Thursday, October 04, 2012

Faith, witness and evangelization

At the outset of the Year of Faith, these three words: faith - Testimony - evangelization synthesize the program of the diocese of Xian Xian, in the province of He Bei. The program  for the year hosted by the Diocese includes theological refresher courses for priests and religious from 15 to 18 March, 2013. 

On July 20, the diocese will celebrate the Feast of the 56 Martyrs of Xian Xian and then publish a book with the history of these martyrs. On August 17 ​​there will be a Youth Congress. And on 19 and 20 October, on the occasion of Mission, there will be a Congress of Evangelization. And on 23 November 2013, the Diocese will celebrate the solemn closing of the Year of Faith

The diocese accounts for about 75,000 Catholics and 100 priests. It has 206 churches and chapels under its territory. This local community has sent dozens of priests and nuns to study abroad.

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