In the Acts of the Apostles, we learn that God has opened the door of faith for the early Church.But did you know that God has opened the door of faith for each one us and he invites us to step through the threshold into a deeper relationship with him.The upcoming Year of Faith is an opportunity for every Catholic to turn towards Jesus Christ, encounter him in the Sacraments, especially the Eucharist and rediscover the Faith and Church.
With his Apostolic Letter of October 11, 2011,Porta Fidei. . . , Pope Benedict XVI declared that a "Year of Faith" will begin on October 11, 2012 and conclude on November 24, 2013. October 11, 2012, the first day of the Year of Faith, is the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council. . . (Vatican II) and also the twentieth anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. During the Year of Faith, Catholics are asked to study and reflect on the documents of Vatican II and the catechism so that they may deepen their knowledge of the faith.
Related Articles • More Articles
Make Spirit FM part of your Christmas tradition as we present "The Spirit of Christmas," 72 hours of music and programs.
Do you know a young hero? Has your child shown boldness? Displayed bravery? Stepped out with courage? St. Joseph's Children's Hospital wants to recognize the little heroes in our community. Find out more!
Pope Francis has called for a special conference with bishops from around the world next year. If you're catholic, please consider taking this anonymous survey. It will help the bishops be as well-informed as they can going into the synod.