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LOGO FOR THE YEAR OF FAITH 2012-2013
Concept of the Logo:
The LOGO
is composed of a square,
bordered field
on which a boat,
symbolizing the Church,
is represented as sailing
on a graphically minimal
representation of waves.
the boat the Church
The main mast of the boat
is a cross
from which sails
are displayed
in the form of dynamic signs
which compose
the trigram of Christ (IHS).
the mast the cross
the trigram IHS
IHS
THEY ARE THREE CAPITAL
GREEK LETTERS
FOR IESUS - JESUS.
I = ENGLISH “I”
H = ENGLISH LONG “E”
S = ENGLISH “S”
IHS
IN LATIN,
THEY FORM
THE ACRONYM FOR
IESU HOMINEM SALVATOR
JESUS, OUR
The background
of the sails is
a sun,
which, associated with
the trigram,
refers also to
the Eucharist.
the sun The Eucharist
the boat
the Church
the mast
the cross the trigram
IHS
the sun
The Eucharist
LOGO FOR THE YEAR OF FAITH 2012-2013
Year of Faith
Questions
and
Answers
1.What is the Year of Faith?
At certain times in the history of
the Church, popes have called
upon the faithful to dedicate
themselves to deepening their
understanding of a particular
aspect of the faith.
In 1967, Pope Paul VI
announced a Year of Faith
commemorating
the 19th centenary
of the martyrdom
of Sts. Peter and Paul.
www.superbuzzy.comThe 1967 Year of Faith
called upon the Church
to recall
the supreme act
of witness
by these two saints
so that their martyrdom
might inspire
the present day Church
to collectively and
individually
make a sincere
profession of faith.
The Year of Faith declared by
Pope Benedict XVI
is a “summons to an authentic
and renewed conversion
to the Lord, the One Savior
of the world” (Porta fidei 6).
In other words,
the Year of Faith
is an opportunity for Catholics
to experience a conversion –
to turn back to Jesus
and enter into
a deeper relationship
with him.
The pope
has described
this conversion
as opening
the “door of faith”
(see Acts 14:27).
The
“door of faith”
is opened
at one’s baptism,
www.superbuzzy.com
but during this year
Catholics
are called
to open it
again,
walk through it
and rediscover
and renew
their relationship
with Christ
and his Church.
2.Why is the Year of Faith
this year?
With his Apostolic Letter
of October 11, 2011,
Porta fidei,
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.
3. The Year of Faith began in October 2012
with a Synod on New Evangelization. What is
a synod?
A synod of bishops
is a gathering of bishops,
selected from different areas
of the world, who meet with the pope
to discuss questions pertaining
to the activity of the Church in the world.
This meeting of bishops
helps to foster a closer unity
between the bishops and the pope,
and provides counsel to the pope.
Pope Benedict XVI has situated
the Synod on the New Evangelization
(October 7-28)
at the beginning of the Year of Faith
(October 11).
4. HOW ARE YEAR OF FAITH
AND NEW EVANGELIZATION LINKED ?
The New Evangelization
is a call to each Catholic
to deepen his or her own faith,
have confidence in the Gospel, and
possess a willingness
to share the Gospel.
The New Evangelization
is first and foremost
a personal encounter
with Jesus Christ;
it is an invitation
to deepen one’s relationship
with Christ.
It is also a call to each person
to share his or her faith
with others.
The Year of Faith,
just like
the New Evangelization,
calls Catholics to conversion
in order to deepen
their relationship with Christ
and to share it with others.
5.How does the Year of Faith
affect the average Catholic?
Every baptized Catholic
is called through baptism
to be a disciple of Christ
and proclaim the Gospel.
The Year of Faith
is an opportunity
for each and every Catholic
to renew their baptismal call
by living out
the everyday moments
of their lives
with faith, hope and love.
This everyday witness
is necessary
for proclaiming
the Gospel
to family, friends,
neighbors and society.
In order to witness
to the Gospel,
Catholics must be
strengthened
through celebrating
weekly Sunday Mass and
the Sacrament of
Reconciliation.
