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Year of faith


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Year of faith

  1. 1. Pope Benedict XVI • In his Apostolic Letter “Porta Fidei” announced….
  2. 2. THE YEAR OF FAITH Starting October 11, 2012 Until November 24, 2013
  3. 3. Significance of October 11?• The 50th Anniversary of the Opening of the 2nd Vatican Council in 1962
  4. 4. Significance of October 11? • The 20th Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Catechism of the Catholic Church in 1992.
  5. 5. The Year of Faith invites us to study again the Second Vatican Council and theCatechism of the Catholic Church to rediscover the vitality of the faith we have inherited.
  6. 6. The Year of Faith invites us• To listen to the deep cries and aspirations of the people
  7. 7. So that we can proclaim Jesus Christ • With new methods, new expressions and new fervor.
  8. 8. It is a year of listening and a year of mission as well.
  9. 9. The Church is a community of faith, a fruit and an agent of faith.
  10. 10. The Church is a missionary of the Gospel in the world.
  11. 11. We are all called to evangelize
  12. 12. “Evangelization” means… ProclamationTransmission and Witnessing to the faith
  13. 13. This October 21 The Philippineswill be blessed with our second saint, Pedro Calungsod.
  14. 14. A Lay catechistA teen-age martyr
  15. 15. We are called to engage inan integral development in faith with the following components…
  16. 16. (1) Learn theTeachings of our Faith.
  17. 17. (2) A renewed appreciation & celebration of our faith insacrament, liturgy and prayer.
  18. 18. (3) We need a joyful living of the faith expressed through conversion andcourageous witness to what we believe in.
  19. 19. A life governed by justice & charity, in solidarity with the poor and in the service of the poor.
  20. 20. (4) We need a rediscovery of ecclesial communion
  21. 21. Where the gifts of the Holy Spiritare offered and developed to strengthen the Church and serve its mission.
  22. 22. The Year of Faith also opens for us nine-year preparation for Year 2021 500th Anniversary ofChristianity in the Philippines.