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Formation Sessions for Ministers of Communion and Ministers of the Word

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Diocese of Hamilton

Canada

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Ministers of Holy Communion Workshop

Who is it for?
All NEW Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion who have been invited to exercise this ministry of charity during the celebration of the Sunday Eucharist, or with the sick and elderly in hospitals or homes.

Program for the Day:
The workshops will explore the following themes:

  • The Eucharist in the Scriptures
  • The Eucharist in our Catholic Tradition
  • Diocesan Policies

The Focus Sessions will be as follows:

  1. Minister in the Assembly
    This session will consider the structure of the Sunday Eucharist and reflections on the role of ministry in the celebrating community.

  2. Minister to the Sick
    This session will consider the structure of the Rite of Communion of the Sick and practical aspects of pastoral care for the sick.

Dates/Locations of Sessions
(please register for ONE session only):

Saturday, October 14 @ St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Kitchener
(9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Monday, October 16 @ St. Clement Parish, Cambridge
(6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 18 @ St. Andrew Parish, Oakville
(6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Thursday, October 19 @ St. John the Baptist Parish, Hamilton
(6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, October 21 @ St. Joseph Parish, Guelph
(1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, November 29 @ Sacred Heart Parish, Walkerton
(6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)



Ministers of the Word Workshop

Who is it for?
All NEW Ministers of the Word who have been invited to proclaim the Word of God to their brothers and sisters during the Sunday Eucharist and other liturgical celebrations of the Christian community. This workshop will also prove beneficial for those who proclaim the Scriptures as part of their ministry as catechists.

Program for the Day:
The workshop will explore the following themes:

  • Theology of the Word
  • Examining the Lectionary
  • Proclaiming the Word in the Assembly
  • Preparting the Texts: A Spiritual and Technical Review
  • Diocesan Policies

Dates/Locations of Sessions
(please register for ONE session only):

Saturday, October 14 @ St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Kitchener
(1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Saturday, October 21 @ St. Joseph Parish, Guelph
(9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Monday, October 23 @ St. Clement Parish, Cambridge
(6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 25 @ St. Andrew Parish, Oakville
(6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Thursday, October 26 @ St. John the Baptist Parish, Hamilton
(6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)


Payment Details

The cost of each workshop is $10 per person.

Cheques can be made out to: Catholic Diocesan Account

**Please note that payment will not be taken online. Payments can be made at the workshop if not being billed to the parish.**

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