Pope Francis proclaimed 2015 a Year of Consecrated Life, starting on the First Sunday of Advent, the weekend of November 29, 2014, and ending on February 2, 2016, the World Day of Consecrated life.
“Religious life ought to promote growth in the Church by way of attraction. The Church must be attractive. Wake up the world! Be witnesses of a different way of doing things, of acting, of living! It is possible to live differently in this world.” Pope Francis
For more information about the Communities of Consecrated Persons serving in the Diocese of Victoria in Texas CLICK HERE.
Engaging Spirituality is a program from JustFaith Ministries (www.justfaith.org) which have touched and transformed the lives of 40,000 people since 2001 to live lives of extraordinary compassion.
Potential participants are invited to a 45 minute Introductory Session on Tuesday, Oct 13 (7 pm) at Incarnate Word Convent.
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The U.S. Bishops are encouraging Catholics throughout the country to offer their Friday acts of sacrifice and penance for the protection of Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty.