THE RISEN JESUS GATHERS US
month Faith and Light enables people with an intellectual disability and
their families and friends to come together and celebrate the gift of one
with an intellectual disability are a precious gift to God. They are an
important message for all: the most deprived are truly human, and can
have a deep and rich inner life. Children and adults with a disability
are right in the centre of a Faith and Light community..
HOW DO WE CELEBRATE?
shared prayer and friendship and a simple meeting for two hours each month.
Now and then, the community will spend a longer time together.
ten years, Faith and Light communities around the world go on pilgrimage
together to Lourdes in the South-West of France, where Mary, the Mother
of Jesus, appeared in 1858.
Jesus gave his life to break down all barriers and bring together. God's
Still bearing his wounds, the Risen Lord comes to us when we celebrate,
to heal our wounds and renew our strength.