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III ASSEMBLY

Catholic Action: lay faithful who live the ever newness of the Gospel and are a sign of communion
THE LASTING ACTUALITY OF A GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
Rome, December 2nd-6th 2000

Countries of Ifca Secretariat 2000-2003
—• ARGENTINE
—• BURUNDI
—• ITALY
—• MEXICO
—• SPAIN

IFCA Newsletter 2001/1


Address of the Holy Father John Paul II to IFCA
04.12.2000

PROGRAMME
Saturday December 2nd 2000

20.00 Buffet
21.30 Presentations of the delegations

Sunday December 3rd – First Sunday of Advent

  • 8.30
    Morning prayer
    presided by H. E. Msgr. FRÉDERIC RUBWEJANGA
    Bishop of Kibungo (Rwanda)
  • 9.00
    Looking at the real situations
    A/report of the answers to the questionnaire
    sent together with the itinerary of preparation
    B/interventions of the countries
  • 12.00
    Eucharistic celebration (Homily)
    presided by H. E. Msgr. BERNARD BUDUDIRA
    Bishop of Bururi (Burundi)
  • 15.30
    Lecture
    Catholic Action’s identity in today’s ecclesial and pastoral context 
    H. E. Msgr. BALTAZAR PORRAS CARDOZO
    Archbishop of Mérida
    President of the Bishops Conference of Venezuela
    Interventions

18.00 Mixed workshops

Monday December 4th

  • 8.30
    Eucharistic celebration (Homily)
    presided by H. Em. Card. JAMES FRANCIS STAFFORD
    President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity

10.00 Report of the mixed workshops

  • 11.00
    Thematic workshops
    formation
    children
    youths
    adults
    sociopolitical commitment
    promotion of CA
  • 15.00
    IFCA: evaluation 97/2000 and proposals 2000/2003
    Continental workshops

17.00 Report of the continental workshops

  • 18.00
    Welcome to new members
    Afer dinner Penitential vigil in preparation to the jubilee day
    presided by H. E. Msgr. JOSÉ M. CONGET ARIZALETA
    Bishop of Jaca (Spain)


Tuesday December 5th – JUBILEE DAY

Pilgrims with Peter on the roads of reconciliation, dialogue, peace

  • 8.45
    Departure for St Peter’s Basilica
    Eucharistic celebration (Homily – H.E. Msgr. Carlos Talavera RAMÍREZ)
    presided by H. Em. Card. ROGER ETCHEGARAY
    President of the Central Committee of the Great Jubilee of 2000
  • 15.00
    St John Lateran
    H. E. Msgr. MATTHIAS SSEKAMANYA
    Bishop of Lugazi (Uganda)
  • 17.00
    St Mary Major
    H. E. Msgr. PIOTR JARECKI
    Auxiliar Bishop of Warsaw (Poland)

21.30 International soiréé

Wensday December 6th

  • 8.30
    Morning prayer
    presided by H. E. Msgr. JORGE CARRION PAVLICH
    Bishop of Puno (Peru)
  • 9.00
    The new Secretariat
    Interventions upon priorities for the years 2000/2003
    Final communication
  • 11.00
    Departure for St Paul-outside-the walls
    Eucharistic celebration closing the Assembly (Homily)
    presided by H. E. Msgr. AGOSTINO SUPERBO
    IFCA’s Ecclesiastic Assistant
  • 13.30
    Dinner
    Departures 
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THE LASTING ACTUALITY OF A GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
Rome, December 2nd-6th 2000
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