Suggestions – The Year Of Consecrated Life
Below are some initiatives, some already started or implemented, for the Year Of Consecrated Life. They include:
- started a Facebook page-Atlantic Year for Consecrated Life
- men and women religious in a team visiting high schools
- Western Catholic Reporter newspaper is doing a series on the spirit behind various congregations
- young people were asked “What would you ask Pope Francis if you had a chance?” and with their responses, a program involving theological reflection on those issues that they presented was developed. It included music as well.
- booklet published showing the witness of 12 Religious from around the world.
- Catholic Health Association honoured religious at their annual banquet and are publishing a book of stories of Sisters who wrote their stories based on what they would say to their younger selves.
- a 10 minute video is being produced for Diocese of Hamilton which Toby Collins, CR indicated can be used by others.
- a Bar B Q hosted by the Bishop for all consecrated religious
- displays in parishes
- where there are no Catholic schools, congregations got together and developed a program for young people
- intercessory prayers