Saturday 20 August 2011
In about a month the Catholic Church will celebrate a wonderful event that will bring together more than one million young people from every continent to deepen and share their faith and hope in Our Lord Jesus. World Youth Day, Madrid, August 16-21, will be great moment to a proclaim the Gospel, the Good News. to the whole world.
To prepare for this event, since the beginning of May thousands of people across the globe have been joined in a campaign to pray for the gifts of Holy Spirit. This initiative, FIRM IN THE FAITH WITH MARY, invites people everywhere to PRAY THE ROSARY ON SATURDAYS for WORLD YOUTH DAY. It is a simple but powerful act, done in deep faith.
Please visit www.firminfaith.org Through this website you will find many fine resources to help you pray and to grow closer to Christ with Mary.
FIRM IN THE FAITH WITH MARY has full approval and support of the World Youth Day Organization in Madrid and the Pontifical Councils for the Laity and for Social Communications of the Vatican.
Many people in many countries are united in prayer. PLEASE HELP STRENGTHEN THIS EFFORT by inviting more people of all ages to pray on the Saturdays that remain. Please share this message verbally, by email, in your parishes: however you can.
Please use social networks and other media. You can post something like: World Youth Day, Madrid, August 16-21 is almost here: a great event for celebrating our Faith in Christ! Pray the Rosary each Saturday for it: see FIRM IN THE FAITH WITH MARY: www.firminfaith.org
Thank you and God bless you for your support.
Father James Phalan, CSC
Director, Family Rosary International, HCFM
Coordinator of FIRM IN THE FAITH WITH MARY
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