Archdiocesan Formation Institutes offer one-day faith formation and ministry training courses for adults. Faith formation topics include: The 4 Signs of a Dynamic Catholic, Basics of the Faith, and Interreligious Dialogue. Ministry training is offered for LWC, PREP, and RCIA & Youth Ministry. Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Patrick Secondary School, Vancouver, from 10am-4pm. Cost $35, includes lunch. For more information and registration visit www.rcav.org/oc-fall.
- The 4 Signs of a Dynamic Catholic
What is the difference between highly engaged Catholics and disengaged Catholics? If we truly want to engage Catholics and reinvigorate parish life, we must first discover what drives engagement among Catholics. Four things make the difference between highly engaged Catholics and disengaged Catholics, and The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic promises to take you on a journey that will help you to live out the genius of Catholicism in your everyday life. This dynamic workshop will walk you through the four signs with strategies to increase engagement in your spiritual life in order to become Dynamic Catholics. Attendees receive Matthew Kelly’s book “The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic with their registration. Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Patrick’s Regional Secondary, Vancouver, from 10am-4pm. Cost: $40 per person; includes lunch. To register, visit rcav.org/oc-fall/
- Basics of the Faith
This course is aimed at helping to understand the Catholic faith more clearly. This 2-part course is based on the structure of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and will provide participants with: knowledge of the basics of Catholicism; an integration of what we as Catholics believe, how we celebrate it in liturgy and sacrament, and how we live and how we pray. There will also be an opportunity for discussion, prayer and reflection. This course is on Saturday, Sept 26, at St. Patrick’s Regional Secondary, Vancouver, from 10am-4pm. Cost is $40 per person and includes lunch. For information and registration: http://rcav.org/oc-fall/
- Living in Faith Together
Interfaith or (interreligious) dialogue is now recognizably an important aspect of human life in our globalized world. Its relevance is made evident by a number of challenges that define our modern world. This workshop will explore the mutual influences of religion and culture in interfaith attitudes and the approaches of the Catholic Church. The workshop is on Saturday, Sept 26, at St. Patrick’s Regional Secondary, Vancouver from 10am-4pm. Cost is $40 per person and includes lunch. For information and registration: http://rcav.org/oc-fall/