Readings for Reflection for Priests 2012
VATICAN CITY, APRIL 26, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Leading up to the World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of the Clergy, held on the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (this year, June 15), the Congregation for Clergy has released this selection of readings for reflection or for celebrations. The reading list accompanied a letter from the prefect and secretary of the congregation.
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From John’s Gospel, 15:14-17
From Luke’s Gospel, 22:14-27
From John’s Gospel, 20:19-23
From the Letter to the Hebrews, 5:1-10
St. John Chrysostom, On the Priesthood, III, 4-5; 6.
Origen, Homilies on Leviticus, 7, 5.
READINGS FROM THE MAGISTERIUM
Gaudium et Spes, n. 19 and Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 27.
John Paul II, Letter to Priests for Holy Thursday, 2001.
Benedict XVI, Homily of Holy Thursday, April 13, 2006.
READINGS FROM THE WRITINGS OF THE SAINTS
St. Gregory the Great, Dialogues, 4, 59.
St. Catherine of Siena, The Dialogue of Divine Providence, Ch. 116; cfr. Sl 104, 15.
St. Therese of Lisieux, Ms A 56r; LT 108; LT 122; LT 101; Pr n. 8.
Blessed Charles de Foucauld, Ecrits Spirituels, pp. 69-70.
St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), WS, 23.
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