Friday, August 22, 2008

Day of Reflection for RCIA Ministers - September 6, 2008

All catechumenate leaders and team members, priests, deacons,
and catechists are invited to a FREE diocesan day of reflection

Second Annual Day of

Saturday, September 6, 2008, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Santa Teresa Catholic Church

Inspirational Speaker: Rev. Christopher Bennett
Reflection: Sr. Sharon Skain, SNDdeN
Hospitality and free Lunch provided

9:00am - Check in and Gathering
9:30am - Welcome and Prayer
9:45am - Scripture, Reflection, Questions, Speaker
12:30pm - Closing Prayer and free Lunch

Please RSVP by Tuesday, September 2, 2008, to Sue Marrion or 650-694-7479

Please join the diocesan Catechumenate Committee as we prepare and look forward to another fruitful harvest, laboring in the joys of God’s vineyards. Each of us, as masters and workers, needs to nourish ourselves at this time of year. We expectantly look forward to a full harvest from our catechists and catechumens, knowing that each year, the vines we plant with love and care, require us to guide and nurture them so we are rewarded with an abundant fruitful harvest.

“No wine is better than the fruit used to make it.”

As part of the diocesan Liturgical Commission, the Catechumenate Committee's role is to assist parishes in the formation and implementation of an effective RCIA process through offering assistance, support, and the knowledge of an experienced team, some of whom have experienced this process themselves. Let the diocesan Catechumenate Committee help answer your questions and concerns, for example:
  • “How can I help my team grow spiritually and confidently?”
  • “What is my Faith calling me to do?”
  • “How can we encourage others to join us in the fields?”

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