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Upcoming Events Emphasizing Lay Leadership Formation


To parish adult faith formation leaders

"Relit, The Heart of Evangelization" Training Course
Blanchette Catholic Center, Crest Hill

Wednesdays during Lent:     6:30pm - 9:00pm
March 8, 2017
March 15, 2017
March 22, 2017
March 29, 2017
April 5, 2017
April 12, 2017

We have Good News!  A pilot project in response to requests from young adults and others on how to evangelize.  This is a training course for those excited to learn how to share the faith with friends, family and co-workers! 
See flyer for more information.
"Come and see" Relit: The Heart of Evangelization.
To RSVP email or leave a message on the relit hotline at 815-221-6134.


To parish adult faith formation leaders

"REACH Training (Special Needs Faith Formation)"

Thursday, April 27, 2017   7:00pm
St. Raphael, Naperville

Saturday, June 3, 2017   10:00am
Blanchette Catholic Center, Crest Hill

All parishes are asked to discern if they are open to the possibility of developing REACH.  Interested parishes should surface candidates in the training and provide their names to Karen Wojnarowski in the Diocesan Religious Education Office.  See flyer for more information or register online HERE for April 27 and HERE for June 3.

To parish adult faith formation leaders

"The Power of Empathy to Transform Ministries"

Thursday, June 8, 2017   11:30am - 3:00pm
Blanchette Catholic Center, Crest Hill

Join us as our presenter, Carlos Briceños, editor of Christ is our Hope magazine, leads us to understanding how empathy helps to develop a more innovative and effective mindset relating to our ministry.  See flyer for more information.  Register HERE. For questions, contact Karen Wojnarowski.


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