Learn about the role you play in our transition to Families of Parishes

Join us for this 2 hour online course to learn more about Families of Parishes and the ways you can play an important role in our missionary transformation. Living the Mission as a Lay Disciple: a Personal Journey of Encounter, Grow, Witness is a self-paced on-demand course that will inspire, answer your questions, and equip you.

*Spanish version coming soon 

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The course will be presented in five modules:

  • Introduction — Kate Baumer Spore, Missionary for the Department of Missionary Strategic Planning
  • The Detroit Model of Evangelization: Why it Matters to You — Patty Chase, Regional Coordinator for the Office of Catechesis
  • An Encounter that Changes Everything — Sarah Kaczmarek, Director of Pastoral Ministry at Encounter Ministries
  • Using Scripture to Grow in Faith After Encountering Jesus — Fr. Brian Meldrum, Archdiocesan Priest and Sacred Heart Major Seminary Faculty Member
  • Let Others See Jesus in You – Giving Witness — Fr. Patrick Gonyeau, Administrator at Corpus Christi Parish

Each module is specifically designed to provide an overview of the Families of Parishes model and help equip the laity to joyfully live out the mission of unleashing the Gospel in the communities of the Archdiocese of Detroit.

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For more information on the Families of Parishes structure and transition, visit the Families of Parishes Updates page.