Pope Benedict XVI has called for a Year of Faith. It will begin in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee on October 11, 2012, at 7 p.m. at a celebratory Mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee.
Catholics can prepare for the Christmas season and deepen their experience of the Year of Faith by strengthening their prayer lives, says the bishop who chairs the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis.
Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki has issued a Plenary Indulgence for the following occasions:
With praise and gratitude to God, Saint Francis de Sales Seminary joyfully announces and invites you to attend the Ordination of Priests on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.
The pope has encouraged Catholics to study the Catechism for as part of the Year of Faith. Alissa Thorell, catechism specialist for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Evangelization and Catechesis, offers “Five Things Catholics Should Know About the Catechism” to help Catholics better understand this book and its significance in their faith.
On Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 15 Catholics received the Archbishop’s Vatican II Award for Distinguished Service for outstanding contributions to the Church and society. A prayer service and award ceremony were held at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee.
The awards were established in 1991 to honor men, women and young adults who exemplify the Catholic Church’s vision set forth in the Second Vatican Council.
Jeannine Marino, program specialist for the Secretariat of Evangelization and Catechesis of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) offers “10 Saints Who Were Great Evangelizers” in honor of the Year of Faith and All Saints Day, which the Church celebrates on November 1.
The Catholic Church marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council by Blessed Pope John XXIII on October 11.
La Iglesia Católica marca el decimo quinto aniversario de la apertura del Concilio Vaticano Segundo por el Beato Papa Juan XXIII el 11 de Octubre. El Concilio operó desde 1962 – 1965, produciendo 16 documentos en el curso de cuatro sesiones. Mas de 2,000 obispos de todo el mundo participaron. El Concilio presentó grandes reformas y se encuentra entre los eventos más significativos del siglo XX.
To honor the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and the twentieth anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI has announced a Year of Faith, starting October 11 and ending November 24, 2013. The goal is to strengthen the faith of Catholics and draw the world to faith by their example.
The Redemptorist Retreat Center in Oconomowoc will present a series of silent weekend parish retreats from September 2012 - March 2013. The theme will be: A Path to Holiness and Salvation, and they will be founded on the Year of Faith.
Cardinal Dolan’s address to USCCB Bishops regarding the Year of Faith – presented November 14, 2011
Catholic News Service story about recommendations for celebrating the Year of Faith - January 5, 2012.
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