The JOY of the New Evangelization: Rediscovering
the Heart of the Disciple
Join us for an inspiring day of presentations, discussion, Mass, fellowship and resources. The keynote speaker is Dr. Edward Sri, theologian, author, and nationally-known Catholic speaker. Dr. Sri is a founding leader with Curtis Martin of FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) and the creator and host of a new parish-wide adult faith formation program called Symbolon Adult Faith Formation and Opening the Word, a journey through the Sunday Mass Readings. He currently serves as Vice President of Mission and Outreach and professor of theology and Scripture at the Augustine Institute Master’s program in Denver, Colorado.
We invite all Parish Catechetical Leaders, Youth Ministers, Evangelization Committee Members, Principals, Clergy, RCIA Coordinators, Catechists, and Teachers.
8:30 Doors open
9:00 Mass with Bishop Cepeda*
10:45 Keynote 1: Pope Francis and The Joy of the Gospel: Rediscovering the Heart of a Disciple
1:00 Praise & Worship
1:15 Update: Journey Toward the New Pentecost
1:30 Keynote 2: Mary, the Star of the New Evangelization: Total Service, Total Surrender
* Mass will conclude with a special recognition and commissioning of newly certified
Lay Ecclesial Ministers.
The cost is $20 (includes continental breakfast and lunch). For more information, contact the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis at 313.237.5904. Mail-in registration is available. Registration closes August 29th.
Archdiocese of Detroit
Department of Evangelization, Catechesis & Schools
For more information, contact Office of Evangelization and Catechesis at (313) 237-4683
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