Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Young Catholics bear witness to their faith through voluntary work

In the parish of Nan Tang (Xi'an), in the Province of Shaan Xi , a group of 60 young people renewed their missionary commitment for 2012.

Province of Shaan Xi

They included journalists, academics, staff and even people with disability. In the meeting the youth shared their experiences of recent years: helping earthquake victims, teaching in remote locations, providing financial support to families in need, elderly and disabled. Through these outreach services "have borne witness to our faith ..."
The Cathedral Church in Xi'an, in the name of St. Francis

Volunteers do not just 'give' but also 'receive' a profound spiritual experience.
The modern face of the city of Xi'an.
Xi'an is the ancient capital of China and a city if historical and global significance

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