THE Church is facing its greatest challenge as it enters the new millennium.
As Pope John Paul makes clear in his apostolic letter, Novo Millennio Ineunte, the just ended Year of Great Jubilee has been a preparation for the new mission Catholics are being asked to undertake in the third millennium.
The need for a strong and deep faith is vital against the forces of mediocrity and secularism which are influencing the world.
Catholics have been entrusted with a special mission to proclaim and put into action the Good News. Are we willing to accept that mission?