ASIA/CHINA - The Year of Faith: catechetical competition and Seminar on marriage
Wen Zhou (Agenzia Fides) - A catechism competition in view of the closure of the Year of Faith, for formation in faith, love, prayer and evangelization. The catechetical competition was sponsored by the deanery of Yong Jia of the Diocese of Wen Zhou, in the province of Zhe Jiang in mainland China. This competition was held on September 28, 2013 and was attended by over 240 competitors representing the various parishes.
According to information gathered by Fides Agency, the initiative is part of the celebration of the Year of Faith, "to encourage the study of catechism and the reading of Sacred Scripture in every community", said the organizer, don Cao Guang Zhun, pastor of the parish of Nan Xi. He himself led a reflection on the fundamental Christian formation, highlighting "the need to share what we have received". Before the closure of the Year of Faith, the same deanery is planning a Seminar to deepen the value of Christian marriage and offer guidance to couples on how to live it in daily life. (NZ) (Agenzia Fides 04/10/2013)
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