hoi - nh Hiep Thong, bi v ai song trong mot cong oan giao hoi hoa thuan, ong trach nhiem, biet tien lieu cham soc cho nhau, th chac chan ngi o se de dang hoc biet cach phan nh li mi goi cua Chua. Viec cham soc cho cac n goi oi hoi "mot s huan luyen" lien l e lang nghe tieng Chua, nh tien tri Eli a lam, e giup cho cau be Samuel hieu ieu Thien Chua muon ni cau, va giup cho cau thc hien no mot cach mau man (x. 1 Samuel 3,9). Gi ay s lang nghe ay vang phuc va trung thanh ch co the co c trong bau kh hiep thong sau xa vi Thien Chua. Va ieu nay c thc hien nhat la trong viec cau nguyen. Theo menh lenh ro rang cua Chua, chung ta can phai khan cau Thien Chua thng ban nhng n goi, trc tien bang viec cung nhau cau nguyen khong met moi vi ang la "chu mua gat". Li mi goi c noi len trong hnh thc so nhieu: "Chung con hay cau xin v Chu Mua Gat, xin Ngai sai en nhng th en gat lua" (Mt 9,38). Li mi goi nay cua Chua qua that tng xng vi cach thc cua li kinh "Lay Cha chung con" (Mt 6,9), li cau nguyen ma Chua a day chung ta, va la li "tong hp tron ca Tin Mng", theo cach noi ro rang cua giao phu Tertulliano (x. De Oratione, 1,6: CCL 1,258). Trong cha khoa e oc hieu ieu nay, con co li noi ay y ngha khac na cua Chua Giesu nh sau: "Neu hai ngi trong chung con tren mat at nay ong y vi nhau e xin bat c ieu g, th Cha Thay tren tri se ban ieu o cho chung con" (Mt 18,19). ang chan chien nhan lanh mi goi chung ta hay cau xin Cha tren tri, hay cau nguyen hiep nhat vi nhau va cach khan thiet, ngo hau Cha tren tri sai en nhng n goi e phuc vu Giao Hoi Hiep Thong.

Thu nhan kinh nghiem muc vu cua nhng the ky a qua, Cong ong Vaticano II a lam noi bat tam quan trong cua viec huan luyen nhng linh muc tng lai song s hiep thong giao hoi ch thc. Ve iem nay, chung ta oc trong sac lenh ve Huan Luyen Linh Muc, Presbyterorum Ordinis, nh sau: "Khi thi hanh tac vu cua Chua Kito, Thu lanh va Muc T, va theo quyen c trao ban cho, cac linh muc, nhan danh Giam Muc, quy tu gia nh cua Thien Chua, nh mot cong ong huynh e sinh hoat trong s hiep nhat; nh qua Chua Kito, cac linh muc hng dan gia nh Thien Chua nay en vi Thien Chua Cha trong Chua Thanh Than" (so 6). Tong huan hau thng hoi ong giam muc ve cac chu chan, "Pastores Dabo Vobis", a lam vong lai qua quyet tren cua Cong ong; tong huan nhan manh rang linh muc la "ke phuc vu cho giao hoi hiep thong, bi v - trong s hiep nhat vi giam muc va trong tng quan chat che vi linh muc oan - linh muc xay dng s hiep nhat cua cong oan giao hoi trong s hoa hp cua nhieu n goi khac nhau, cua nhieu oan sung va nhieu viec phuc vu khac nhau." (so 16). ieu can thiet la ben trong noi bo cua Dan Kito, moi tha tac vu va oan sung eu hng en s hiep thong tron ven; c giam muc va cac linh muc co trach nhiem co vo s hiep thong nay, trong s hoa hp vi moi n goi va viec phuc vu khac nhau trong giao hoi. i tan hien, chang han, trong tnh cach rieng biet cua no, cung la e phuc vu cho s hiep thong nay, nh c lam noi bat trong Tong Huan hau thng hoi ong giam muc ve i Tan Hien (Vita Consecrata) cua v tien nhiem toi, c Gioan Phaolo II, nh sau: "i tan hien chac chan co cong v a ong gop hu hieu e gi luon song ong trong giao hoi s oi buoc cua tnh huynh e, nh la li tuyen xng Chua Ba Ngoi. Vi viec lien l co vo cho tnh thng huynh e, ca trong hnh thc i song chung, i tan hien mac khai cho biet rang s tham d vao s hiep thong Ba Ngoi Thien Chua co the lam thay oi nhng tng quan gia con ngi, va sang tao ra mot kieu mau mi cua tnh lien i" (so 41).

