AMERICA/PERU - Over 6,000 lay people involved in Great Mission 2005 in diocese of Chiclayo carry the Good News to families door to door

Friday, 7 October 2005

Chiclayo (Fides Service) - Over 6,000 lay Catholics are carrying the Good News of Salvation to families door to door in the first stage of a Great Mission in the Peruvian diocese of Chiclayo which comprises 4 provinces Lambayeque, Chiclayo, Ferreñafe and Santa Cruz. When this first stage is completed the communities will take part in Family Assemblies 8-15 October to reflect on the theme of human promotion. This stage will close with a solemn Mass on Sunday October 16 at the Elias Aguirre sports grounds in Chiclayo presided by the Bishop Jesus Moline. On 17 October the second stage of the mission will begin and lay missionaries will visit outlying villages. (RZ) (Agenzia Fides 7/10/2005, righe 10, parole 141)