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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.

Monday, November 19, 2018
Introduction and Overview of Liturgical Norms (St. Edward the Confessor)
If you currently serve as a reader, Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, or liturgical musician and would like to hear more about the Revised Liturgical Norms that will be promulgated… Read More
Saturday, February 09, 2019
Liturgy as Source and Summit
In the liturgy, the faithful experience and celebrate the presence of Christ among them in Word, in sacrament, and in their brothers and sisters. From the liturgy, the faithful are… Read More
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Sing Once, Pray Twice
Missionary discipleship begins with an invitation to encounter the Lord in deeply personal ways, and to nurture an enduring relationship with Him, in and through the Church. We cannot effectively… Read More
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Holy Land Pilgrimage 2019
Our Scripture Study Week program, which includes a week-long pilgrimage to the Holy Land, is designed for young adults in their 20s to fall in love with Scripture by immersing themselves… Read More
Monday, September 14, 2020
Oberammergau 2020
Join Bishop Caggiano and The Leadership Institute for an 11-day journey through Eastern Europe, featuring the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau. The villagers of Oberammergau first performed the play in 1634… Read More

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

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Living Advent Well
We know that this time of year can be chaotic. The secular world jumped from Halloween to Christmas in a weekend and many of us already feel far beyond. In… Read More
Great Reads
The Communion of Saints
As we commemorate this month of All Saints and All Souls, we are reminded that “The communion of saints is the Church” (CCC 946). But where can we go to… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
On Serving at the Altar
Being an altar server is an act of prayer, according to Pope Francis. Read more about his comments at the article below. Also included is a reflection on his own… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Why the Tabernacle?
Should I genuflect in front of the tabernacle? Should I bow? Why do we have a tabernacle anyway? These articles, from Our Sunday Visitor and Catholic Culture, offer some history… Read More
Young People Today
What Are Young People Saying At Synod2018?
On the morning of October 9, 2018, during the 5th General Congregation of the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the Reports of the… Read More
Great Reads
Young Americans Are The Loneliest
Cigna Health conducted a study recently that concluded young people as a generation are seeking help for loneliness and poor health at a much higher rate than any other age… Read More
Great Reads
Arrested Development
An interesting trend among younger generations, particularly Generation Z, is a slowed rate of development when compared to previous generations. Surveys show many teens reach certain milestones later in life… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
More Than Just The Right Notes
The Second Vatican Council’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy brought about the concept of the music performed during Mass is more intentional and integrated in ways that suit both the… Read More

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