Mission Matters: Oct. 21, 2015

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Five Keys to Developing Stewardship in the Hispanic Community; the “Divine Rennovation” workshop at the MAC; and the Jubilee of Mercy. Plus, this Thursday’s Blog post.

Watch for this Thursday’s Post:

How to (and How Not to) Welcome Families: Our Trip to Philly to See the Pope, by Craig Gould, Director of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministry

Parish Table Talk

  • Five Keys to Developing Stewardship in the Hispanic Community: On Oct. 14 at the Hispanic Conference at St. John’s, Columbia, Luis Soto (read about him in The Denver Catholic) 0f the Catholic Leadership Institute, explained why we need to:
    1. Understand the Hispanic presence in all areas of parish life.
    2. Let stewardship flow from ministry with Hispanics, who want to serve others.
    3. Affirm the values in Hispanic cultures that support a spirituality of stewardship.
    4. Develop a strong sense of belonging as the good soil of stewardship.
    5. Educate our Hispanic community in simple, relatable ways, since “stewardship” doesn’t translate well.
  • Divine Renovation: Developing Parish Leaders for the Mid Atlantic Congress21st Century: Fr. James Mallon, author of Divine Renovation: From to Maintenance to Mission will lead you and your pastoral team through proven successful strategies to renew your parish life and evangelize your community. Space is limited, so sign up now.

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Jubilee of Mercy: Don’t forget that we’re preparing to enter the Jubilee of Mercy, declared by Pope Francis, beginning this Dec. 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, with the opening of the Jubilee Door in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. You can find all the latest news and resources on the official website for the Jubilee here.


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