Friday, October 21, 2005

Sponsor Formation Day - November 19, 2005

SNJM FIRE for Ministry is offering two workshops for those who work in initiation ministry. The first is particularly for those who are sponsors for catechumens and those who form sponsors.

Sponsor Formation Day
November 19, 2005
9:30a -­ 3:30p
Villa Holy Names Spirituality Center
82 Prospect Avenue, Los Gatos

$30.00 per person (includes lunch)

Team members are urged to invite those serving as sponsors for catechumens and candidates to participate in this day of formation. The role of the sponsor will be explained in the context of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Take advantage of this opportunity to bring current and potential sponsors together for a formation opportunity created just for them!

Purification and Enlightenment/Mystagogy Team Day
January 14, 2006, 9:30a ­- 3:30p

Preparing for an effective and appropriate celebration of the Lenten and Easter seasons with the elect who are to be initiated this Easter will be the focus of this formation day. The day will include assistance with preparing for the Scrutinies, the preparation Rites for Holy Saturday, and the celebration of the Easter Vigil. There will also be a session on Mystagogy and how to encourage full participation after the sacraments of initiation are received. $30.00 per person (includes lunch)

SPECIAL DISCOUNT! $50.00 per person for both sessions if registration is received by October 31, 2005!

For more information: contact Sr. Miriam Malone at or 408-395-1818.

To register: contact Sr. Dorothy Clare at 408-354-2312.