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Donate Now! The Call To Christian Happiness CD Set Forming Intentional Disciples

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The Call To Christian Happiness CD Set


Christ promised his burden would be light. If you're more familiar with the burden end of that statement, it's time to experience the lightness. In this provocative, refreshingly original presentation, Fr. Michael and Sherry explore the meaning and method of Christian happiness. Drawing upon the teachings of C.S. Lewis, John Paul II, St. Thomas Aquinas, Venerable John Henry Newman, and others. Four hours - 3 CD's - Digitally mastered for clarity and quality. Includes notes and extensive outline all in an attractive bookshelf package.

Forming Intentional Disciples: Path to Know and Follow Jesus


How can we transmit a living, personal Catholic faith to future generations? By coming to know Jesus Christ, and following him as his disciples.
There are immense challenges facing the Church today.
Follow author Sherry Weddell through the steps that will help Catholics make the conscious choice to follow Jesus as his disciples, transforming parish life and ultimately the life of the whole Church.

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Formation for RCIA teams 


Evangelizing through RCIA: 3 hours.  (Introduction to spiritual climate and intentional discipleship, recognizing spiritual thresholds and their significance in the RCIA journey.)  


Transforming Lives through RCIA: One day (9 – 4pm) (Introduction to spiritual climate and intentional discipleship, recognizing spiritual thresholds, how telling the “Great Story "of Jesus changes lives, introduction to the art of evangelizing spiritual conversations.) 


RCIA Team Retreat: (Thursday, 6pm through Saturday, 3pm   
  • Adult spiritual growth
  • Changing spiritual climate: post-modernity
  • The goal: intentional discipleship
  • Personal faith, grace, and sacraments
  • infant & adult paradigms of Catholic faith development
  • Recognizing spiritual thresholds
  • Tracing your own spiritual journey
  • How to have an evangelizing spiritual conversion
  • Practicum: the opportunity to engage in a live conversation with a spiritual seeker.   
The first weekend of the Making Disciples seminar adapted for RCIA teams.  Practical, interactive, life changing, and team transforming!  Your team will never approach RCIA the same way again. 
Ideal for two or more parish teams, deanery, vicariate, or diocesan RCIA leaders.