Pastors are encouraged
to provide
their parishioners
with opportunities
to deepen their faith
during the Year of Faith
through retreats,
special liturgies,
Bible studies,
service opportunities and
formation sessions
on the catechism and
sacraments.
6. What are some key resources for
the Year of Faith?
Catholics wishing to deepen
their faith
during the Year of Faith
should start by exploring the
Evangelization and Catechesis section
of the USCCB website.
Numerous catechetical
resources, prayers and other
resources
have been prepared
for the Year of Faith and
the New Evangelization
that can be viewed and
downloaded for free.
Catholics
should also consider
studying
the documents
of Vatican II
and the catechism.
„10 Ways Catholics
Can Live The Year Of Faith‟-
Bishop Ricken
The goal is to strengthen
the faith of Catholics and
draw the world to faith
by their example.
Bishop David Ricken of Green Bay, Wisconsin,
-Chairman of the Committee on Evangelization and
Catechesis of the U.S. Conference of Catholic
Bishops.
- “10 Ways ...” - Rooted in guidelines from the
Vatican‟s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith,
some of these suggestions are already requirements
for Catholics; others can be embraced by Catholics
at all times and especially during the Year of Faith:
1. Participate in the Holy Mass
The Year of Faith
is meant to promote
the personal encounter
with Jesus.
This occurs most immediately
in the Eucharist.
Regular Mass attendance strengthens
one‟s faith
through the Scriptures,
the Creed, other prayers,
sacred music, the homily,
receiving Communion and
being part of a faith community.
through the Scriptures,
the Creed, other prayers,
sacred music, the homily,
receiving Communion and
being part
of a faith community.
2. Go to Confession
Like going to Mass, Catholics
find strength and grow deeper in
their faith through participation
in the Sacrament of Penance and
Reconciliation.
Confession urges people
to turn back to God,
express sorrow for falling short
and open their lives
to the power of
God‟s healing grace.
It forgives
the injuries
of the past
and provides strength
for the future.
3. Learn about the lives
of the saints
The saints
are timeless examples
of how to live a Christian life,
and they provide endless hope.
Not only were they
sinners
who kept trying
to grow closer to God,
but they also exemplify
ways
a person can serve God:
through teaching,
missionary work, charity,
prayer
and
simply striving
to please God
in the ordinary actions
and decisions of daily life.
4. Read the Bible daily
Scripture offers
first-hand access
to the Word of God and
tells the story
of human salvation.
Catholics can pray the Scriptures
(through lectio divina
or other methods)
to become more attuned
to the Word of God.
Either way, the Bible is a must
for growth in the Year of Faith.
5. Read the documents
of Vatican II
The Second Vatican Council
(1962-65)
ushered in a great renewal
of the Church.
It impacted
how Mass is celebrated,
the role of the laity,
how the Church understands itself
and its relationship
with other Christians
and non-Christians.
To continue
this renewal,
Catholics
must understand
what the Council taught
and how it enriches
the lives of believers.
6. Study the Catechism
Published exactly 30 years
after the start of the Council,
the Catechism of the Catholic Church
covers the beliefs, moral teachings,
prayer and sacraments of the Catholic Church
in one volume.
It‟s a resource for growing in understanding of the faith.
( Another helpful resource is
the Catechism for FILIPINO CATHOLICS.)
7. Volunteer in the parish
The Year of Faith
can‟t only be about study and
reflection.
the solid grounding of the Scriptures,
the Council and the Catechism
must translated into action.
The parish is a great place to start, and
each person‟s gifts
help build up the community.
People are welcome
as ministers of hospitality,
liturgical musicians,
lectors, catechists
and in other roles in parish life.
8. Help those in need
The Vatican urges Catholics to
donate to charity
and volunteer
to help the poor
during the Year of Faith.
This means to personally encounter
Christ
in the poor,
marginalized and vulnerable.
Helping others
brings Catholics face-to-face
with Christ
and
creates an example
for the rest of the world.
9. Invite a friend to Mass
The Year of Faith
may be global in its scope,
focusing on a renewal of faith
and evangelization
for the whole Church,
but real change occurs at the local level.
