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Novena to Mary, Mother of our faith –Day 4- Pope Francis's encyclical on faith, Lumen Fidei - Totus2

Novena to Mary, Mother of our faith –Day 4- Pope Francis's encyclical on faith, Lumen Fidei - Totus2

Day 4, Novena to Mary, Mother of our faith. Quote from Papa Francisco's encyclical on faith, Lumen Fidei: "If love needs truth, truth also needs love. Love and truth cannot be separated. Without love, the truth becomes cold, impersonal, oppressive for the concrete life of the person. The truth which we seek, that which offers meaning to our steps, illuminates us when we are touched by love. The one who loves understands that love is an experience of truth, that it opens our eyes to see all of reality in a new way, in union with the person loved. On this meaning, Saint Gregory the Great wrote that "amore ipse notitia est", love itself is a knowledge, bears with it a new logic. It is a relational way of looking at the world, that becomes shared knowledge, a vision in the vision of another and a common vision upon all things. William of Saint Thierry, in the Middle Ages, follows this tradition when he comments on a verse in the Song of Songs in which love says to the beloved: Your eyes ar

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