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Upcoming Events

The Leadership Institute offers formation opportunities for all ages - from high school retreats and young adult meet-ups to leadership conferences, weekend workshops, and more.

Sunday, October 20, 2019
Formation for Catechists
We are grateful to all our catechists and want to offer them support, resources, and formation. To make sure the young people and adults in our communities are served by… Read More
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Formation for Catechists
We are grateful to all our catechists and want to offer them support, resources, and formation. To make sure the young people and adults in our communities are served by… Read More
Saturday, November 02, 2019
Formation for Catechists
We are grateful to all our catechists and want to offer them support, resources, and formation. To make sure the young people and adults in our communities are served by… Read More
Saturday, November 02, 2019
Formation for Catechists
We are grateful to all our catechists and want to offer them support, resources, and formation. To make sure the young people and adults in our communities are served by… Read More
Monday, November 04, 2019
Formation for Catechists
We are grateful to all our catechists and want to offer them support, resources, and formation. To make sure the young people and adults in our communities are served by… Read More
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Formation for Catechists
We are grateful to all our catechists and want to offer them support, resources, and formation. To make sure the young people and adults in our communities are served by… Read More
Thursday, November 07, 2019
Formation for Catechists
We are grateful to all our catechists and want to offer them support, resources, and formation. To make sure the young people and adults in our communities are served by… Read More
Saturday, November 09, 2019
Formation for Catechists
We are grateful to all our catechists and want to offer them support, resources, and formation. To make sure the young people and adults in our communities are served by… Read More

Featured Resources

From daily reads to planned journeys, discover a library designed to fulfill a diocesan community of all ages with catechesis and spiritual nourishment.

Seasonal Resources
Advent Poster 2019
The Leadership Institute creates a poster for Advent, Lent, and Summer. Our 2019 Advent Poster is almost ready! It includes 25 ways to use the season of Advent, with all its… Read More
Great Reads
How Well Do You Know the Class of 2023?
How Well Do You Know the Freshman Class of 2023? Every year, the Mindset list is published about the incoming college freshman. It began as a project to prepare college… Read More
Reflections
A Prayer for the First Week of School
Master and Teacher, Bless the students who will have trouble settling down this week, whose minds are still at the beach or at grandma’s swimming pool, or the amusement park… Read More
Great Reads
The New Battle: Parents and Screen Time
Now that we are securely ensconced in summer, the battle between parents and children over how much time kids spend on their devices has taken on a new dimension –… Read More
Great Reads
Summer Reading for Catholics
Every summer since eighth grade, I have read Robert Bolt’s play A Man For All Seasons. I am also a big fan of CS Lewis and poetry by Whitman, Dickinson,… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
The Role of the Laity in the Church
That the laity have no agency in the church is not magisterial teaching; it is not, in fact, true. Yet it is the paradigm through which we relate to each… Read More
Baptism
Hope for a Reimagined Future
One of the hardest working groups of people in the Catholic Church today are the men and women who serve as directors or coordinators of religious education. Some of my… Read More
Seasonal Resources
Summer of Saintliness Poster
As you know, each Lent and Advent, The Leadership Institute provides catechetical posters for anyone who requests them. This year, we are introducing a poster to encourage families and young… Read More

Alphabits

Alphabits is a project funded, in part, by the St. John Paul II fund for religious education and youth ministry.

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