On Faith and Life, A Wrong Turn by the Senate
What’s coming soon? Beginning in August, the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana will be conducting a general survey. This instrument will be available in electronic and paper versions. Each Catholic adult and Catholic of high-school age is encouraged to participate. Further information about the survey will appear in The Catholic Moment and parish bulletins.
A company called The Reid Group already has consulted with people here to shape the survey items. It has experience with this sort of activity in other dioceses. While the content itself is not very complex, it reflects one important effort to capture opinions and expectations. There will be space for participants to register their points of view in their own words. The data will help build a picture of the diocese so that I, as the pastoral shepherd, can refine a vision for my offices going forward. (Read More)
Vatican City, 1 September 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for September is : “That the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life”.
His intention for evangelisation is: “That Christians, inspired by the Word of God, may serve the poor and suffering”. Source: www.news.va/en/news/pope-francis-prayer-intentions-for-september