ENAVE (Encuentro Nacional de Acompañamiento del V Encuentro)

ENAVE (Encuentro Nacional de Acompañamiento del V Encuentro)
I have been invited by USCCB’s Subcommittee on Hispanic Affairs to represent FIP (Federacion de Institutos Pastorales) as part of the team of Accompaniment for the National V Encuentro for ministry among Hispanics / Latinos. We at the …

Update on Raíces y Alas

Update on Raíces y Alas
As members of the Steering Committee for the National Conference Raíces y Alas, we continue to work in the planning now in its final stage. Many items and issues were finalized during our last meeting held in Baltimore on …

A Day of Reflection and Recollection

A Day of Reflection and Recollection
“Once again, the community of Salt Lake City continues to shine in its commitment to Christ and the Church. Regardless of the weather, distance, and time, the lay ecclesial ministers are always open to participate, learn, and contribute in their …

Black Theology Today

Alejandro Siller-Gonzalez, Assistant Director for Hispanic Programs, attended a lecture on “Black Theology Today” by Dr. Dwight Hopkins on January 11, 2014.  This lecture was hosted by Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas, and the Sankofa Institute for …

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Alejandro Siller-Gonzalez attended the Annual Study Day of the Dominican Laity Group in Austin, Texas in January 2014.  He introduced the Congar Institute to the participants and invited them to support our mission.  Click here to see pictures of the …

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
Dear friend, Happy New Year!  With gratitude for your interest and all the ways you have contributed to our mission, we pray that you will be abundantly blessed in the New Year.  For the Congar Institute, 2014 promises to be …

Formation through Collaboration

Formation through Collaboration
Our mission at the Congar Institute is to promote excellent formation that will prepare lay leaders to serve the church competently.  We do this in different ways that are based on the principle of collaboration.  In December, we had the …

“Raíces y Alas” first Steering Committee meeting in Baltimore November 11, 2013

“Raíces y Alas” first Steering Committee meeting in Baltimore November 11, 2013
The Congar Institute has been invited to represent FIP (Federación de Institutos Pastorales) in the Steering Committee for the planning and organizing of the V National Pastoral Hispanic conference of “Raíces y Alas” that was started by NCCHM (National Catholic …

Advent Retreat with Fr. Paul Philibert O.P.

Advent Retreat with Fr. Paul Philibert O.P.
This past December, St. George Parish held its annual Advent Retreat for the laity in Southeastern Utah.  This retreat is part of the adult faith formation program designed by the parish and the Congar Institute.  “Disciples Welcoming Their Master: Advent …