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SYMPOSIUM 2022 – ROME

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TOWARD A FUNDAMENTAL THEOLOGY OF THE PRIESTHOOD

I THURSDAY 17 FEBRUARY

Tradition and new horizons

Cardinal Marc Ouellet

09H00     GENERAL INTRODUCTION : The objective and plan of the Colloquium

Morning session chaired by the Cardinal Ouellet

Pope Francois

09H10     Opening lecture : Faith and the Priesthood Today

P. Serge-Thomas Bonino OP

10H00     Religion and the Priesthood : a fundamental anthropological given

10H55     Break

P. Robert Vorholt

11H20     Biblical foundations of the relation between the priesthood of the baptized and the apostolic ministry (Robert Vorholt)

12H15     Lunch break

Afternoon session chaired by the perfect of the Congregation for the Clergy

P. Jean-Robert Armogathe

14H45     Priesthood according to the Fathers of the Church

P. Dominic Legge OP

15H40     Synthesis of St. Thomas Aquinas and its relevance today

16H30     Break

P. Gabriel Richi Alberti

17H00     Significance of the Second Vatican Council for the renewal of priesthood in our epoch

P. Philippe Capelle-Dumont

17H55     Visions of the priesthood in a change of time. Theological questions and pastoral challenges

18H50     Conclusion of the first day

I FRIDAY 18 FEBRUARY

Trinity, mission, sacramentality

Morning session chaired by the Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Workship and the Discipline of the Sacraments

Cardinal Marc Ouellet

09H00     The Holy Spirit and the priesthood of Christ in the Church : a fundamental Trinitarian Sacraments

P. Piero Coda

10H10     Christological foundation of the priesthood : Paschal Mystery, Eucharist, Eschatology

11H05     Break

Cardinal Kurt Koch

11H35     Ecumenical challenges of the question of priesthood

12H30     Lunch Break

Afternoon session chaired by the Prefect of the Congregation

P. Benoît-Dominique de La Soujeole OP

15H00     The sacramentality of the episcopacy : thinking of Orders from the episcopacy

Sr. Alexandra Diriart

15H55     Complementarity of the states of life

16H50     Break

P. Edouard Adé

17H20     The culture of Vocation : Christian initiation and formation toward specific vocations 

Martha Olavarrieta de Gomez Serrano
Sr. Alexandra Smerilli
Michelina Tenace

18H15     Round table : woman and ministry, status questionis
19H15

I SATURDAY 19 FEBRUARY

Celibacy, charisms, spirituality

07H30     Holy Mass at St. Peter’s presided by the Secretary of State

Morning session chaired by the Perfect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints

P. Gianfranco Ghirlanda

09H15     Holy life of the clerics : theological-canonical perspective

P. Emilio Justo

10H10     Priesthood and celibacy : a theological reading of the way of the Church yesterday and today

11H05     Break

Mgr. Fr. Paolo Martinelli

11H35     Ministerial priesthood and consecrated life

12H30     Lunch Break

Afternoon session chaired by the Perfect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

P. Gaspar Hernandez Peludo

15H00     Challenges of priestly formation today

Chiara Amirante

15H55     Priesthood, Redemption and the missionary spirit

16H50     Break

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

17H30     Sending on mission

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