Mary, Model of Hope – An Advent Retreat
Dec 10, 2020 03:00 pm ET
This retreat experience will reflect on how the Blessed Virgin Mary is a model of hope in the Advent season and in today’s difficult times. This retreat will feature a presentation that will incorporate artwork, music, and Marian theology, as well as extended time for personal reflection and creative journaling. This is an excellent opportunity to center ourselves on the meaning of Advent, preparing our hearts and minds for the coming of Jesus. Register online.
Momentum – Moving Ministry Forward
The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry hosted the virtual formation opportunity, Momentum, on October 14 – 22, 2020 and a cohort experience from November 2 – December 18. Theme: Moving Ministry Forward. Visit the NFCYM website for additional information and to purchase a ticket.
Arise: Ministry with Young Adults in a Time of Innovation
National Leadership Forum on Ministry with Young Adults
Monday to Friday, December 7 to 11, 2020
New Directory for Catechesis – 2020
Learn about the new Directory for Catechesis. The Directory places catechetical instruction and formation of catechetical teachers clearly within the realm of evangelization. It offers guidelines to assist in the creation of local directories and catechisms and clarifies the importance of catechetical renewal in Christian communities. View the USCCB webinar recordings on the new Directory for Catechesis (2020).
The new Directory for Catechesis presents fundamental theological-pastoral principles for the ministry of catechesis while responding to the current social conditions and cultural forces that shape the church’s communication of the Faith. The USCCB Committee for Evangelization and Catechesis created this video series to provide insights into eight new emphases which it proposes.
National Black Catholic Congress
Webinar Series: What’s Our Story, September 2020 – May 2021
The National Black Catholic Congress is hosting a 10-month webinar series called “What’s Our Story” focusing on Young Adults and Teens. This series will utilize elements of social justice, intergenerational exploration, and pop culture to explore where their faith has formed and informed their journey to encounter God, self, and one another. Additional information and registration is available on the National Catholic Black Congress website.