Get Resources, See Testimonials, and Event Dates on the Diocesan Year of Faith Website:
Year of Faith for MayDiocesan-wide Church Pilgrimage
Pentecost weekend, May 18/19 to the weekend of September 8/9.
The parish communities of St. Mary, Painesville, St. Mary, Elyria, St. Sebastian, Akron, St. Mary Wooster and Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist have been chosen to be the sites of this pilgrimage.
Information on the pilgrimage for parishes and leaders will be available on the year of faith website under the Parish Tab and then by clicking on Pilgrimage. If you need any help on accessing the bulletin inserts, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bulletin Insert for Save the Date for the Pilgrimage - http://tinyurl.com/YOFAprilPilgrimage
Information for everyone is available at www.welcomecatholics.com.
Bulletin Inserts and Flyers for May:
May’s bulletin inserts and flyers can be found at www.dioceseofcleveland.org/yearoffaith by clicking on the Parish tab at the top, clicking on Bulletin Inserts and choosing the month or by using the following links:
Vatican 2 Document - http://tinyurl.com/YOFMayVat2Doc
Scripture - http://tinyurl.com/YOFMayScripture
Scripture (Spanish) - http://tinyurl.com/YOFMayScriptureES
Saint - http://tinyurl.com/YOFMaySaint
Saint (Spanish) - http://tinyurl.com/YOFMaySaintES
Family Flyer - http://tinyurl.com/YOFMayFamily
If you need any assistance, please e-mail email@example.com
Next Search Weekends:
Search #183 October 4-6, 2013
What is Search? Search is planned, directed and facilitated by other youth! There are opportunities to meet new friends who are also trying to follow the way of Jesus in today’s world. Search follows the call of Jesus to the first disciples. “Come after me and I will make you fishers of men.” (Matthew 4:19)
Who is Search For? High school teens (ages 15-18) who are interested in experiencing the Catholic faith in a dynamic way. Youth of all faiths are welcomed.
(It is a Catholic weekend open to all religious denominations.)
Why are Search Weekends held?
To help youth enter into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. To develop a fuller understanding of God and His Church. To encourage young people to assume an active role in the Church.
Where are Search Weekends held?
Camp Christopher, 1930
N. Hametown Rd.,
How do I sign up for a Search Weekend? Complete registration materials, enclose payment
What is the Cost of a Search Weekend? $70.00
When are Search Weekends held? Search begins* at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and ends with 12:30pm Mass on Sunday
*Please Notice time changes from previous Search Retreats
Questions can be directed to:
Jackie Vigneault, Youth & Young Adult Specialist
Effective Resources for Catholic Youth Ministry from NFCYM
Resources for the New Evangelization!
In the last e-newsletter, we told you aboutProclaiming the Good News: Resources for Evangelizing the Young Church is dedicated to helping adults understand the New Evangelization in relation to youth ministry. Price: $8.50 Now available, are seven downloadable pieces of the accompanying toolkit, which offer practical suggestions and resources for implementing the ideas in the book. Topics include: online evangelization tools, family and intergenerational approaches, retreat strategies, faith sharing tools, marginalized youth strategies, justice and service practices, and a peer evangelization workshop for youth leaders. Price: $1.00 for all but the workshop outline, which is $5.00.
New Resources in the NFCYM Online Store Make Great Confirmation Gifts!Scripture the guidance they need to build a strong relationship with God, to strengthen their self-worth, to help them deal with relationship issues, and increase awareness of the call to follow Jesus Christ today. Authored by Pat Rinker, a longtime diocesan member representative in the NFCYM. Price: $15.00
Also authored by a longtime NFCYM member representative, before she passed away, Lisa-Marie Calderone-Stewart's,I Wasn't Dead When I Wrote This: Advice Given in the Nick of Time offers a collection of the best practical advice she gave and received while working with young people. Both books make excellent confirmation gifts. Price: $12.95.