A personal invitation
can make all the difference
to someone
who has drifted from the faith
or feels alienated from the Church.
Everyone knows people like this,
so everyone
can extend a loving welcome.
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  • 3. LOGO FOR THE YEAR OF FAITH 2012-2013
  • 4. Concept of the Logo: The LOGO is composed of a square, bordered field on which a boat, symbolizing the Church, is represented as sailing on a graphically minimal representation of waves.
  • 5. the boat the Church
  • 6. The main mast of the boat is a cross from which sails are displayed in the form of dynamic signs which compose the trigram of Christ (IHS).
  • 7. the mast the cross
  • 9. IHS THEY ARE THREE CAPITAL GREEK LETTERS FOR IESUS - JESUS. I = ENGLISH “I” H = ENGLISH LONG “E” S = ENGLISH “S”
  • 10. IHS IN LATIN, THEY FORM THE ACRONYM FOR IESU HOMINEM SALVATOR JESUS, OUR
  • 11. The background of the sails is a sun, which, associated with the trigram, refers also to the Eucharist.
  • 12. the sun The Eucharist
  • 13. the boat the Church the mast the cross the trigram IHS the sun The Eucharist
  • 14. LOGO FOR THE YEAR OF FAITH 2012-2013
  • 16. 1.What is the Year of Faith? At certain times in the history of the Church, popes have called upon the faithful to dedicate themselves to deepening their understanding of a particular aspect of the faith.
  • 17. In 1967, Pope Paul VI announced a Year of Faith commemorating the 19th centenary of the martyrdom of Sts. Peter and Paul.
  • 18. www.superbuzzy.comThe 1967 Year of Faith called upon the Church to recall the supreme act of witness by these two saints
  • 19. so that their martyrdom might inspire the present day Church to collectively and individually make a sincere profession of faith.
  • 20. The Year of Faith declared by Pope Benedict XVI is a “summons to an authentic and renewed conversion to the Lord, the One Savior of the world” (Porta fidei 6).
  • 21. In other words, the Year of Faith is an opportunity for Catholics to experience a conversion – to turn back to Jesus and enter into a deeper relationship with him.
  • 22. The pope has described this conversion as opening the “door of faith” (see Acts 14:27).
  • 23. The “door of faith” is opened at one’s baptism,
  • 25. but during this year Catholics are called to open it again,
  • 26. walk through it and rediscover and renew their relationship with Christ and his Church.
  • 27. 2.Why is the Year of Faith this year? With his Apostolic Letter of October 11, 2011, Porta fidei,
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  • 31. 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.
  • 32. 3. The Year of Faith began in October 2012 with a Synod on New Evangelization. What is a synod? A synod of bishops is a gathering of bishops, selected from different areas of the world, who meet with the pope to discuss questions pertaining to the activity of the Church in the world.
  • 33. This meeting of bishops helps to foster a closer unity between the bishops and the pope, and provides counsel to the pope. Pope Benedict XVI has situated the Synod on the New Evangelization (October 7-28) at the beginning of the Year of Faith (October 11).
  • 34. 4. HOW ARE YEAR OF FAITH AND NEW EVANGELIZATION LINKED ? The New Evangelization is a call to each Catholic to deepen his or her own faith, have confidence in the Gospel, and possess a willingness to share the Gospel.
  • 35. The New Evangelization is first and foremost a personal encounter with Jesus Christ; it is an invitation to deepen one’s relationship with Christ.
  • 36. It is also a call to each person to share his or her faith with others. The Year of Faith, just like the New Evangelization, calls Catholics to conversion in order to deepen their relationship with Christ and to share it with others.
  • 37. 5.How does the Year of Faith affect the average Catholic? Every baptized Catholic is called through baptism to be a disciple of Christ and proclaim the Gospel.
  • 38. The Year of Faith is an opportunity for each and every Catholic to renew their baptismal call by living out the everyday moments of their lives with faith, hope and love.
  • 39. This everyday witness is necessary for proclaiming the Gospel to family, friends, neighbors and society.
