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By Aci Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

10/8/2013 (1 year ago)

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Al presidir esta ma艅ana la habitual Misa en la Capilla de la Casa de Santa Marta, el Papa Francisco se艅al贸 que la oraci贸n, frente a los problemas y calamidades en la vida, es abrirle la puerta a Dios para que 脡l pueda hacer algo.

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By Aci Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

10/8/2013 (1 year ago)

Published in Europe

Keywords: spanish, pope, reform, church


VATICANO (ACI/EWTN Noticias) - El Santo Padre advirti贸 que "tambi茅n nosotros cuando no oramos, lo que hacemos es cerrarle la puerta al Se艅or. Y no orar es esto: cerrar la puerta al Se艅or, para que 脡l no pueda hacer nada".

"En cambio, la oraci贸n, ante un problema, una situaci贸n dif铆cil, a una calamidad es abrirle la puerta al Se艅or para que venga. Porque 脡l rehace las cosas, sabe arreglar las cosas, acomodar las cosas. Orar por esto: abrir la puerta al Se艅or, para que pueda hacer algo. 藝Pero si cerramos la puerta, el Se艅or no puede hacer nada!".

Al reflexionar sobre el Evangelio, que hoy toca la historia de Marta y su hermana Mar铆a, el Santo Padre dijo que "pensemos en esta Mar铆a que eligi贸 la mejor parte y nos hace ver el camino, c贸mo se abre la puerta al Se艅or".

"A los ojos de su hermana estaba perdiendo el tiempo, tambi茅n parec铆a tal vez un poco fantasiosa: mirar al Se艅or como si fuera una ni艅a fascinada. Pero, 偶qui茅n la quiere? El Se艅or: 'Esta es la mejor parte', porque Mar铆a escuchaba al Se艅or y oraba con su coraz贸n".

El Papa indic贸 que "el Se艅or un poco nos dice: 'La primera tarea en la vida es esto: la oraci贸n'. Pero no la oraci贸n de palabra, como loros, sino la oraci贸n, el coraz贸n: mirar al Se艅or, escuchar al Se艅or, pedir al Se艅or. Sabemos que la oraci贸n hace milagros".

"Y Marta hac铆a esto: 偶Qu茅 hac铆a? 藝No oraba! Hay otros como el terco Jon谩s, que son los justicieros. 脡l iba, profetizaba, pero en su coraz贸n, dec铆a: '藝Pero se lo merecen. Se lo merecen. Se lo han buscado!'. 藝脡l profetizaba, pero no oraba! No ped铆a perd贸n al Se艅or por ellos. S贸lo los golpeaba".

"藝Son los justicieros, aquellos que se creen que tienen la raz贸n! Y al final - contin煤a el libro de Jon谩s - se ve que era un hombre ego铆sta, porque cuando el Se艅or salv贸 N铆nive, por la oraci贸n del pueblo, 茅l se molest贸 con el Se艅or: '藝Eres siempre as铆 . Siempre perdonas!'".



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