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 …

September 2013

At the Congar Institute, we are blessed with opportunities to serve our Church community through lay faith formation and leadership development to dioceses and through our active participation in leading Church organizations. For those who share our passion for building …

Congar Institute recognized for the Development of Catholic Leadership in the U.S. Hispanic Ministry.

Congar Institute recognized for the Development of Catholic Leadership in the U.S. Hispanic Ministry.
I was invited to the National Convocation of Emerging Catholic Leadership in the U.S. Hispanic Ministry, from July 29-31, 2013 convened by Hosffman Ospino from Boston College. This invitation I see as recognition of the need of our institute’s mission …

The Dominicans and Vatican II A Day of Reflection to conclude the Year of Faith

The Dominicans and Vatican II A Day of Reflection to conclude the Year of Faith
Are you in the San Antonio area?  Do you want to learn more about the Dominicans and their important role in Vatican II?  Come hear how the Second Vatican Council endorsed and developed Yves Congar’s vision of a church where …

Diocese of Sacramento: On-going and Authentic Dialogue

Diocese of Sacramento: On-going and Authentic Dialogue
The final Inventory Report to the Diocese of Sacramento is complete and has been sent to the diocesan leadership. We first sent a draft for their feedback; they reviewed the document and noted a few adjustments to make the report …

Gala Congar 2013 1

Gala Congar 2013
What a great fundraiser the Friends of the Congar Institute in Salt Lake City organized this month!  “Thanks” falls short of expressing our deep gratitude towards all those who have supported this worthy endeavor.  But what is it that makes …

July 2013

July 2013
Dear Friends of the Congar Institute, Summer is here! We feel the high temperatures, sometimes too much. We hope that our Newsletter finds you enjoying the summer season as well as some restful vacation. We wish you a summer detached …

ACTS Missions and the Congar Institute

ACTS Missions and the Congar Institute
  At the Congar Institute, we are always looking for new ways to draw upon and harmonize the charism and mission of different ecclesial institutions in order to confirm, support, and augment existing pastoral programs. This was the reason of …

An Experience for Unity in our Church

An Experience for Unity in our Church
At the end of May, I participated for the first time in the Annual National Association for Lay Ministry Conference.  I have in the past learned about the Certification Standards for Lay Ecclesial Ministers and their importance to help our …