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Year of Faith Parish Guide

The Diocese of Springfield in Illinois is preparing a series of guides to assist parishes in their celebration of the Year of Faith. Each Parish Guide will give 3-4 months worth of information, ideas, and inspiration during the Year of Faith:

Parish Guide

Months Covered

Date Available

pdfVolume One

October-December 2012

Late September 2012

pdfVolume Two

January-April 2013

Early November 2012

Volume Three

May-July 2013

Early March 2013

Volume Four

August-November 2013

Early June 2013

The Parish Guides will be divided into three sections:

  • Pastoral Recommendations includes seven subsections, each corresponding to a paragraph in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s “Pastoral recommendations for the Year of Faith.” Different ideas will be listed here for how parishes might fulfill the congregation’s recommendations.
  • Calendar of Events lists regional and diocesan events connected to the Year of Faith.
  • Resources links to the primary sources of the Year of Faith as well as other national, diocesan, and Catholic publisher resources.

We welcome input from pastors, DREs, principals, and all of the faithful; if you have suggestions for future volumes of this guide, contact Jonathan F. Sullivan at (217) 698-8500 x165 or .

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