Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Awareness of a Mission

A woman's dignity is closely connected with the love which she receives by the very reason of her femininity; it is likeness connected with the love which she gives in return.

Man, who is the only creature on earth that God willed for its own sake, cannot fully find himself except through the sincere gift of self" (Vatican Council II). This applies to every human being, as a person created in God's image, whether man or woman (...).

~ On the Dignity and Vocation of Women
Photo © M. Datiles 2006

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