September 19, 2014, 12:00 AM - September 21, 2014, 12:00 AM
All Catholics in the Diocese of Amarillo are welcome to participate in enriching and inspiring faith-enrichment sessions in all four regions of the diocese Friday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept. 21.
Provided as part of the Why Catholic?/¿Por qué ser católico? process, the two-hour sessions, entitled Living the Gospel Value, will be offered in English and Spanish. All are encouraged to attend and experience the value of moral teaching and how it emerges from our Catholic faith.
Participants in the RENEW process are currently focusing on the 10 principles of the social doctrine of the Catholic Church. These are ways that Catholics can approach their lives in a moral and just understanding.
Anne Scanlan, an experienced presenter and program leader from RENEW International, will direct the sessions in English. She encourages parishioners to take advantage of this interesting enrichment session, regardless of whether or not they have participated in Why Catholic? so far.
Manuel Hernandez, another presenter and program leader from RENEW International, will direct the Spanish-language session on the ¿Por qué ser católico? book, LIVE: Christian Morality.
Participants will begin with songs and hymns followed by a presentation focusing on social justice and values of the Gospel. Topics will include The Role of Values in Society and Different Cultures; and, Social Justice in the Scriptures and Doctrine of the Church.
Sessions will be offered in English and Spanish on:
• Friday, Sept. 19 at 6:30pm for the Central Deanery at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1200 South Washington, Amarillo;
• Saturday, Sept. 20 at 9:00am for the North Deanery at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 1000 Maddox, Dumas;
• Saturday, Sept. 20 at 1:30pm for the East Deanery at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 810 West 23rd, Pampa; and,
• Sunday, Sept. 21 at 2:00pm for the South Deanery at San Jose Church, 735 Brevard, Hereford.
For more information about signing up for the faith enrichment sessions and for joining Why Catholic?/¿Por qué ser católico?, contact Sister Janet Abbacchi at 806-383-2243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.