EUROPE/POLAND - Evangelizing missions in Czestochowa: about 6 thousand catechesis for 6 thousand faithful

Friday, 9 December 2011

Czestochowa (Agenzia Fides) - During the evangelizing Missions carried out in the Archdiocese of Czestochowa for the desire of the Archbishop Mgr.Stanislaw Nowak in the pastoral year 2010/2011, 6 000 missionary catechesis dedicated to the Bible, to the Sacraments and the Cross were pronounced. According to statistics presented by don Marian Duda, President of the Evangelizing Missions Committee and the Pilgrimage of the Cross, the catechesis was attended by about 600 000 faithful. The information Fides received remember that, together with the Missions, in every parish the Pilgrimage of the Cross with the Relic of the Holy Cross was organized. For Archbishop Nowak "Missions were a renewal of the grace of fidelity to the Cross of Christ in the faithful. They were also an opportunity to obtain the spiritual strength to be faithful to Mary under the Cross of Jesus, to give a true testimony of the Cross and to defend the Cross in one’s personal, family and social life". Motto of the evangelizing mission was " luxta Crucem Tecum stare" (To be under the Cross with you, Mary). (MF/SL) (Agenzia Fides 09/12/2011)