  • 40. In order to witness to the Gospel, Catholics must be strengthened through celebrating weekly Sunday Mass and the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
  • 41. Pastors are encouraged to provide their parishioners with opportunities to deepen their faith during the Year of Faith
  • 42. through retreats, special liturgies, Bible studies, service opportunities and formation sessions on the catechism and sacraments.
  • 43. 6. What are some key resources for the Year of Faith? Catholics wishing to deepen their faith during the Year of Faith should start by exploring the Evangelization and Catechesis section of the USCCB website.
  • 44. Numerous catechetical resources, prayers and other resources have been prepared for the Year of Faith and the New Evangelization that can be viewed and downloaded for free.
  • 45. Catholics should also consider studying the documents of Vatican II and the catechism.
  • 46. „10 Ways Catholics Can Live The Year Of Faith‟- Bishop Ricken The goal is to strengthen the faith of Catholics and draw the world to faith by their example.
  • 47. Bishop David Ricken of Green Bay, Wisconsin, -Chairman of the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. - “10 Ways ...” - Rooted in guidelines from the Vatican‟s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, some of these suggestions are already requirements for Catholics; others can be embraced by Catholics at all times and especially during the Year of Faith:
  • 48. 1. Participate in the Holy Mass The Year of Faith is meant to promote the personal encounter with Jesus.
  • 49. This occurs most immediately in the Eucharist. Regular Mass attendance strengthens one‟s faith through the Scriptures, the Creed, other prayers, sacred music, the homily, receiving Communion and being part of a faith community.
  • 50. through the Scriptures, the Creed, other prayers, sacred music, the homily, receiving Communion and being part of a faith community.
  • 51. 2. Go to Confession Like going to Mass, Catholics find strength and grow deeper in their faith through participation in the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation.
  • 52. Confession urges people to turn back to God, express sorrow for falling short and open their lives to the power of God‟s healing grace.
  • 53. It forgives the injuries of the past and provides strength for the future.
  • 54. 3. Learn about the lives of the saints The saints are timeless examples of how to live a Christian life, and they provide endless hope.
  • 55. Not only were they sinners who kept trying to grow closer to God, but they also exemplify ways a person can serve God:
  • 56. through teaching, missionary work, charity, prayer and simply striving to please God in the ordinary actions and decisions of daily life.
  • 57. 4. Read the Bible daily Scripture offers first-hand access to the Word of God and tells the story of human salvation.
  • 58. Catholics can pray the Scriptures (through lectio divina or other methods) to become more attuned to the Word of God. Either way, the Bible is a must for growth in the Year of Faith.
  • 59. 5. Read the documents of Vatican II The Second Vatican Council (1962-65) ushered in a great renewal of the Church.
  • 60. It impacted how Mass is celebrated, the role of the laity, how the Church understands itself and its relationship with other Christians and non-Christians.
  • 61. To continue this renewal, Catholics must understand what the Council taught and how it enriches the lives of believers.
  • 62. 6. Study the Catechism Published exactly 30 years after the start of the Council, the Catechism of the Catholic Church covers the beliefs, moral teachings, prayer and sacraments of the Catholic Church in one volume. It‟s a resource for growing in understanding of the faith. ( Another helpful resource is the Catechism for FILIPINO CATHOLICS.)
  • 63. 7. Volunteer in the parish The Year of Faith can‟t only be about study and reflection. the solid grounding of the Scriptures, the Council and the Catechism must translated into action.
  • 64. The parish is a great place to start, and each person‟s gifts help build up the community. People are welcome as ministers of hospitality, liturgical musicians, lectors, catechists and in other roles in parish life.
  • 65. 8. Help those in need The Vatican urges Catholics to donate to charity and volunteer to help the poor during the Year of Faith.
  • 66. This means to personally encounter Christ in the poor, marginalized and vulnerable. Helping others brings Catholics face-to-face with Christ and creates an example for the rest of the world.
  • 67. 9. Invite a friend to Mass The Year of Faith may be global in its scope, focusing on a renewal of faith and evangelization for the whole Church, but real change occurs at the local level.
  • 68. A personal invitation can make all the difference to someone who has drifted from the faith or feels alienated from the Church. Everyone knows people like this, so everyone can extend a loving welcome.