October 21, 2018

Addressing Multi-Cultural Realities in Faith Formation Programs – Hempstead

When:
July 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where:
Our Lady of Loretto Parish
104 Greenwich St
Hempstead,NY 11550
USA
Cost:
No Charge
Contact:
Jen Menneci5166785800 ext. 200E-mail
Addressing Multi-Cultural Realities in Faith Formation Programs - Hempstead @ Our Lady of Loretto Parish | Hempstead | New York | United States

A workshop for Catechists and Catechetical Leaders

Diocese of Rockville Centre Office of Faith Formation offers this workshop to assist Pastors, Deacons, Catechetical Leaders, Catechists and others involved in the ministry of faith formation as they address the changing cultural landscape in our Faith Formation Programs.

Sr. Ruth Bolarte, Director of Multi-Cultural Ministries in the Diocese of Metuchen, NJ, and a Sister Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Philadelphia will speak on how to address the varied cultures/families in parishes. Publishers will present their resources, each offering a short training on how their resources can best be used in the parish.

As we promote an understanding and appreciation for the rich cultural diversity and ethnic religious traditions which make up our Diocese, this workshop will equip our Faith Formation Leaders to address these multi-cultural realities, answering the most often asked questions such as:

  • What do I need to know to approach a multi-cultural parish?
  • How do I engage families/parishioners from different cultures?

Western Vicariate
July 12, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Our Lady of Loretto, Hempstead

Eastern Vicariate
July 12, 2018
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Basilica of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, Southampton

For further information please contact:

Jen Menneci 516 678-5800 Ext 200 or email jmenneci@drvc.org

or

Diana Pizarro 516 678-5800 Ext 592 or email dpizarro@drvc.org

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