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 …

“Purpose and Goals of a Parish Pastoral Council”. Presentation for the Parish of Christ the King in the Archdiocese of San Antonio, October 30, 2013

“Purpose and Goals of a Parish Pastoral Council
Good news from the Parish of Christ the King in the Archdiocese of San Antonio! They recently formed a new Parish Pastoral Council led by their pastor Fr. Mike Horan. The members are all lay persons that represent the diversity …

Canon Law Course for Lay Leaders

Canon Law Course for Lay Leaders
This past November the students of the Lay Ecclesial Ministry Formation Program in the Diocese of Salt Lake City had the opportunity to learn about Canon Law.  Fr. Roger Keeler from the Archdiocese of San Antonio was their professor and …