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Strenna 2005: Comment

Rejuvenate the face of the Church,the Mother of our faith.

 

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'Christ loved the Church and gave himself up for her'. So that he might present her to himself in splendour, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish (Eph. 5,25.27).

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the conclusion of Vatican Council II, in the light of Lumen Gentium and Gaudium et Spes which helped us see that the Church is the People of God, the Body of Christ, Mother of believers, servant of the world, and aware that it is the Church's task to reflect the light of Christ in every historical period, to make his face shine also before the generations of the new millennium (NMI 16), as the Salesian Family we commit ourselves to
Rejuvenating the face of the Church,the Mother of our faith