AN INVITATION TO ALL PARISH VOCATIONS COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN THE FALL RIVER DIOCESE
To publicly celebrate vocations to the Ordained Ministry and to Consecrated Religious Life in all its forms, with prayer for vocations and vocations promotion, with speaker, conversation, lunch and camaraderie.
May 7, 2017
“Good Shepherd Sunday” and World Day of Prayer for Vocations
Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption
327 Second St., Fall River, MA 02721
“Vocations and the New Evangelization: The Joy of the Gospel”
How do we, as Parishes, live and share the Joy of the Gospel with each other making visible the call to holiness and the invitation to follow the Good Shepherd more closely?
Presenter: Mr. Michael Aoyama, Facilitator for Parish Evangelization
Diocese of Providence, RI
10:30 a.m.—11:15 a.m. Registration and Hospitality (Entrance of Our Lady’s Chapel on Second Street. Please be aware that the celebration of Sunday Mass will be underway in the main Church.)
11:15 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Introductions and Opening Prayer
11:30 a.m.—12:15 p.m. Presentation (Michael Aoyama)
12:15 p.m.—1:15 p.m. Break for Lunch (across the street at the school)
1:30 p.m.—2:15 p.m. Presentation: Tips to help Teens connect and spread the Joy of the Gospel (Michael Aoyama)
2:15 p.m.—2:45 p.m. Opportunity for Q&A
3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. Holy Hour at the Main Church with Bishop Edgar da Cunha, S.D.V., and Commissioning of Members to the Parish Vocations Ministry
Please RSVP by Thursday May 4 in order to have an accurate count for lunch.
Contact Sr. Paulina Hurtado, P.O. Box 2577, Fall River, MA 02722; 508-675-1311;
FAX 508-679-9220; or by e-mail: Sr.Paulina@dioc-fr.org