Trung tam cua moi cong oan kito la B Tch Thanh The, nguon mach va chop nh cua i song giao hoi. Neu song nh qua B Tch Thanh The, th ke dan than phuc vu Tin Mng se tien ti trong tnh yeu oi vi Thien Chua va oi vi anh ch em, va gop phan xay dng giao hoi nh s hiep thong. Chung ta co the qua quyet rang "tnh yeu thanh the" thoi thuc va thiet lap nen tang cho hoat ong muc vu n goi trong toan the giao hoi, bi v, nh toi a viet trong thong iep Thien Chua la Tnh Yeu, Deus Caritas Est, n goi linh muc va n goi cho nhng tha tac vu va nhng viec phuc vu khac, tro sinh phong phu trong Dan Chua, tai bat c ni nao co nhng con ngi ma trong o Chua Kito c bieu lo ra qua Li Chua, trong cac b tch, va nhat la trong b tch Thanh The. Va ieu nay, la bi v "trong phung vu cua Giao Hoi, trong li cau nguyen cua Giao Hoi, trong cong oan song ong cac tn hu, chung ta cam nghiem c tnh yeu Thien Chua, chung ta nhan ra s hien dien cua Chua va chung ta hoc biet cach nhan ra s hien dien nay trong cuoc song thng ngay. Thien Chua la ang trc tien a yeu thng chung ta va tiep tuc yeu thong chung ta trc; v the chung ta co the ap lai bang tnh yeu." (so 17).

Cuoi cung chung ta chay en vi Me Maria, ang a nang cong oan au tien trong o tat ca eu hiep nhat vi nhau va hop nhau thng xuyen e cau nguyen" (x. TDCV 1,14), xin Me giup cho Giao Hoi tr nen trong the gii hom nay mot "hien anh cua Ba Ngoi Thien Chua", tr nen dau ch hung hon cua tnh yeu Thien Chua oi vi tat ca moi ngi. Nguyen xin c N ong Trinh, ang a mau man ap lai li mi goi cua Thien Chua Cha khi tha: "Nay Toi ay la n t cua Chua" ( Lc 1,38), xin Me khan cau cho chung ta ngo hau khong bao gi b thieu i trong Dan Chua nhng ke phuc vu cho niem vui than thieng: khong bao gi b thieu i nhng linh muc, trong s hiep thong vi giam muc cua ho, biet trung thanh rao giang Tin Mng va c hanh cac b tch, biet cham soc Dan Chua va san sang rao giang Phuc am cho toan the nhan loai. Xin Me hay lam sao cho trong thi ai chung ta c gia tang con so nhng ke tan hien, nhng ke song ngc dong i, song nhng li khuyen phuc am kho ngheo, khiet tnh va vang li, va lam chng mot cach tien tri cho Chua Kito va cho s iep cu roi cua Chua, mot s iep ay sc giai phong.

Anh ch em than men ma Chua a goi theo nhng n goi khac biet nhau trong giao hoi, toi muon pho dang ac biet anh ch em cho Me Maria, bi v, hn ai het, Me hieu ro y ngha cua Li Chua Giesu: "Me Ta va anh em Ta, chnh la nhng ai lang nghe Li Thien Chua va em ra thc hanh Li o" (Lc 8,21), xin Me day anh ch em biet lang nghe Con Thien Chua va la Con cua Me. Nguyen xin Me tr giup anh ch em noi len bang chnh i song mnh li tha: "Lay Chua, nay con ay, con xin en e thi hanh thanh y Chua" (x. Dt 10,7). Vi nhng c mong tren, toi bao am nh en moi ngi trong li cau nguyen va chan thanh ban Phep lanh cho tat ca.

T Vatican, ngay 10 thang 2 nam 2007

Beneito XVI giao hoang.

 

(Ban dch Viet ng cua ang The Dung)

 


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