Friday, June 17, 2011

New England Convocation for Catechetical Leadership

The New England Convocation for Catechetical Leadership is scheduled for August 5-7, 2011 at the Springfield Marriott Hotel.

The theme for the convocation is "Evangelizing Catechesis: Today, Tomorrow & Beyond".

The pre-convocation (on the RCIA) will be held August 4-5.

Register now! This is a wonderful opportunity for catechetical leaders to gather as a region to learn, explore, and share.

Major speakers include John Allen ("The Future Church"), ValLimar Jansen, Tom Kenzia, Sr. Ruth Bolare, Fr. Juan Calderon, Maureen Provencher, Rob Brancatelli, Mary Jane Silvia, LaVerne Bertin, and Carol Eipers.

Workshops are also available in Spanish.

For more information and the registration forms, go to our website -

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Catholic Speakers Online

John Roberto will be presenting "Envisioning the Future of Faith Formation" in a webinar presented by Paulist Evangelization Ministries (formerly the Paulist National Evangelization Association).

The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 3:00 pm ET.

John will offer practical strategies, ideas, innovations, and resources for targeting the spiritual and religious needs of those who participate only occasionally, those who say they are "spiritual" but not religious, and those who are uninterested and unaffiliated.

John Roberto is President of LifelongFaith Associates (, editor of the journal "Lifelong Faith", and coordinator for the Faith Formation 2020 Initiative (

For more information or to register, go to and click on "online events and training".