The_Relic_of_St_Vincent_Pallotti__The_Bible

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Read Bible......, it is the word of God.

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The Holy Bible was used by St. Vincent Pallotti to draw strength from God which helped him become a Saint.

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Saint Vincent Pallotti Born   :  April 21st, 1795, Rome Ordained :  May 16, 1818, diocese of Rome Died   :   January 22 nd , 1850

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Saint Vincent Pallotti Born   :  April 21st, 1795, Rome Ordained :  May 16, 1818, diocese of Rome Died   :   January 22 nd , 1850 “ Blessed”  : January 22, 1950 by Pope Pius XII “Saint”  :  January 20, 1963 by Pope John XXIII

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Saint Vincent Pallotti What he was called ? Called :  “the apostle of Rome”, “Pioneer of Catholic Action”.

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Saint Vincent Pallotti What was his motto of life? Love of Christ urges us on …”

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Saint Vincent Pallotti What was Life Situation of Catholics during his time? Rome - reeling under the aftermath of  “French Revolution”, Catholics disinterested in expressing their faith in God or in acts of love towards others.

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Saint Vincent Pallotti What was his Source of Strength ? Long hours of prayer & contemplation, profound repentance and voluntary penance.”

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Saint Vincent Pallotti How did he addressed the life situation of the people? Recognizing the problems and potentials  of the Church of his time (1835), called for a renewal of faith  and re-enkindling of love and hope of the faithful  for a new apostolate  of all the baptized in the Union of Catholic Apostolate (UAC).

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The Sacred Relic we venerate today is the HOLY BIBLE used by St. Vincent Pallotti ...the BIBLE that inspired him to live a Holy Life .

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Bible ... the WORD OF GOD...it speaks to us as if God himself were speaking to us ...

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Do we let the Bible speak to us?? When we need direction for life....

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Do we let the Bible speak to us?? When we are looking for INSPIRATION to do the right thing...

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Do we let the Bible speak to us?? When we are looking for answers to the struggles and challenges of life...

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What is the Bible? The Bible is a collection of 73 books written by about 40 authors, over approximately 1500 years.  

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What is the Bible? The Bible is inspired and inerrant.  This means that the Bible is from God and that it is without error in everything it addresses.

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TWO MAIN DIVISIONS: OLD TESTAMENT NEW TESTAMENT COVENANT BETWEEN GOD AND ISRAEL MEDIATED BY MOSES COVENANT BETWEEN GOD AND HUMANITY MEDIATED BY JESUS The Old Testament finds light in the New Testament. The New Testament finds foundation in the Old Testament. The Church teaches that both divisions are equally inspired . Central Event: Central Event: God’s covenant with israel THE RESURRECTION Language: Predominantly Hebrew 46 Books Language: Predominantly Greek 27 Books

Old Testament division: 

Old Testament division Pentateuch/Torah/Law Historical Books Writings/Wisdom books Prophets

New testament: 

New testament The Gospels Historical Writing Letters of Paul Pastoral Letters Apocalypse

The Gospels: 

The Gospels Matthew Mark Luke John Synoptic Gospels Because they can be “viewed together” or compared in parallel fashion

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Why Read the Bible? What have these great people of history said?

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Sir Isaac Newton  defined basic laws that help us understand the universe. He said: "I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by men who were inspired. I study the Bible daily."

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Sir William Herschel  , the German-born astronomer who discovered the planet Uranus, said, "All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more and more strongly the truth contained in the Sacred Scriptures. "

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Rocket scientist  Wernher von Braun  , father of the U.S. space program, said: Science itself does not address the question whether we should use the power at our disposal for good or for evil. The guidelines of what we ought to do are furnished in the moral law of God."

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The first president of the United States,  George Washington  , said, "It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible."

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French Emperor  Napoleon Bonaparte  said, "The Bible is no mere book, but a living creature, with a power that conquers all that oppose it."

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All these people—and many more—said we should study the Bible and use it as a guide in life. Should we listen to what they tell us?

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They were leaders, scientists, educators, thinkers and philosophers who accomplished great things for themselves and for others. Indeed, a great many successful people have had a high regard for the Bible. They tell us to read the Bible. I hope we all recognize this as advice worth heeding.

Do we read the Bible regularly at Home? : 

Do we read the Bible regularly at Home? Let us contemplate …

Do we take initiative for our children to read the Bible and mediate, at Home? : 

Do we take initiative for our children to read the Bible and mediate, at Home? Let us contemplate …

Have we placed the Bible at home where our children can easily access and read? : 

Have we placed the Bible at home where our children can easily access and read? Let us contemplate …

Mother Teresa said, "I look and do not see, listen and do not hear."  Does not the Word of God address this matter in Matthew 13:15? : 

Mother Teresa said, " I look and do not see, listen and do not hear. "  Does not the Word of God address this matter in Matthew 13:15? 

Is this word pointing fingers on our dull attitude of reading and meditating on the word of God?: 

For this people’s heart has grown dull, and with their ears they can barely hear, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.’ (Matthew 13:15)   Is this word pointing fingers on our dull attitude of reading and meditating on the word of God?

Why Read the Bible?: 

Why Read the Bible? We read the Bible because it tells us about….

GOD : 

GOD We get to know who God is, What He is, His plan in creating, redeeming and sanctifying us. We read the Bible because it tells us about….

People: 

People The Bible is consist of narrative about women and men to whom the Word of God came. We read the Bible because it tells us about….

Salvation History: 

Salvation History The purpose of the Bible is to give spiritual and religious significance of the events and to glorify God. The Bible leads us in reflecting on the role that God is playing in our lives . The Bible is the story of God’s plan of salvation We read the Bible because it tells us about….

US: 

US The Bible provides us with a unique and irreplaceable means to understand the true meaning of what is happening in our lives our relationships, our dreams, and our difficulties. We read the Bible because it tells us about….

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How to Read the Bible? Don’t read it like a Routine Activity. Instead, read it like an exploration . Don’t read it like Russian Roulette. Instead, read it with its natural flow . Don’t read it in a vacuum. Instead, read it in context of history and your life . Don’t read it only once but read it a couple times over . Don’t read it at “off times.” Instead, read it when you’re at your best . Don’t read it with the set expectations. Instead, read it for what it is.

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Noah Webster  , the one who wrote the dictionary, also wrote , "All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery, and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.“ Let us read and mediate on the Word of God regularly at home.

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St. Vincent Pallotti drew much inspiration from the teachings of Jesus... He urges us: "Let the Word of God take root in you..."

As WORD OF GOD: 

As WORD OF GOD is the source of the life of faith, hope and love of the People of God and a light for all humanity. Hence o ur dear Saint fell in love with it.

Prayer: 

Prayer Lord speak to us...open our minds to understand your will...and guide our every thought, word and deed ...