Religious Education Congress
Friday Workshops - Period 3
February 28, 2003 • 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
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3-01 So What’s Working? Successful Practices in Junior High MinistryExplore approaches and strategies for developing an effective ministry for young adolescents (grades 6th-8th). Learn from the experiences of others and discover practical ideas for organizing your ministry. Discover what works and why – the do’s and don’ts for planning successful activities for this energetic and creative age group.
Mary Lee Becker is a consultant, trainer and author in youth ministry. She has been involved in ministry since 1980, including parish, diocesan and national work, and holds a master’s degree in pastoral ministry. She was editor of FaithWays and a contributing author to Confirming Disciples, Celebrate Youth, the Discovering series, as well as the Religion Teacher’s Journal.
Mary Lee Becker
3-02 In Every Generation: A Musical Reflection
Terry Donohoo is a singer, recording artist and cantor at St. Anne Catholic Community in Barrington, Ill. A former Montessori teacher, she has presented concerts and workshops on music and liturgy with her husband, Rory Cooney, and Gary Daigle for over 15 years. The three together have collaborated on more than a dozen collections of sacred music, including two solo collections.
3-03 How Do You Do the Ordinary Differently? Looking at Parish
Life and Programs Creatively
Chicago Archdiocese priest John Cusick served as an Associate Pastor until 1977, when he joined the faculty of Loyola University’s Niles College, the archdiocese’s college seminary. Concurrent with his seminary work, he served as Coordinator of Young Adult Ministry until 1985, when he was appointed Director. Fr. Cusick is also on staff at Old St. Patrick’s Church in downtown Chicago and Coordinator of the Ministry to Men for the archdiocese.
Rev. John C. Cusick
3-04 Tasks in the Inculturation of Theology
Dr. Jose de Mesa, a married theologian, is Professor of Systematic Theology at De La Salle University-Manila in the Philippines. Author of several books, de Mesa has lectured on theology, particularly faith and culture, not only in his native Philippines but also in Asia, Europe and the United States.
Jose M. de Mesa, Ph.D.
3-05 The Church: A New Humanity
Virgilio Elizondo is a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Theology at various major universities and pastoral institutes throughout the United States and abroad. Author of 10 books, since 1995 he has published numerous articles and has presented over 32 keynotes and lectures. Fr. Elizondo has been instrumental in TV and video productions and is considered the leading interpreter of U.S. Latino religion by the national and international media.
Virgilio P. Elizondo, S.T.D., Ph.D.
3-06 The Spiritual Teachings of Thomas Merton
James Finley lived as a monk for five and half years at the Trappist monastery of the Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky. For three of those years, Thomas Merton was his spiritual director. Finley is author of "Merton’s Palace of Nowhere" and "The Contemplative Heart." He founded and teaches in the Contemplative Way program at St. Monica Parish in Santa Monica, Calif., where he is also a clinical psychologist in private practice.
James Finley, Ph.D.
3-07 Christ’s Resurrection and Ours
3-08 The Stories and Songs of Jesus
Sr. Paule Freeburg has been an elementary and high school teacher, a parish DRE, and a diocesan religion consultant. She has directed RCIA and sacramental programs for children and adults. Sr. Freeburg is the primary author of Sunday, an adaptation of the Lectionary for children. She is currently Director of Development for St. Vincent’s in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Paule Freeburg, D.C.
3-09 Christian Meditation: Recovering the Riches
Laurence Freeman, a Benedictine monk of the Monastery of Christ the King in London, is Director of the World Community for Christian Meditation. The former Benedictine prior, student and successor of John Main, now teaches the Christian contemplative tradition of meditation. His speaking engagements have brought him before all ages on each continent for the past 20 years.
Laurence Freeman, O.S.B.
3-10 A New Future for the Papacy?
Dr. Richard R. Gaillardetz is the Murray-Bacik Professor of Catholic Studies at the University of Toledo in Ohio. Author of numerous articles and books, he has also written a new series of booklets dedicated to the spirituality of lectors, eucharistic ministers and catechists. Dr. Gaillardetz is an official delegate on the U.S. Catholic Methodist Ecumenical Dialogue.
Dr. Richard R. Gaillardetz
3-11 A "Titanic" Struggle: Film and TV and the
Battle for Minds and Hearts
Fr. Richard Leonard is Director of the Australian Catholic Film Office. A writer, producer and director himself, he lectures in theology and cinema at the Jesuit Theological College in Melbourne, Australia, and is completing a doctorate on film director Peter Weir. He has traveled internationally as a presenter at workshops in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Pakistan, Italy, Australia, and the United States.
Richard Leonard, S.J.
3-12 Gospel Drama and the Dance of Discipleship
Nancy Seitz Marcheschi and Graziano Marcheschi, directors of the Anawim Players, have used performing arts for over 20 years at workshops, eucharistic liturgies, prayer services and conferences, both in their local Chicago area and across the country. Currently, Nancy is a liturgist and performing arts teacher at Pope John XXIII School in Illinois. Graziano is director of the Lay Ministry Programs Office for the Chicago Archdiocese.
