Clergy

Tuesday, January 15 2013
Recommendations regarding: Paragraph # in
Verbum Domini
Clergy
Bishops
Need for Bishops to read and meditate 79
Priests
Need to be familiar with the word of God
Need to explain unity between word and sacrament
Need to recognize importance of Scriptures
Need to support families
Proclaimer of Gospel
Use of Gospel Book
80
53
73
85
58
67
Deacons
Need to explain unity between word and sacrament
Need to support families
Proclaimer of Gospel
Use of Gospel Book
53
85
58
67
Seminarians
Need for hermeneutic of faith in formation
Need for integrated approach to biblical studies
47
82

 

Bishops should put reading and meditation on God’s word in first place

Priests must become familiar with the word of God

There is a need to explain the unity between word and sacrament within the Church’s ministry

The word of God should have a central place in every aspect of Church life

Families should teach the word of God to their children, joining with other families when necessary for prayer and meditation

Readers (Lectors) who proclaim the first or second reading during Mass require careful preparation and training

The proclamation of the Gospel should be made more solemn

There is a need to explain the unity between word and sacrament within the Church’s ministry

Families should teach the word of God to their children, joining with other families when necessary for prayer and meditation

Readers (Lectors) who proclaim the first or second reading during Mass require careful preparation and training

The proclamation of the Gospel should be made more solemn

A hermeneutic of faith is necessary in exegetical and theological formation, particularly for seminarians

Seminarians should be taught the relationship between biblical studies and scriptural prayer