VATICAN CITY, OCT. 23, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Here is the translation of the Full Intervention given by Marc and Florence dey Leyritz, founders of Alpha France, last week at the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Faith.
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Reflections on Pastoral Leadership
The Experience of the Alpha Course
Dearest Holy Father,
Dear Synod fathers,
Dear fellow participants of the Synod,
We thank you for the invitation to bring the witness of a couple. We will both speak, but will not take twice the time! We are a couple who has worked fifteen years in the first announcement of the Gospel with the Alpha course and in the formation of lay leaders for the New Evangelization. We have five children ranging from ages 2 to 16.