Pastoral priorities for the Diocese of Malaga.
First priority .Evangelisation. Participation in spreading the Good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Exhortation of Pope Francis´s » Evangeli Giaudium » The Joy of the Gospel.»
The importance and duty as confirmed Catholics to share the joy of our faith among friends, family and especially the youth, through our words and actions and participation in prayer. Jesus said «Go forth and spread the Good News of the Gospel to the ends of the earth. «
The importance of pastoral care in the family paying close attention to Pope Francis´s document » Amoris Laetitia)
Third Priority. Pastoral vocations within the priesthood and laity.
Importance of Catechesis in the Parish. lnstruction ,will begin for the international children In October please contact Mary Cane , Dolores de Clairac or Father Rafael for further information.
Time Change for evening Masses. From October 1st evening Mass will take place at 7.30 pm ,morning Mass will continue to be celebrated at 9.30 am except for Monday and Saturday when there will only be an evening Mass.
Choir practice to be held from October 1st at 6pm downstairs every Wednesday evening ,newcomers always welcome
Times for confession. A priest will be available in the confessional half an hour before and after ,the morning and evening Masses..
Reading Club . Reading club presided over by Father Rafael to meet to discuss various religious books with religious themes. Three books in total will be discussed during the year, this trimester we concentrate on Mothers Teresa´s book , » Where there is God there is love» books available to buy in the Sacristy. Time of meeting to be discussed.
Canonisation of Blessed Manuel to take place the 16th of October this year, a special hour of Adoration will take place in the Church of La Divina de Pastora on Thursday 13th October at 8.30 pm.
Missions. To complete the construction of two wells in India special fund raising events to be held .
Saturday 8th October. Dinner downstairs on the terrace after 7.30 Mass , tickets available form Norma or the Sacristy. cost. 20 ers Adults ,10 ers. Children. All proceeds will go to the construction of the wells in India.
Perpetual Adoration. Those wishing to spend an hour before the Blessed Sacrament please speak to one of the coordinators ,we are still looking for adorers.
Proposal of International fundraising event to take place on February 19 to help with «The Church in need «,any imput or help will be welcomed concerning this event .
The importance of visiting the sick and elderly please speak to Father or Norma.
The Cross of Calvary to be replaced above the alter, the image of Divine Mercy will be replaced at the appropriate time of the Resurrection.
Visitation of Father Marcellino.
Prayers for the Parish.