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Connected Toward Communion: The Church and Social Communication in the Digital Age

Loyola University New OrleansWhen: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Where: Online
Time: 9pm ET
Cost: Free

Details: Daniella Zsupan-Jerome, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Loyola Institute for Ministry, will present on her new book Connected Toward Communion: The Church and Social Communication in the Digital Age (Liturgical Press, Forthcoming). [If you are in New Orleans, you can attend this presentation and celebration in person in the lovely new Whitney Presentation Room in Thomas Hall.)

Contact: To register go to: http://lim.loyno.edu/webinars
 

10 Simple Ways to Evangelize Over the Holidays

Paulist Evangelization MinistryWhen: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Where: Online
Time: 2pm ET
Cost: Free

Details: The Christmas season offers many opportunities to evangelize, both in the context of your immediate circle of friends and family, and in the parish. Explore ways to reach out to others through images like the empty manger and the Three Kings, through Christmas Carols and St. Nicholas events, through parish Nativity scenes and compassion for overflow crowds at Christmas liturgies.

Contact: Register at: http://eventcenter.commpartners.com/se/Rd/Rg.aspx?290555

Basic Leadership Training for the Catechumenate (RCIA) - Session 5

RCIA Archdiocese of New YorkWhen: Saturday, December 6, 2014
Where: Maryknoll Sisters Center, Ossining, NY Directions
Time: 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $340 for the course ($40 per session)

This is a PDF document Letter of Invitation  This is a PDF document Registration Form

Details: This is the basic leadership training course for all parish directors and coordindators of the Catechumenate (RCIA) of the Archdiocese of New York.

Contact: Oscar Cruz, E-mail: oscar.cruz@archny.org, Phone: 646-794-2851

Advent Reconciliation Monday

Reconciliation MondayWhen: Monday, December 15, 2014
Where: Your local Catholic church
Time: 4pm to 8pm

Details: Cardinal Dolan designated Monday, December 15, 2014 as Advent Reconciliation Monday. All parishes in the archdiocese will have priests available to hear confessions from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM. This includes all the parishes of the Archdiocese of New York, as well as the parishes of the Diocese of Brooklyn and the Diocese of Rockville Center.

Contact: Click here to find an Archdiocesan parish near you

 

Westchester RCIA Network Meeting

RCIA Archdiocese of New YorkWhen: Thursday, January 8, 2014
Where: Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, 55 Ryder Road, Ossining, NY 10562 Directions
Time: 10am- 12noon
Cost: Free

Details: Your local RCIA Network gatherings is a great opportunity for you to meet with your colleagues in ministry for prayer, fellowship, and the sharing of your concerns, hopes and dreams for the Catechumenate ministry. These network gatherings will give you the chance to discover best practices for the full implementation of the RCIA.

Contact: Suzanne Gallagher, E-mail: suegal45856@verizon.net, Phone: 914-941-4686
 

 

Basic Leadership Training for the Catechumenate (RCIA) - Session 6

RCIA Archdiocese of New YorkWhen: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Where: St. Joseph Seminary, Yonkers, NY Directions
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Cost: $340 for the course ($40 per session)

This is a PDF document Letter of Invitation  This is a PDF document Registration Form

Details: This is the basic leadership training course for all parish directors and coordindators of the Catechumenate (RCIA) of the Archdiocese of New York.

Contact: Oscar Cruz, E-mail: oscar.cruz@archny.org, Phone: 646-794-2851

Newburgh RCIA Network Meeting

RCIA Archdiocese of New YorkWhen: Monday, January 12, 2015
Where: Sacred Heart Parish Rectory, 301 Ann Street, Newburgh, NY Directions
Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Cost: Your time

Details: Your local RCIA Network gatherings is a great opportunity for you to meet with your colleagues in ministry for prayer, fellowship, and the sharing of your concerns, hopes and dreams for the Catechumenate ministry. These network gatherings will give you the chance to discover best practices for the full implementation of the RCIA.

Contact: Sr. Mary McCarthy, (845) 561-2264, smmc.pbvm@verizon.net 
 

Instituto de RICA

RCIA Archdiocese of New YorkCuando: 17 - 18 de enero, 2015
Donde: Mt. St. Alvernia Retreat Center, Wappinger Falls
Tiempo: Sabado, 10am - 4pm y Domingo, 12pm - 4pm
Costo: $25 Conferencia solamente y $100 conferencia y estadia de noche

This is a PDF document Folleto  External Link Registración

Detalles: Este instituto del 17-18 de enero esta ofrecido como una introducción al ministerio del Catecumenado (RICA) para todos interesados en esto proceso de Iniciación Cristiana de Adultos. Participantes revisaran la historia, el orden y las mejores prácticas pastorales para este ministerio parroquial. Este entrenamiento presentará métodos para la evangelización, catequesis litúrgica y como formar un equipo parroquial para el proceso del catecumenado (RICA).

Contacto: Jasmine Gomez, E-mail: RCIA@nyfaithformation.org, Phone: 646-794-2692

 

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools WeekWhen: Sunday, January 25 - Saturday, January 31, 2015

Details: he theme for the National Catholic Schools Week 2015 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” The annual observance starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2014 is January 25 -31. Schools typically celebrate Catholic Schools Week with Masses, open houses, and other activities for students, families, parishioners, and the community at large.

Contact: For more information, visit the National Catholic Education Association.

Bronx & Manhattan RCIA Network Meeting

RCIA Archdiocese of New YorkWhen: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Where: St. Francis De Sales' Parish Hall, 135 East 96th Street, NYC
Time: 11-12:30pm
Cost: Free

Details: Your local RCIA Network gatherings is a great opportunity for you to meet with your colleagues in ministry for prayer, fellowship, and the sharing of your concerns, hopes and dreams for the Catechumenate ministry. These network gatherings will give you the chance to discover best practices for the full implementation of the RCIA.

Contact: Jayne Porcelli, E-mail: auntjaynie@aol.com, Phone: 212-289-0425
 

 

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