january 2021

30jan9:00 AM12:00 PMDiocesan Certificate in Lay Ministry Virtual Orientation Retreat


Event Details

Diocesan Certificate in Lay Ministry is Accepting Applications for January 2021 The Office for Parish Life encourages parish leaders to consider application for the Diocesan Certificate in Lay Ministry for January 2021! The Diocesan Certificate in Lay Ministry is a ministry formation program designed to equip and advance the servant leadership capacities of individuals serving their parish in areas such as:          Parish Pastoral Councils Directors of Religious Education and Catechists Liturgical Coordinators Parish Staff Volunteer Ministry teams, and others Through independent online study with the University of Dayton’s Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation (VLCFF)—in English or Spanish language tracks—as well as ministry skills workshops and opportunities for prayer and reflection, Diocesan Certificate candidates enrich their knowledge base, while also learning practical tools for effective parish ministry in their faith communities. The Office for Parish Life anticipates welcoming new candidates into the Diocesan Certificate in Lay Ministry program in the New Year, beginning with a ‘virtual’ Orientation Retreat experience on January 30, 2021 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM. Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Kitty Scanlan, Coordinator for Lay Ministry Formation, at 570-207-2213, or by email at Kitty-Scanlan@dioceseofscranton.org for application information, materials, and application submissions.


(Saturday) 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM