Session Three - CHRIST AND HUMANITY - November 18, 2017
Morning Session - Reverend Steven Beatty
Afternoon Session - Reverend Joseph Oganda
Session Two - DIVINE REVELATION - October 21, 2017
Morning Session - Very Reverend John Iffert, V.F.
Lectio Divina as a Group Exercise
DEI VERBUM - DOGMATIC CONSTITUTION ON DIVINE REVELATION, Solemnly promulgated by His Holiness Pope Paul VI on November 19, 1965
VERBUM DOMINI: ON THE WORD OF GOD IN THE LIFE AND MISSION OF THE CHURCH, Post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation by Benedict XVI (2010)
CATHOLIC STUDY BIBLE
U.S. CATHOLIC CATECHISM FOR ADULTS, chapters 2 and 3
THE INSPIRATION AND TRUTH OF SACRED SCRIPTURE, Pontifical Biblical Commission (2014)
THE INTERPRETATION OF THE BIBLE IN THE CHURCH, Pontifical Biblical Commission (1993)
Afternoon Session - Reverend Donald Blaes
Lesson for Proclaimers on delivering the Word of the Lord. The PPSST! information can be accessed by clicking the link below.
Pre-session Readings used as examples during session two. pdf (click here) (144 KB)
Carefully examine the readings for the next two Sundays and determine:
1. Where would you pause?
2. What words would you "punch?'
3. What words would you have to "chop up" into parts in order to pronounce correctly?
4. Find "because"; "to", "for", "forever"
Session One - LONGING FOR GOD AS CHURCH - September 16, 2017
Afternoon Session - Reverend Monsignor John Myler, S.T.D, V.F. and Sue Huett led an exercise about a parish council prioritizing agenda items and relating those items to Faith Formation, Worship, and Outreach. For information about this exercise pdf click here (588 KB).
Required Reading(s): Lay Ministry: 'It's Part of Evangelization'- The Messenger
The Role of the Laity: Priest, Prophet and King - The Messenger