By means of this exhibition, we shall do our best to enter the thought, experience and inner life of a man, a monk, a priest, don Divo Barsotti. Don Divo Barsotti di fronte al Concilio del XX secolo. (di Cristina Siccardi su Messa in Latino del ) Nel fervido e provvidenziale. Media in category “Divo Barsotti”. The following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Divo × ; KB. Palaia, lapide divo.

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He was a priest, a theologian, the founder of the Community of the Children of God, and an extraordinary mystic and spiritual master. In fact, he has been described as the last mystic of the twentieth century.

Divo Barsotti, a Prophet for Today’s Church

He was self-taught, with no theology degree. Although he did not produce any systematic work, Father Barsotti wrote books and countless articles and scattered papers. His written and oral production bears witness to a depth, a barssotti, a foresight, a critical acumen, a freedom of spirit that stand out today as absolutely out barsott the ordinary.

Barsotti was a convinced admirer of John Paul II, and he enjoyed the silent respect even of the progressive Catholics, but not because he expressed the same expectations.

In the life of the Barstoti in Italy and the world, he represented the resistance to post-conciliar tendencies, in the name of the “fundamentals” of the Christian faith. He barsotri few prominent churchmen who were equally barsothi in placing the emphasis on the essential, on the newness of Christ.


However, in he indicated two such churchmen, Joseph Ratzinger and Giacomo Biffi. When the first of the two really did become pope, inwhat took place was a sort of passing of the torch. While Barsotti, now over ninety years old, gradually stopped writing and speaking, the pontificate of Benedict XVI affirmed “urbi et orbi” — with the authority of the successor of Peter — precisely those theses that the Tuscan priest had maintained throughout his entire life.

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We are told that there is a very strong resemblance between the diagnosis of the Council and the period following it formulated by Barsotti, and the one made by Ratzinger both before and after his election as pope.

The barsootti mystery” is Jesus crucified and risen, who is seated at the right hand of the Father but at the same time comes to us in the Eucharist.

The events of the mystery are made real in the Mass. In psalmthe psalmist praises God, and calls upon all about him to give thanks to God for the glad tidings of great joy to all people, that there is a Redeemer, Christ the Lord. Then we are reminded that the Jewish rulers and leaders, who had been the builders of the Synagogue, were also called to be the builders of the spiritual house of God; but they rejected Christ, who was to be the very foundation of that spiritual edifice.

In life, we hear that Divo Barsotti often found himself alone and misunderstood. When he was a young priest, isolated in his diocese of San Miniato and when he arrived in Florence, he was understood and supported by only a few. He again remained alone, for years, in his hermitage in Settignano, abandoned by his first followers.


Divo Barsotti

Barsott is also said that his life and work was ignored and undervalued until the end of his life. So there is an interesting link in that today, April 25th, also is the feast of St Mark, the evangelist, and writer of the second of the four Gospels.

In his third appearance to the apostles, after Jesus performed the miraculous catch of fish, he prepared a breakfast and ate with them.

It is the Lord! The Lord Jesus reveals himself to each of us as we open our hearts to receive his word. God wants to demonstrate His love to us as our heavenly Father. Why not ask Him to show you how to continue to live in the footsteps of Divo Barsotti as a true son or daughter of God? I will welcome you and be your Father, and you shall be my sons and daughters, says the Almighty Lord 2 Cor. Barsoyti email address is being protected from spambots.

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