Rebuilding a Catholic Parish
Practical ways to awaken the faithful, reach the lost and make church matter
|An Archdiocese of Detroit Conference|
Thursday, June 12, 2014
St. Paul Albanian Parish
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Fr. Michael White and Christopher Wesley will detail how they grew their weekend church attendance from 1,400 to over 4,000. Q and A along with resources will be available. Conference day begins with Mass and includes lunch.
Fr. Michael White received his bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Maryland and his graduate degrees in sacred theology and ecclesiology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. After being ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, he worked for five years as personal secretary to William Cardinal Keeler, who was then archbishop. During that time, he served as Baltimore director of the papal visit of Pope John Paul II.
Father White, along with his associate Tom Corcoran, is the author of Rebuilt: Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, and Making Church Matter and Tools for Rebuilding: 75 Really, Really Practical Ways to Make Your Parish Better. You can read the latest news about Church of the Nativity and Father White on his blog, Make Church Matter.
Christopher Wesley is the Director of Family Ministry at Church of the Nativity. He has been in family ministry for more than ten years and oversees all middle school, high school, and young adult ministries and programs. He lives in Pikesville, MD, with his wife, Kate, and two boys, Matthew and Benjamin. You can read more about him and his ministry on his blog, Marathon Youth Ministry.
|10:00 am||Fr. Michael White: Make Church Matter|
|11:15 am||Fr. Michael White: Moving Members from Consumers to Contributors|
|1:15 pm||Chris Wesley: Introducing Positive Change to Your Parish|
|2:30 pm||Q & A|
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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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