Friday, June 9, 2017

Amoris Laetitia - Par. 313

313.  Charity takes on different hues, depending on the state of life to which we have been called. Several decades ago, in speaking of the lay apostolate, the Second Vatican Council emphasized the spirituality born of family life.  The Council stated that lay spirituality "will take its particular character from the circumstances of... married and family life".367  It is worth pausing to describe certain basic characteristics of this specific spirituality that unfolds in family life and its relationships.

367  Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity Apostolicam Actuositatem, 4.