YEAR OF FAITH - “Vatican II and all that”

posted 25 Jan 2013, 04:37 by Susan Weaver

Pope John XXIII entrusted to the Second Vatican Council the task of guarding and better presenting the precious deposit of Christian doctrine in order to make it more accessible to the Christian faithful and to all people of good will. 

 

“Illumined by the light of this Council, the Church will become greater in spiritual riches and gaining the strength of new energies there from, she will look to the future without fear …”

(spoken by John XXIII at the Opening of the Council on 11th October 1962)

Study Day at the Mackworth Diocesan Centre – Saturday 9th February, 10 am to 4 pm

The Year of Faith started last October on the 50th anniversary of the start of Vatican II, but there is still uncertainty about what it was all about.  For those who would like to know more about the documents of Vatican II and the effect they have in our life today, there is a study day on 9th Feb.  The day is aimed at Catechists, but open to anyone who wishes to learn more about the Second Vatican Council.  Please see the poster at the back of church for further details and how to book.

Next Year of Faith discussion group – Sat. 23rd February in St Hugh’s hall after Mass

Bishop Malcolm’s topic for February is: The Holy Spirit. 

 

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