Nancy Seitz & Graziano Marcheschi
3-13 Pastoral Care of the Adolescent: A Church and Community
Bob McCarty is the Executive Director of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry. He has been in professional youth ministry since 1973, serving in diocesan, parish, school and community programs. McCarty offers workshops and training programs in youth ministry skills and issues internationally. He is also a volunteer in his parish youth ministry program at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Fulton, Md.
Robert J. McCarty, D.Min.
3-14 And Who Is "My Neighbor" After 9/11?
Jesuit priest Robert McChesney is past National Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service/USA. He is the founding and current Director of the JRS Immigration Detention Program in Los Angeles, which serves four Immigration and Naturalization Service detention facilities within Los Angeles County. Fr. McChesney is a frequently requested speaker and has published numerous articles on the Illegal Immigration Reform Act of 1996.
Fr. Robert McChesney, S.J.
3-15 Formed and Ready: Key Elements in Forming Youth Ministry
Charlotte McCorquodale has served within the field of Catholic youth ministry for more than 20 years. She is currently President of Ministry Training Sources, a non-profit organization focusing on the formation and training of lay ecclesial ministers. She has served as a youth ministry director or consultant for the dioceses of Mobile, Lake Charles, and Los Angeles. Her national speaking experience includes the National Conference for Catholic Youth Ministry and the National Catholic Youth Conference as well as presenting in dioceses across the country.
Dr. Charlotte McCorquodale
3-16 Called to Heal the Dualism of Matter and Spirit:
Catholicism Enters the Third Millennium
Bob O’Gorman, a St. Louis native, has been active in theological education since 1964 and is presently Professor of Pastoral Studies and Director of Field Education at the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University in Chicago. He is Past Chairperson of the Association of Theological Field Education. His lecture tours and teaching positions have taken him across the country as well as to Australia and New Zealand.
3-17 A Priest Forever …
Fr. Tony Ricard, a priest of the New Orleans Archdiocese, currently serves as Pastor of both Our Lady Star of the Sea and St. Philip the Apostle parishes in New Orleans. He is Archdiocesan Liaison for Vocations in the African-American Community and teaches freshman theology at St. Augustine High School in New Orleans. In addition, Fr. Ricard is Core Instructor for Church Doctrine at Xavier University’s Institute for Black Catholic Studies.
Rev. R. Tony Ricard, M.Th., M.Div.
3-18 Putting the Pieces Together: Implementing the Six Tasks
of Catechesis in Your Classes
Kate Ristow is RCL Enterprises’ Midwest Regional Manager and Consultant for Children’s Curriculum. She is also an author and contributing editor of Catechist magazine. The former DRE and Catholic schoolteacher has 30 years experience as a speaker, administrator and catechetical leader.
Kate M. Ristow
3-19 Jesus, The Model of Justice
Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez, Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, is President of the Episcopal Conference of Honduras. A member of the Salesian Community of John Bosco, Cardinal Rodriguez has served as President of the Latin American Episcopal Conference from 1995 to 1999. He also serves on various commissions for the Roman Curia.
Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez
3-20 Anti-Catholicism at the United Nations
3-21 The Ancient Future: Apocalyptic Themes in Scripture
3-22 Collaborative Ministry: Its Time Has Come
Bro. Loughlan Sofield is the Senior Editor of Human Development magazine. A member of the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity, he has taught or lectured on five continents. His books include "Design for Wholeness," "Building Community: Christian, Caring, Vital" and "Collaboration: Uniting Our Gifts in Ministry," and he also recorded an audiocassette on self-esteem and Christian growth.
Loughlan Sofield, S.T.
3-23 The Happiness Philosophy and the Pro-Life Movement
Since 1998, Fr. Robert Spitzer has been President of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash. The Jesuit, of the Oregon Province, has served the Church in a variety of ways – spiritual director to contemplative religious, an advisor to lay religious groups, and a frequent lecturer in Catholic higher education. An author and lecturer, he has founded or co-founded five institutes of higher learning and is a member of the governing boards of eight institutions.
Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D.
3-24 The Real Choice: Hope or Cynicism?
3-25 Come and Follow Me: Biblical and Musical Reflections on
Arthur Zannoni is a Scripture scholar, theologian, author, editor, workshop leader and a master teacher. He conducts Bible-based adult education programs, parish missions and retreats throughout the country. An award-winning freelance writer, he is editor of two books, author of four and has contributed articles to a variety of publications.
Arthur E. Zannoni
3-26 Confirmation, Community and Conversion
In 1994, the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry honored Tom Zanzig for his 25 years of service to the Church and its youth. He is a popular workshop and convention presenter all over the United States and Canada and has also directed conferences and workshops on youth ministry, religious education, spirituality, and other topics in Germany, Australia, the United Arab Emirates and Singapore.
3-71 VIETNAMESE WORKSHOP
Frère Phong, F.S.C.
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