If you’re like me, you’ve heard snippets of conversations since last October about the upcoming “Year of Faith” that starts this October. You might have even heard that it was Pope Benedict XVI who announced it.
But if you’re also like me, you’ve probably wondered what exactly we’ll have to do to live up to it. Well, we are past the halfway mark on the countdown, so let’s get cracking shall we?
To start, Bishop Vasquez will preside over a Diocesan-Wide Prayer Service at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10th at Saint Mary Cathedral to ring in the Year of Faith.
You can also get an large overview on global, diocesan, and parish levels by reading the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith’s published guidelines available here. For the cliffnotes version, check out the NCR article here.
And if you want to hear about the Year of Faith straight from the man himself, here’s a handy dandy imbedded video of the Pope’s announcement:
As for us here ACNM, we’ll continue to work hard on the New Evangelization by generating the best content we can. Keep an eye out for special content to help you best live the Year of Faith that you can share if you feel called to the New Evangelization, too. For starters, here’s an infographic on what the Year of Faith is, why it is when it is: