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Eucharist – Food That Satisfies Our Deepest Hunger

Sadlier ReligionWhen: Part One: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 and Part Two: Tuesday, January 13, 2014
Where:  Online
Time: 1pm ET
Cost: Free

Details:  Explore the rich beauty of the Eucharist, both sacramentally and liturgically, with Tom Quinlan as he draws upon Scripture and stories from his personal journey of life-in-faith to help reveal the intimate and saving power of Jesus in the Eucharist. The goal of this retreat-style experience is two-fold: Invite you into reflection on your own life of journey and communion with God…and model for catechetical leaders, in a practical way, what can be done in parent First Eucharist prep sessions to foster conversion in them.
A Certificate of Attendance will be offered to all participants.

Contact: Register for this free, live webinar series:

  • Part One, Tuesday, December 16, 1:00 pm EST, https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/809730278
  • Part Two, Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 1:00 pm EST, https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/798846814
     
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
 

 

Archdiocesan Catechetical Office Adult Confirmation Program
Manhattan Location - First Session

Adult ConfirmationWhen: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Where: Our Lady of Peace, Manhattan Directions
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $75 per person

This is a PDF document More Information and Registration

Details: The Archdiocesan Adult Confirmation Program is designed for practicing adult (18+) Catholics seeking preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation, who have been baptized, have received their first Holy Communion and have been educated in the Catholic faith through catholic schools or parish religious education programs. This program is not for adults who are not baptized or baptized but uncatechized (no practicing Catholics); who would benefit from participation in their parish's RCIA process. Pastor permission is required to register.

Contact: Oscar Cruz, E-mail: oscar.cruz@archny.org, Phone: 646-794-2692
 

 

Digital Discipleship Boot Camp

Digital Boot CampWhen: Begins Tuesday, February 3, 2014
Where: Online
Time: See Schedule
Cost: $140 - $170

Details: Digital Discipleship Boot Camp (DDBC) is an opportunity for YOU to gain the skills and knowledge you need to become a Digital Disciple. Why? We often hear about many wonderful digital tools. However, often we do not know how to use them. We are in the midst of a new culture, a new language, and new skills that we must learn in order to teach and evangelize.

Contact: Please see their website: http://ddbcformation.org/

Basic Leadership Training for the Catechumenate (RCIA) - Session 7

RCIA Archdiocese of New YorkWhen: Saturday, February 7, 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

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