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A Year of Faith Proclaimed

Pope Benedict XVI has proclaimed a Year of Faith to awaken Catholics around the world to deepen our relationship with God and live as joyful witnesses to the Gospel.

From October 11, 2012, to November 24, 2013, we are called to prayer, study, outreach, and evangelization so that the name of Jesus Christ will be known and loved throughout the world.  The beginning of this special year coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, and the twentieth anniversary of the promulgation of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Please join with all members of the Church.

Prayer for the Year of Faith

Heavenly Father, you give us the gift of faith to know and believe all you reveal through your Son, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.  May we live by these divine truths as members of the Holy Catholic Church and proclaim them joyfully to others with the witness of our lives.  Through Christ our Lord. Amen.