Rivista DMA

2009

Editorial

I do all for the Gospel

It is the aim of the last issue of DMA 2009 to reflect on the commitment to evangelization. It is a gift and an urgent task that cannot be put off. This was expressed often in the Chapter Assembly which directed all toward a serious and systematic study, considering also the proximity with the same theme of the Chapter itself. A beautiful conclusion that was reached was the proposal of the first journey of conversion to love entrusted to each FMA: “To be a living monument of Jesus’ ...
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September - October 2009

Editorial

The gift of a future

In general, young people tend to look more at the future than the past, even though for fear of the future they choose at times to ignore to live concentrated on the present. But they are aware, however, of the push forward. Hearing “We always did it this way” arouses rejection because it reveals a static attitude and is interpreted as an attempt to halt what is new and every expression of creativity.
Yet, we cannot do without the past because ...
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July - August 2009

Editorial

Those who love…

The choice of living the spirituality of communion, a priority from GCXXII, finds continuity in the theme of love to which we are all called to be a sign and expression, and which flows from the personal and community journeys of these years.  “Love grows through loving” said Benedict XVI. It is necessary, therefore, to express it in everyday, ordinary gestures, which are the signs truly understood by people.
A convincing sign is ...
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May - June 2009

Editorial

Challenges and Opportunities

A great experience for each encounter…this is how Mother Yvonne defined the last General Chapter. It was an encounter with persons who witnessed to love and it was certainly a profound encounter with Mary, “the first believer, she who accompanies us on the journey of realizing true encounters, capable of provoking real journeys of conversion.” She was the woman open to the newness of the Spirit that arrived unexpectedly to surprise and overturn ...
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March - April 2009

Editorial

Impassioned Women

In the conclusion of the Guidelines of the Educational Mission we read that the house of meaning is daily life.”  In daily life, in fact, more than in the extraordinary, we play out our commitment for life, to build the future, to realize ourselves as persons. It is the place in which signs are translated into real expressions that make a value visible.  It is precisely in the everyday that we find the sense ...
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January - February 2009

Editorial

DMA 2009

Personal and community journeys this year are oriented toward the event of the Chapter, defined as A Cenacle Experience.   The event entrusted to each and every FMA guidelines and perspectives for the future. DMA is on this same wavelength.  It will continue to accompany the FMA, laity and young people who want to be involved in the process of assimilation and vital tradition of the content that emerged from GC XXII which took place ...
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