World AIDS Day – December 1

Sisters of the Holy Family

World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December each year, is an important opportunity when governments, national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations, and individuals around the world bring attention to the global AIDS epidemic and emphasize the critical need for a committed, meaningful and sustained response.

The global theme for World AIDS Day from 2011-2015, as selected by the World AIDS Campaign, is “Getting to Zero.” Backed by the United Nations, the “Getting to Zero” campaign focuses on the goals of zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS related deaths.

How to get your Faith Community Involved in Worlds AIDS Day

  • A 2014 World AIDS Day Liturgy, developed by the EAA, will soon be available in English. The liturgy will contain scripture readings and prayers that may be adapted to your local context.
  • Other EAA liturgies and worship resources from past World AIDS Days are available in the EAA’s

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