Diocesan Spirit Alive “Catholic Call-In” is re-scheduled

May 1, 2008


Get answers to your questions about the Catholic faith in a special call-in with diocesan experts May 19, 2008

Have you always wondered why we Catholics genuflect? My mother says I can’t be married in the Catholic Church unless I’m confirmed. Is that true? What does the Church teach about divorce?Can I receive Holy Communion if I’m divorced? I’m not married, but I am a mother. Can my baby be baptized in the Catholic Church?

Catholics throughout the 12-county Diocese of Rochester can get answers to these and any other questions about the Church and their faith during a special toll-free “Catholic Call In” on May 19, 2008, between 2 and 8 p.m. The Call-In previously scheduled for April 22 was canceled due to technical difficulties.

The number is 1-888-477-1718.

The Call-in is just one part of a diocesanwide, three-year Spiritual Renewal called Spirit Alive!It was initiated by Bishop Matthew Clark in Lent 2008. Spirit Alive! will have three movements: Deepening one’s personal relationship with Jesus Christ, deepening one’s knowledge and understanding of the Word and deepening one’s commitment to discipleship and stewardship.

“It will be a very special and important time to deepen our relationship with Jesus,
our Lord and Savior, and to more fully learn and practice what true discipleship means,”
the Bishop has said. “This is, after all, what is truly crucial to our lives as Catholic

For more information and for resources for individuals and groups, visitwww.rochesterspiritalive.org