Women’s Day — October 19th

October 13, 2013

A Women’s Day of Prayer with the theme “Mary, Model of Faith” will be held on Saturday, October 19th at the Holy Family Spiritual Renewal Center located at 151 Old Newport Street in Nanticoke.  The day will start with a light breakfast available during the registration period from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., followed by song and prayer, Mass at 10:00 a.m., teaching and discussion, lunch, rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy.  The teaching and discussion topic will be Pope Francis’ encyclical, “The Light of Faith”.  The day will conclude around 3:00 p.m.  A donation of $30.00 per person is requested.  Reservations are strongly encouraged to help with planning, and can be made by calling Joyce Hudak (735-1068), or via email to pogcnepa@gmail.com.  Here’s a printable flyer.

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“Year of Faith” Lenten event March 20th

March 14, 2013

Our Teaching Night in March will be a special evening in which we will open ourselves to the love and grace of our Lord Jesus Christ through the priesthood and gifts of Fr Pio Mandato.  The evening will consist of five segments:

5:00 to 6:00 – A supper in common for which we will each bring a covered-dish to share.

6:00 to 7:00 – A time of personal reconciliation with our Lord during which Fr Pio will be available for the Sacrament of Penance.

7:00 to 8:00 – Mass with Fr Pio presiding and preaching.

8:00 to 9:00 – A conference presented by Fr Pio on a theme related to this “Year of Faith.”

9:00 to 10:00 – A time of conviviality with Lent-appropriate refreshments provided by The People of God Community.

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“Year of Faith” resources

October 18, 2011

This post will be updated with links to resources from now through the end of the Year of Faith.

Pope Benedict declares Year of Faith.

Porta Fidei:  Apostolic Letter on the Year of Faith (on Zenit)

Porta Fidei:  Apostolic Letter on the Year of Faith (on Vatican)

Preview commentary by Kevin M. Clarke