“Strengthening parish life and worship and creating greater awareness of the need for evangelizing communities of faith.” – JWC
“Being a Church that continues its efforts to educate and advocate for the religious liberty of all people.” - JWC
“A joy ever new, a joy which is shared.” - JWC
“The work of the Holy Spirit within the Christian community forms the person as a disciple of Christ.” - DCW
“Spouses not only receive the love of Christ and become a saved community, but they are also called upon to communicate Christ's love to their brethren.” - DCW
“The public profession of one's faith through active participation in prayer, the sacraments, and especially Sunday Mass contributes to the sanctification of the world.” - DCW
“Catechists are entrusted with teaching the faith, overseeing sacramental preparation, supporting the formation of consciences, and developing a love of prayer.” - DCW
“The parish is typically the first contact that returning Catholics have with the institutional Church.” - DCW
Psalm 127 reminds us to reflect on the type of work we do and why.
I wore a scapular when I was a child, back in the ’60s, just as the Council was unfolding. Indeed, I took it seriously: It was a sign of my commitment to Christ, a reminder to me of my own faith as I went about my daily tasks.