Tuesday, May 1, 2012

De Colores!



You're probably wondering why there is a rainbow here.  NO THIS IS NOT A "GAY PRIDE" THING!  The rainbow belongs to God, not the LGBT community.

This is one of the symbols used by the Cursillo movement.  The Cursillo has its origins in southern Spain in the 1940's.  Its purpose is to activate faith in Christians by using 3 days of prayer, isolation from the world and the studying of Christian spirituality.  

The word 'Cursillo' means short course or workshop.  It is meant to describe the 15 courses given during the 3 days.  The courses remind a Christian of his/her duty as a witness to Christ. He/she makes a commitment to live the Christian life through prayer, study and action

That is about all I can share due to the fact that one has to experience the Cursillo in order to benefit from it greatly.  

  • Prayer is important in a spiritual life.  Without prayer; faith, charity, religion are useless.  In prayer we submit to God.  We are reminded of our place before God.  
  • Study is very important.  We must know the Faith well and how to defend it.  We should also use the wisdom and sciences of the world to defend and promote the faith.   
  • Action must always be taken by all Christians.  Faith is something that cannot be private.  We must share it with others through our life and our words.  


The Cursillo doesn't end at the 3rd day.  All Cursillistas are called upon to attend the Ultreya and continue their spiritual growth.  

If you have not made your Cursillo you are missing out.  It is an awesome experience - a truly spiritually nourishing event. 




No comments:

Post a Comment

Thank you for reading and for your comment. All comments are subject to approval. They must be free of vulgarity, ad hominem and must be relevant to the blog posting subject matter.

Labels

Catholic Church (448) God (306) Atheism (232) Jesus Christ (212) Jesus (208) Bible (171) Pope Francis (164) Atheist (141) LGBT (128) Science (111) Liturgy of the Word (104) Christianity (84) Rosa Rubicondior (75) Pope Benedict XVI (73) Abortion (71) Gay (64) President Obama (56) Prayer (54) Vatican (39) Christian (37) Physics (35) New York City (33) Philosophy (33) Blessed Virgin Mary (32) Christmas (31) Psychology (31) Women (29) Politics (28) Biology (26) Liturgy (26) Baseball (24) Religious Freedom (23) Pope John Paul II (21) Space (21) Holy Eucharist (19) NYPD (19) Pro Abortion (19) priests (19) Evil (18) Supreme Court (18) Child Abuse (17) Pro Choice (17) Evangelization (16) First Amendment (16) Protestant (16) Police (15) Donald Trump (14) Death (13) Health (13) Christ (12) Priesthood (12) Astrophysics (11) Blog (11) Marriage (11) Pedophilia (11) Racism (11) Poverty (10) Illegal Immigrants (9) Theology (9) Vatican II (9) Divine Mercy (8) Human Rights (8) Muslims (8) Personhood (8) September 11 (8) Autism (7) Condoms (7) David Viviano (7) Easter Sunday (7) Ellif_dwulfe (7) Evidence (7) Gender Theory (7) Gospel (7) academia (7) Apologetics (6) Barack Obama (6) Big Bang Theory (6) Humanism (6) Jewish (6) Morality (6) Pentecostals (6) Traditionalists (6) Babies (5) Cognitive Psychology (5) Cyber Bullying (5) NY Yankees (5) Spiritual Life (5) The Walking Dead (5) Angels (4) CUNY (4) Donations (4) Ephebophilia (4) Eucharist (4) Gender Dysphoria Disorder (4) Holy Trinity (4) Podcast (4) Pope Pius XII (4) Evangelicals (3) Hispanics (3) Pluto (3) Pope John XXIII (3) Sacraments (3) Baby Jesus (2) Dan Arel (2) Death penalty (2) Encyclical (2) Founding Fathers (2) Freeatheism (2) Hell (2) Massimo Pigliucci (2) Oxfam (2) Penn Jillette (2) Pew Research Center (2) Plenary Indulgence (2) Catholic Bloggers (1) Cursillo (1) Dan Savage (1) Divine Providence (1) Eastern Orthodox (1) Fear The Walking Dead (1) Pentecostales (1) Pope Paul VI (1)