%PDF-1.7 1 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Outlines 2 0 R /Pages 3 0 R >> endobj 2 0 obj << /Type /Outlines /Count 0 >> endobj 3 0 obj << /Type /Pages /Kids [6 0 R 18 0 R ] /Count 2 /Resources << /ProcSet 4 0 R /Font << /F1 8 0 R /F2 9 0 R /F3 10 0 R /F4 11 0 R >> /ExtGState << /GS1 14 0 R /GS2 15 0 R /GS3 16 0 R /GS4 17 0 R >> >> /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 595.280 841.890] >> endobj 4 0 obj [/PDF /Text ] endobj 5 0 obj << /Producer (þÿdompdf 1.0.2 + CPDF) /CreationDate (D:20221130213820+00'00') /ModDate (D:20221130213820+00'00') >> endobj 6 0 obj << /Type /Page /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 595.280 841.890] /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 12 0 R ] /Contents 7 0 R >> endobj 7 0 obj << /Length 6684 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 35.000 742.238 Td /F1 15.0 Tf [(President of U.s. Conference of Catholic Bishops Welcomes Pope Francis’s)] TJ ET BT 35.000 723.923 Td /F1 15.0 Tf [(Apostolic Exhortation on Holiness in the Contemporary World; Rejoice and Be)] TJ ET BT 35.000 705.608 Td /F1 15.0 Tf [(Glad)] TJ ET BT 35.000 666.691 Td /F4 14.0 Tf [(Descripción)] TJ ET BT 35.000 637.501 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(April 9, 2018 \(WASHINGTON\)—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and)] TJ ET BT 35.000 622.849 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is welcoming the release of Pope)] TJ ET BT 35.000 608.197 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Francis’s apostolic exhortation, “Gaudete et Exsultate” \(Rejoice and Be Glad\), subtitled “On the Call to)] TJ ET BT 35.000 593.545 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Holiness in the Contemporary World.” In his statement, Cardinal DiNardo expresses his deep gratitude)] TJ ET BT 35.000 578.893 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to the Holy Father for the exhortation and the call for each Christian to “acknowledge and be open to)] TJ ET BT 35.000 564.241 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(what God wants them to be.”)] TJ ET BT 35.000 549.589 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In the introduction to the exhortation, the Pope emphasizes that the goal of his exhortation is to)] TJ ET BT 35.000 534.937 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(“repropose the call to holiness in a practical way for our own time, with all its risks, challenges and)] TJ ET BT 35.000 520.285 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(opportunities.” An apostolic exhortation is considered the second-highest form of papal teaching after)] TJ ET BT 35.000 505.633 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(an encyclical letter. Since his election, Pope Francis has issued two other exhortations: “Evangelii)] TJ ET BT 35.000 490.981 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Gaudium” \(Joy of the Gospel\) in 2013 and “Amoris Laetitia” \(The Joy of Love\) in 2016. Cardinal)] TJ ET BT 35.000 476.329 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(DiNardo’s full statement on “Gaudete et Exsultate” follows: “I want to personally express my deep)] TJ ET BT 35.000 461.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(gratitude to the Holy Father for his powerful, straightforward words in Gaudete et Exsultate. In this)] TJ ET BT 35.000 447.025 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(exhortation, Pope Francis is very clear – he is doing his duty as the Vicar of Christ, by strongly urging)] TJ ET BT 35.000 432.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(each and every Christian to freely, and without any qualifications, acknowledge and be open to what)] TJ ET BT 35.000 417.721 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(God wants them to be – that is ‘to be holy, as He is holy’ \(1 Pet 1:15\). The mission entrusted to each of)] TJ ET BT 35.000 403.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(us in the waters of baptism was simple – by God’s grace and power, we are called to become saints.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 388.417 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(‘Do not be afraid of holiness \(no. 32\).’ These words of the Holy Father jumped out at me when I first)] TJ ET BT 35.000 373.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(read them. In a way, each one of us has a fear of striving for holiness – a fear that we would be)] TJ ET BT 35.000 359.113 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mocked, ignored, or even hated by others because we would stand out. Yet that is what the Lord has)] TJ ET BT 35.000 344.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(called each and every person to! Pope Francis calls us out: A Christian cannot think of his or her)] TJ ET BT 35.000 329.809 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mission on earth without seeing it as a path of holiness, for ‘this is the will of God, your sanctification \(I)] TJ ET BT 35.000 315.157 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Thess 4:3\) \(no. 19\).’ The Holy Father describes how holiness comes through the daily struggles each)] TJ ET BT 35.000 300.505 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of us face. In the ordinary course of each day, the Pope reminds us, ‘We need to recognize and)] TJ ET BT 35.000 285.853 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(combat our aggressive and selfish inclinations, and not let them take root’ \(no. 114\). Yet, he says, this)] TJ ET BT 35.000 271.201 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(‘battle is sweet, for it allows us to rejoice each time the Lord triumphs in our lives’ \(no. 158\). One)] TJ ET BT 35.000 256.549 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(paragraph in particular points out the continuing need we have for civility in all our interactions,)] TJ ET BT 35.000 241.897 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(especially in the media. ‘Christians too,’ the Holy Father writes, ‘can be caught up in networks of verbal)] TJ ET BT 35.000 227.245 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(violence through the internet and the various forums of digital communication.’ This can be true even in)] TJ ET BT 35.000 212.593 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Catholic media \(no. 115\). Even in our heated disagreements with one another, we always need to)] TJ ET BT 35.000 197.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(remember that it is God who judges, not man \(James 4:12\).’ In the light of Easter joy, as we celebrate)] TJ ET BT 35.000 183.289 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the resurrection of our Lord, I encourage every Christian to rekindle their baptismal call to be holy by)] TJ ET BT 35.000 168.637 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reading this wonderful exhortation by Pope Francis, especially the beautiful section on the Beatitudes.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 153.985 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Through an exploration of the Beatitudes, and by offering examples of how to live out our call to)] TJ ET BT 35.000 139.333 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(holiness in everyday life, the Holy Father has given us a wonderful tool for renewing our love for God)] TJ ET BT 35.000 124.681 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and for each other.” The USCCB has made the exhortation available for order online at )] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 35.000 110.029 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://store.usccb.org/rejoice-and-be-glad-p/7-599.htm)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.6 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 35.000 107.419 m 321.788 107.419 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 321.788 110.029 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(.)] TJ ET 0.502 0.502 0.502 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 35.000 776.336 m 585.280 776.336 l 585.280 777.836 l 35.000 777.836 l f 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 261.940 814.168 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(RCBO - THE ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF ORANGE)] TJ ET BT 575.944 799.516 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( )] TJ ET BT 41.000 814.790 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Ninguna imagen encontrada)] TJ ET 0.500 0.500 0.500 rg BT 41.000 816.280 Td /F1 8.0 Tf [(Image not found or type unknown)] TJ ET q 0.940 0.342 -0.342 0.940 181.247 -73.446 cm /GS1 gs /GS2 gs 0.6 w 0 J [ ] 0 d Q /GS3 gs /GS4 gs 0.502 0.502 0.502 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 35.000 52.000 m 585.280 52.000 l 585.280 50.500 l 35.000 50.500 l f 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 44.000 31.732 Td /F1 10.0 Tf [(Page 1)] TJ ET q 44.000 17.080 532.280 12.210 re W n 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 155.840 19.522 Td /F1 10.0 Tf [(© 2021 The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange. 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