Thursday, May 20, 2010

RCIA- North American Forum Webinar- June 8

The North American Forum will be offering an online Webinar called Mystagogy: A Catholic Approach to Living the Christian Life on June 8, 2010 (2 pm ET, noon MT, 11 am PT (The presentation will last 1 hour).
Presented by Rev. Ron Oakham, O.Carm. Fr. Ron Oakham serves as pastor of St. Cyril of Alexandria Parish in Tucson, AZ. He is also a team member of Forum, has served as an Associate Director of Institutes and is the author of One at the Table: The Reception of Baptized Christians. For more information on this webinar click here.

Congratulations to the Lay Ministry Class 2010

On Friday, May 7, 2010, Archbishop Mansell commissioned 26 lay women and men as lay ministers for the Archdiocese of Hartford. These men and women came from 18 different parishes in the Archdiocese and spent 2 years studying and working in various types of parish ministries, including adult faith formation, baptismal preparation. bereavement ministry, catechesis, evagelization, marriage liturgy preparation, ministry to the sick and elderly, parish council and planning RCIA, social justice, stewardship and youth ministry. Each candidate worked on a parish project, some of which  will be highlighted in future blogs.