Day #273: Apostolicam Actuositatem 31

Today in the Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity, we continue to look at forming the laity for their work in the apostolate.

Article 31 speaks of how different apostolates require different types of formation for the laity who engage in them.

Here are the footnotes:

5. cf. Pius XII, encyclical “Sertum Laetitiae,” Nov. 1, 1939: A.A.S. 31 (1939) pp. 653-654; cf. idem., to graduates of Italian Catholic Action, May 24, 1953.

6. cf. Pius XII, allocution to the universal congress of the World Federation of Young Catholic Women, April 18, 1952: A.A.S. 42 (1952) pp. 414-419. cf. idem., allocution to the Christian Association of Italian Workers, May 1, 1955: A.A.S. 47 (1955) pp. 403-404.

7. cf. Pius XII, to delegates of the Assembly of Charity Associations, April 27,1952: pp.470-471.


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