What is Faith and Light?
Faith and Light
FAITH AND LIGHT is a worldwide spiritual community movement. At the heart of these communityes are persons with developmental disabilities of varying degree. They are surrounded by their family and friends especially YOUNG people.
FAITH AND LIGHT is a community of welcoming and belonging. At each gathering there is a time for sharing, a time for celebrating and a time of prayer.
The Coordinating Team of St. Rose of Lima Faith and Light Community.
standing: Claudia, Sister Victor, Edith, Susie, Danny
sitting: Rae, Mike, Sister Margaret Ann
Faith and Light offers:
For persons with developmental disabilities, Faith and Light reveals to them their call to share the riches of the heart, their tenderness and their fidelity.
For families, Faith and Light gives a sense of hope and supports them with understanding and friendship. It also helps parents to see the inner beauty of their son/daughter and to discover that their child can be source of life.
For friends, Faith and Light opens up the path of friendship and commitment with persons with developmental disabilities, thereby each may discover in the other the presence of the risen Jesus.
For the church, Faith and Light encourages the inclusion and participation of persons whose gifts are essential to the full life the of the Body of Christ.