Latino Pastoral Leadership Workshop Glenmary Community in the Diocese of Nashville, TN January 31, 2015 Reflection by Co-Facilitator Louise Anne Pinette de Siller MAS, BCC

Latino Pastoral Leadership Workshop   Glenmary Community in the Diocese of Nashville, TN January 31, 2015 Reflection by Co-Facilitator Louise Anne Pinette de Siller MAS, BCC
It is always a joy to proclaim the Kerygma to those who eagerly await and long to open their hearts to God’s love for them. It is a privilege to foster understanding and to invite personal and communal response to …

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A few weeks ago our Assistant Director Lizett Farias participated in a television program called “Hispanos en Misión” (Hispanics in Mission) from Catholic Television of San Antonio.  Click here to view part of the interview.  Congar Institute participated as an …

Building Intercultural Competence for Ministers (BICM) workshops

Building Intercultural Competence for Ministers (BICM) workshops
We are very happy and motivated to have the opportunity to serve the Church with new programs such as BICM. We have been invited and licensed by USCCB Secretariat for Cultural Diversity in the Church, to help facilitate more workshops …

Lay Ecclesial Ministers in the Diocese of Salt Lake City are Authorized!

Lay Ecclesial Ministers in the Diocese of Salt Lake City are Authorized!
On August 9, 2014, we joyfully celebrated the authorization of 85 Lay Ecclesial Ministers in the Diocese of Salt Lake City.  This commissioning represents a milestone for the Congar Institute. Not only have we worked with the Diocese to assist …

Raíces y Alas 2014

Raíces y Alas 2014
The Congar Institute was actively involved in the National Congress “Raíces y Alas 2014.” This was a national conference organized by the National Catholic Council for Hispanic Ministry, in partnership with the Federación de Insitutos Pastorales, the National …

Bishop John C. Wester Endorses Congar Institute

Bishop John C. Wester Endorses Congar Institute
On Friday, August 8, 2014, Bishop John C. Wester of the Diocese of Salt Lake City gave an interview to endorse the Congar Institute for Ministry Development. In the interview, Bishop Wester talked about the support the Congar Institute has …

Total Success of the Gala Congar 2014!

Total Success of the Gala Congar 2014!
The Congar Institute wants to say thank you for your support of the Gala Congar 2014 and of the Congar Institute’s mission to develop Catholic lay leadership for the Church.  Thanks to the generosity of our donors and the tremendous …

Diocesan Pastoral Planning: Charting Our Course Diocese of Salt Lake City, Utah

Diocesan Pastoral Planning:   Charting Our Course Diocese of Salt Lake City, Utah
  Another diocese has turned to the Congar Institute for assistance with its pastoral planning. Our process makes use of the insights of practical theology and promotes a participatory process of prayerful discernment resulting in a plan identifying priorities and …

The Congar Institute at the Second National Symposium on Catholic Hispanic Ministry June 23-25, 2014.

The Congar Institute at the Second National Symposium on Catholic Hispanic Ministry June 23-25, 2014.
  Fr. Wayne Cavalier, OP and Mr. Alejandro Siller-Gonzalez, participated in the 2014 National Symposium on Catholic Hispanic Ministry held on June 23-25, 2014 in California.  The Symposium was hosted by Loyola Marymount-University was co-sponsored by several Catholic universities and organizations, …