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July 1, 2017 at 8:37 pm #51076정하상성당
DATE : 05/19/2017 PLACE : St. Paul Chong Ha Sang Church ( Des Plaines)
SPEAKER : Fr. Foeckler, Miles Jesu TOPIC :Vocation
** VOCATION **
Fr. Foeckler started with a description of the sacrament Holy Orders before giving a lecture about Vocation.
There are Seven Sacraments including Holy Orders in the Catholic
The sacrament of Holy Orders is the continuation of Jesus
Holy Orders are ordained
ministries such as bishop, priest or deacon.
Who is the full priesthood? Jesus Christ.
The first level of the Sacrament of Holy Order is Bishops
(Episcopate): Bishops can do all Orders.
The second level of the Sacrament of Holy Order is Priests
The third level of the Sacrament of Holy Order is Deacons
(Diaconate): There are two types of deacons.
-A transitional Deacon is a seminarian who is studying for
-A permanent Deacon is a deacon who can get married, and
assists a priest by performing some of
**Catholic Church Hierarchy: Pope, Cardinal and Archbishop have
the legal power.
–Jesus Christ: is the
highest priesthood, Son of God
–The Pope: represents Peter,
always first of the list and has special role such as papal
infallibility which means
God protects the pope from error when he speaks about
faith or morality.
It applies only to solemn, official teachings on faith and
“And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon
this rock I will build my church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it.” – Matthew 16, 18
–The Cardinals: are
appointed by the pope and service for the pope, and elect a new pope.
–Bishops: ordain priests/deacons/bishops
preach/baptism/marriage/confession/anoint of the sick/Eucharist/mass
Eucharist or mass
(vocare means to call in Latin) from Jesus Christ,
Father and Holy Spirit.
God is calling each person by name, not everybody. You don’t
hear anything by ear.
Vocation is a calling to serve and love God and others in
and through a specific path.
This could be through marriage or being a priest,
deacon or consecrated religious.
Each vocation challenges us to live our faith more deeply
and to follow Christ more closely.
command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. 13 Greater
love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. 14 You
are my friends if you do what I command. 15 I no
longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s
business. Instead, I have called you friends,
for everything that I learned
from my Father I have made known to you. 16 You
did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go
and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that
whatever you ask in my name the
Father will give you. 17 This
is my command: Love each other.
Friends mean sharing, connection, attachment and team match. This is the
As we seek friendship with Jesus and one another, we can develop deeper
and deeper relationships.
Jesus is the source of LOVE which is the basis for
the kingdom of God.
Love is not something of possession. Love is Soul which lasts forever!
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. – John 3, 16
Jesus said to the twelve disciples,
new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you,
so you must love one another.
this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” – John
following Jesus AS he did.
close to a relationship with Jesus. Not service, but just being with Jesus.
Second Vatican Council made it plain that there is a “Universal call to holiness
in the Church” To most of us this means becoming a priest or a nun, but this
“Universal Call” really means that all men and women are called to holiness.
calls us as his disciples to a new way of life – the Christian way of life.
**Cardinal Blasé Cupich ordained six priests at Holy Name Cathedral
in Chicago in May 20, 2017.
Bishop Joseph Perry invited the Motjari families at ordination.
Attending ordination was a tremendously thankful and blessed for
all of us.
Thank you, God. Thank you, Bishop Perry**
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