News from the Synod on the Family
This Sunday, October 4, the Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on “The vocation and mission of the family in the Church and the contemporary world” begins in Rome. Every major news organization will likely report on this major event, what was said and thought to have been said. There will, no doubt, be a plethora of analyses telling you what it all means and what they think matters. As a way to provide the most accurate reporting of what is actually said and done at this synod, we offer you links to three news sources that should offer not only accurate, but also complete news of this gathering of Bishops.
Archbishop Announces Ten-Year Vision
Archbishop Joseph F. Nauman has announced his pastoral vision for the archdiocese for the next 10 years. This document, promulgated on August 4, 2015, the Feast of St. John Vianney, with the theme “Complete Joy: Growing as Disciples of Jesus, Making Disciples for Jesus" is the culmination of the work that he and his Visioning Team have done over the past year. You can read this document and learn more by clicking here.
"Living in Love" Retreats
Discover what over 600 couples in Northeast Kansas have discovered ... it is possible to be IN LOVE every day!
Living in Love is an exciting day and a half parish based retreat workshop designed to energize the romance and renew the joy of being in love through a practical application of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.
The next "Living in Love" retreat is scheduled for the weekend of November 7-8 in Leawood, KS. For more information, click here.
The Holy Father's Prayer Intentions for October 2015:
- Universal: That human trafficking, the modern form of slavery, may be eradicated.
- Evangelization: That with a missionary spirit the Christian communities of Asia may announce the Gospel to those who are still awaiting it.
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