Virtual Retreat for Fathers
Catholic Apostolate Center
Beginning July 20 with registration open until September 1
The Catholic Apostolate Center is pleased to host a completely virtual retreat for fathers. This retreat will help fathers reflect on the vocation of fatherhood, leading participants in reflections on fatherhood, self-gift, and the example of St. Joseph.
This retreat will be a completely on-demand experience with content and materials sent directly to your inbox. Participate in the retreat when convenient for you or break the retreat up in smaller portions to go at your own pace. Registration will remain open until September 1st. The cost to register for the retreat is $15. Once registered, participants will receive materials in their inbox starting on July 20th. Learn more.
National Gathering on Christian Initiation
Theme: Implementing the RCIA Adapted for Children
August 4-5 in English | August 6-7 in Spanish
The NGCI Summer Virtual Workshops will explore the theoretical and practical aspects of initiation ministry. Participants will break open the vision of the RCIA as it is adapted for use with children of catechetical age, as well as have opportunities to gather for prayer, a virtual happy hour, and optional free pre-sessions. Register for the English or Spanish event. Learn more.
National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers
September 22-24, Washington, DC (optional retreat September 25-26)
“The dramatic beauty of the family” Sharing the Joy of Love (AL)
The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry will host the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis, IN from November 18-20, 2021. Learn more on the Youth Ministry Gatherings webpage. (Note that a reduced number of on-site tickets were offered for NCYC 2021 due to Covid-19 protocols. All of the on-site tickets have been purchased. Livestream access tickets remain available and are a good way for military-connected and families around the world to participate.)
Mid-Atlantic Congress 2022
As we emerge from the impact of COVID across the country, the decision has been made to cancel the 2022 MAC so that pastoral leaders can focus their attention on the work and ministry that needs to be done in Catholic faith communities.