Lunch and LEAD – October 14, 2022

Welcome to LEAD, the innovative platform developed by the Institute for Catholic Formation and the Diocese of Bridgeport, in partnership with the nerds at Fivable, LLC. LEAD offers online formation,… Read More

Lunch and LEAD – October 13, 2022

Welcome to LEAD, the innovative platform developed by the Institute for Catholic Formation and the Diocese of Bridgeport, in partnership with the nerds at Fivable, LLC. LEAD offers online formation,… Read More

Lunch and LEAD – October 12, 2022

Welcome to LEAD, the innovative platform developed by the Institute for Catholic Formation and the Diocese of Bridgeport, in partnership with the nerds at Fivable, LLC. LEAD offers online formation,… Read More

Catechetical Summit II

All pastors and faith formation leaders, including confirmation coordinators and youth ministers, are encouraged to attend this important meeting where the bishop will outline his vision for catechetical renewal, changes… Read More

Onboarding of Parish Catechetical Leaders – Building Relationships and Effectively Communicating with your Pastor

Fr. Rob Kinnally will lead a presentation sharing his insights on working closely with parish ministry and faith formation leaders and discuss the benefits of creating and maintaining a shared… Read More

Onboarding of Parish Catechetical Leaders – Recruiting, Training and Retaining Catechists

Ann Marie Eckert will deliver a presentation outlining the nuances of identifying strong candidates for our catechetical programs based on education, faith and their own personal journey with Christ. She… Read More

Onboarding of Parish Catechetical Leaders – Safe Environment Expectations, Human Resources Overview, Effective Listening and Communication

Erin Neil will deliver a presentation reinforcing the importance of complying with our Safe Environment Policies and Procedures emphasizing the unique nature of the role and responsibilities that come with… Read More

Onboarding of Parish Catechetical Leaders – LEAD Overview/Situational Leadership

Dr. Patrick Donovan will be leading a practicum of navigating through all of the aspects of LEAD which will enhance the role of the PCL/DRE allowing them to work smarter… Read More

Onboarding of Parish Catechetical Leaders – The Role of the DRE

Joe Paprocki will be offering an overview of what the role of a Parish Catechetical Leader is truly meant to be, not only from an administrative perspective, but from an educational… Read More

Parish Leader Check In #61

Every other week, parish faith formation leaders are invited to a half-hour online meeting to discuss upcoming events, learn more about what others are doing in their parishes, and brainstorm… Read More

Parish Leader Check In #60

Every other week, parish faith formation leaders are invited to a half-hour online meeting to discuss upcoming events, learn more about what others are doing in their parishes, and brainstorm… Read More