THE DIOCESAN SYNOD OF LUCENA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
COMMITMENT OF FAITHFULNESS AND PROFESSION OF FAITH
For the participants in the Diocesan Synod of Lucena
Aware of the unique responsibility and privilege extended to a members of this Synod which is an act of ecclesial communion of this local church of the diocese of Lucena, in the presence of Almighty God and His people, we, are representing the Clergy, Religious and Laity of this diocese, pledge, to participate conscientiously in this Synod with no other motive but the glory of God, fidelity to the Church and the welfare of the People of God immediately in this local church and ultimately in the universal Church.
We declare that we will be guided by our Catholic faith;
We believe in God the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth;
We believe in Jesus his only Son, our Lord, who was born of the Virgin Mary, was crucified, died and was buried, rose from the dead and is now at the right hand of the Father;
We believe in the holy, catholic, apostolic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting.
We humbly invoke the help of the Blessed Virgin, Queen of the apostle and Seat of wisdom, of St. Ferdinand and the Patron Saint of all parishes and institution in the diocese to help us and all the members of the Synod to be faithful to our task and render it fruitful.
In the name and for the glory of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.