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10/10/2013 (2 years ago)

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Al celebrar la Misa en la Capilla de la Casa Santa Marta hoy, el Papa Francisco aseguró que hay que tener el valor de pedirle al Seńor al orar, pues "una oración que no sea valiente no es una verdadera oración".

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By Aci Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

10/10/2013 (2 years ago)

Published in Americas

Keywords: spanish, pope, reform, church


VATICANO (ACI/EWTN Noticias) - El Santo Padre preguntó "nosotros, żcómo oramos? Oramos así nomás por costumbre, piadosamente pero tranquilos, por costumbre, żo con coraje nos ponemos ante el Seńor para pedir la gracia, para pedir por aquello por lo que oramos?".

"El valor en la oración: una oración que no sea valiente no es una verdadera oración. El coraje de tener confianza que el Seńor nos escuche, el coraje de llamar a la puerta. El Seńor lo dice: 'Porque todo el que pide recibe, el que busca encuentra y al que llama, se le abrirá'. Pero es necesario pedir, buscar y llamar".

"Nosotros, żnos involucramos en la oración? żSabemos llamar al corazón de Dios?".

El Papa indicó que "en el Evangelio, Jesús dice: 'Si ustedes, que son malos, saben dar cosas buenas a sus hijos, cuánto más el Padre del cielo dará el Espíritu Santo a aquellos que se lo pidan'", lo cual "es una gran cosa".

"Cuando oramos con valor, el Seńor nos da la gracia, y también se da a sí mismo en la gracia: el Espíritu Santo, es decir, ˇa sí mismo! El Seńor nunca da o manda una gracia por correo. ˇNunca! ˇla lleva Él! ˇEs Él, la gracia!".

"Lo que nosotros pedimos es un poco como el papel en el que se envuelve la gracia. Pero la verdadera gracia es Él que viene trayéndomela. Es Él. Nuestra oración, si es valiente, recibe aquello que pedimos, pero también aquello que es más importante: el Seńor".

El Papa seńaló que a veces "pedimos la gracia, y no nos atrevemos a decir: 'Pero tráela tú'. Sabemos que la gracia es siempre traída por Él: es Él quien viene y nos la da".

"Nosotros damos la fea impresión de tomar la gracia y no reconocer a quien nos la trae, aquel que nos la da: el Seńor. Que el Seńor nos conceda la gracia de darse a sí mismo, siempre, en cada gracia. Y que nosotros lo reconozcamos, y que lo alabemos como aquellos enfermos sanados del Evangelio. Porque en aquella gracia hemos encontrado al Seńor".

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