Hello Young Adults in the Diocese of Orlando!

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Diocesan Young Adult Events

2012 St. Augustine March for Life
Religious Vocations Information

Wanna go to Rio? Last summer 60 young adults from our Diocese had life altering experiences at World Youth Day…so we’ve decided to do it again!  In July of 2013, the Diocese of Orlando will be sending a group to RIO to join over a million other young adult Catholics from around the world.  Think you might be interested? Join us this Saturday, October 29 at 2 PM for an interest meeting in the courtroom of the Chancery (50 E. Robinson Street, Orlando).  If you are able to come, or would just like to be added to the mailing list for further information on WYD, contact Michelle Fischer at MFischer@orlandodiocese.org Join us as we “Go and make disciples of all the nations” in Rio de Janeiro.  

Theology on Tap with Fr. Walsh  Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 10 at Fiddler’s Green in Winter Park, 7-9 p.m.  This is a chance to gather together with other young adults from across the diocese and chat about our Catholic faith. Spread the word about this great event! YAs ages 18-39 are welcome. Because of an unavoidable scheduling conflict, Bishop Noonan regrets that he will not be able to be our keynote speaker for this event.  He humbly sends his apologies and is grateful to our Vicar General and fellow Irishman, Fr. Walsh, for taking his place. Bishop is looking forward to seeing you all at the YA Adoration in December (see below)

New Core Teams: Core Team Training Day  Have you recently started YA Ministry at your parish? OR Do you have a YA ministry but you really want to work on forming a solid Core Team?  This day is for you. We will be meeting at Holy Family Catholic Church, Orlando on Saturday, November 12 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  RSVP to Amanda Livermore, alivermore@orlandodiocese.org.  We will be serving breakfast and lunch. 

Young Adult Adoration: Thursday, December 15 with Bishop Noonan for young adults from across the Diocese. Annunciation Catholic Church – Altamonte Springs, 7-9 p.m. We will begin with social time at 7 p.m. and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will be at 8.  Spread the word!  Let’s pack the church for this awesome night of adoring the Lord during Advent with our Bishop. O Come Let Us Adore Him! 

SAVE THE DATE: Young Adult Retreat: “Take Up Your Cross”

February 17-19, FFA Retreat Center, Haines City, FL

More information in upcoming newsletters but MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!! 

Religious Vocations Information Are you feeling a call to the religious life?  Have you ever thought about it?  Fr. Jorge Torres, our Vocations Director for the Diocese of Orlando, is a great person to talk to!  Contact him at 407-246-4876 if you would like some more information or just to talk about what the Lord has been putting on your heart.  

2012 St. Augustine March for Life
Join the Diocese of Orlando on Saturday, January 14 as we travel to St. Augustine Florida to mark the 38th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v Wade legalizing abortion in the United States.  The March begins at the Mission Nombre de Dios—The Great Cross— and concludes in the public plaza with talks by nationally recognized Pro-Life Speakers. The Diocese of Orlando will have buses leaving from Brevard, Orange, and Volusia county. The cost for the bus is $25 per person; children under 12 are free. Call the office of Advocacy and Justice at 407-246-4819 for more information or to register. To read more about the march, visit: www.marchforlifestaugustine.com