We have seen the need to leave, as Pope Francis says: a Church on the way out; to his Apostolic Exhortation, already quoted “The Joy of the Gospel” and we have seen that this is the true path we have to follow. That is why we have proposed new “Fundamental Objectives” that are summarized in the following points: prayer; solidarity; ecumenism and dialogue and which are introduced as follows:

Fundamental objectives
of Laity Consecrated by Baptism

The first is prayer, without it we would not exist, it is breathing with God. Prayer leads to solidarity. Solidarity also leads to ecumenism. And there can be no ecumenism without dialogue.

Therefore, from now on, individually and collectively, we will try to carry out these fundamental objectives, with the initiatives that we are suggesting.

About prayer

Caring a lot at L.C.B. the inner life!

Mental prayer; vocal prayer; meditation; sacraments; Rosary beads; Chaplet of Divine Mercy

And never forget the poor! Pray a lot for all the poor and helpless!

And also for the holy Pope, for the Peace of the world, the conversion of sinners and the health of all the sick, and for the Church.

And very important also, to pray in Community, in the Parish, in our Community L.C.B., or wherever, in common!

Always through the Virgin Mary to Jesus Christ and through Him to the Eternal Father with the Holy Spirit!

And take care of the Guardian Angel and the saints: Saint Joseph and our Saints!

And family life: marriage, children, parents, grandparents, grandchildren etc. with lots of love.

Pray the rosary as a family and other prayers as a family!

Teach Catholic doctrine, the catechism and the main prayers to children from a very young age.

Knowing that God never leaves us, never, never, to trust Him always fully; all prayers and thoughts to the bottom of our heart, the Lord God hears them all always! It is our Father, who out of Love has given us his Son Jesus Christ who died for us and resurrected, thanks to the Virgin Mary.

Amen.

To put into practice solidarity, in the Love of Jesus our God, to every person and circumstance, fulfilling the new commandment of Jesus: “love one another as I have loved you”.

Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans, chapter 8

31 What will we say after all this? If God is with us, who will be against us?

32 He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, will he not grant us all kinds of favors with him?

33 Who can accuse God’s chosen ones? It is God who justifies.

34 Who will dare to condemn them? Could it be Jesus Christ, the one who died, even more, the one who rose again, and is at the right hand of God and intercedes for us?

35 Who can then separate us from the love of Christ? The tribulations, the anguish, the persecution, the hunger, the nakedness, the dangers, the sword?

36 As the Scripture says: For your sake we are continually delivered to death; we are considered as sheep destined for slaughter.

37 But in all this we obtain a vast victory, thanks to the one who loved us.

38 For I am certain that neither death nor life, neither angels nor principalities, neither the present nor the future, nor the spiritual powers,

39 Neither height nor depth, nor any other creature can ever separate us from the love of God, manifested in Christ Jesus our Lord.

1st letter of Saint Paul to the Corinthians, chapter 13

1 Although I speak all the languages ​​of men and angels, if I do not have love, I am like a ringing bell or a ringing saucer.

2 Even if I had the gift of prophecy and knew all mysteries and all science, even if I had all faith, a faith capable of moving mountains, if I don’t have love, I am nothing.

3 Even if I distribute all my goods to feed the poor and give my body to the flames, if I do not have love, it is of no use to me.

4 Love is patient, it is helpful; love is not envious, it does not boast, it is not puffed up,

5 does not proceed with baseness, does not seek his own interest, does not get irritated, does not take into account the bad received,

6 does not rejoice at injustice, but rejoices in the truth.

7 Love excuses everything, believes everything, expects everything, supports everything.

8 Love will never pass. Prophecies will end, the gift of tongues will end, science will disappear;

9 because our science is imperfect and our prophecies limited.

10 When what is perfect comes, what is imperfect will cease.

11 While I was a child, I spoke like a child, felt like a child, reasoned like a child,

12 but when I became a man, I put aside the boyish things. Now we see as in a mirror, confusedly; then we will see face to face. Now I know everything imperfectly; later I will know how God knows me.

13 In a word, there are now three things: faith, hope and love, but the greatest of all is love.

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Gospel of Mark 9: 30-37

After announcing again that the passion was near, Jesus very well notes the incomprehension of his own: since they are still entertaining themselves to ask who would be the first of the Kingdom, of a Kingdom that they still did not know how to see with another aspect than the temporary and political. In my Kingdom, Jesus affirms, to become the first it is necessary to have been the last and the servant of all. A prospect that is not at all stimulating for future messengers of the Gospel. By taking a boy and placing him in their midst, Christ invites the Church to welcome with care those who are, like him, those sent by the Father and present themselves with humility and poverty.

A reading from the Gospel according to Mark

At that time, Jesus and his disciples were passing through Galilee, but Jesus did not want anyone to know. He instructed his disciples by telling them. “The Son of man will be delivered into the hands of men, they will kill him and after he is dead, he will rise again after three days.” They did not understand what he meant, but they did not dare to ask him questions. They reached Capernaum. Once at home, he asked them, “What were you arguing about on the way?” They did not answer because on the way they had discussed who would be the most important. He then he called the twelve and said: “If anyone wants to be first, he must be last and the servant of all.” Then he made a boy come, put him in the middle, took him in his arms and told them: “Whoever welcomes one of these boys because he bears my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me, me but the one who sent me. “

The Christ bothered a lot and still bothers. Because he has come to turn the ideas and behavior of a world that only pursues dominance and pleasure. Having to go through suffering, and accepting it with patience for all that it entails of deepening and purification can do nothing more than disconcert this century of comfort and convenience. And that it is essential to humbly accept the mystery of a cross for each one, revolts this society intoxicated by success. Is it then that the Church renounces preaching the cross, and softens the demands of reception within the Kingdom? No, certainly, but in order for her to preach self-denial in the world, there is before she can practice a humble and mortified life again.