The Diocese of Alleppey has more than two dozen small Christian communities, and leaders of those communities trained about 70 members of the diocesan synod team.
Is the priest listening to you? Indian diocese surveys families for synod
Synod document: New ministries can serve evangelization in Amazon
To proclaim the Gospel message of hope, the Catholic Church in the Amazon must open new paths of evangelization in the region, including by instituting new ministries for lay men and women, the Synod of Bishops said.
Doug Tooke to address parents, leadership and youth
With more than 20 years of professional ministry experience, Doug Tooke has traveled to over 100 dioceses — teaching, keynoting conventions and training youth ministers. The vice president of ministry advancement for ODB Films and an adjunct staff member with Life Teen International, he will present four October events for the St. Cloud Diocese.
Hispanic/Latino lay ministry program graduates receive certificates
Hispanic / Latino adults participating in a pilot program designed to train lay ministers received their certificates May 30 during a graduation Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud.
New diocesan position focuses on forming lay leaders
The Diocese of St. Cloud has created a new position to help form parish leaders. The new role, titled associate director of lay leadership, is part of the office of Catholic Education Ministries.