Working Together to Promote Excellence in Ministry Formation

From New Mexico to Utah, from Nevada to Texas, our work keeps us in touch with people and organizations dedicated to training lay people to serve the Gospel and society. Our network of relationships and the diversity of activities that …

“Pastoral Hispana de Conjunto a la Luz de la Nueva Evangelización”

“Pastoral Hispana de Conjunto a la Luz de la Nueva Evangelización”
We have been witnesses of the Pastoral Hispana de Conjunto a la Luz de la Nueva Evangelización! Congar Institute is an active member of the three national Hispanic organizations, Federación de Institutos Pastorales (FIP), The National Catholic Council for Hispanic …

Visiting the Diocese of Las Cruces

Visiting the Diocese of Las Cruces
We both felt honored and grateful by the invitation by Bishop Oscar Cantu of the Diocese of Las Cruces to visit his diocese on September 25 and meet with him and some members of his formation leadership team. The purpose …

The Dominicans and Vatican II: A Day of Friend-raising and Faith-sharing

The Dominicans and Vatican II:  A Day of Friend-raising and Faith-sharing
What a blessed retreat day we spent learning about the Dominicans and their influence in the Church and in society leading up to Vatican II!  On October 12, 2013, the “Amigos del Instituto Congar” organized a day of reflection at …

Salt Lake City Diocesan Pastoral Congress: The New Evangelization 2

Salt Lake City Diocesan Pastoral Congress:  The New Evangelization
“The snow-capped Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains surrounding Salt Lake City set the backdrop for the gathering of the 600+ catechists and lay ministers from around the diocese who assembled at the Skaggs Catholic Center to reflect on ‘The New …