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2018-2019

Series

Christian Initiation Ministry Series

  • October 6, 2018 | When Unbaptized Adults & Baptized Christians are in a Formation Process Together | Presented by: Fr. Ronald Oakham, O.Carm.
  • En Español: 2 de Marzo de 2019 | Cuando Adultos no Bautizados y Cristianos Bautizados Están en un Proceso de Formación Juntos | Presented by: Fr. Ronald Oakham, O.Carm.
  • April 6, 2019 | RCIA - Sponsors, the Pre-catechumenate, Discernment | Presented by: Fr. Ronald Oakham, O.Carm.

The World of the Holy Land

  • November 17, 2018 | The Jewish People in the Holy Land | Presented by: Rev. Alexei Smith
  • January 12, 2019 | Christians in the Holy Land | Presented by: Rev. Alexei Smith
  • February 16, 2019 | Jesus in the Holy Land: The Land, The Peoples, The Cultures of the First Century | Presented by: Rev. Felix Just, S.J.
  • March 9, 2019 | Muslims in the Holy Land | Presented by: Rev. Alexei Smith

2017-2018

Series

Workshop

Certificate Courses


2016-2017

Workshops

  • September 3, 2016, Introduction to the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
    Instructor: Fr. Ronald Oakham, O.Carm.
  • November 19, 2016, Dismissal Catechesis: The Heart of the Catechumenate
    Instructor: Eileen Richards and Catherine Shadduck
  • December 10, 2016, Welcoming the Baptized Christian into the Catholic Church
    Instructor: Fr. Ronald Oakham, O. Carm.
  • February 4, 2017, The 50 Days: Lent and Eastertime in the RCIA
    Instructor: Fr. Ronald Oakham, O. Carm.

Holy Land (Pilgrimage Preparation)

  • Part I: The People of the Holy Land: Fr. Alexei Smith
    November 12, 2016, Islam 101: An Introduction for Catholics
    January 7, 2017, Christians of the Holy Land
  • Part II: The Lands of Jesus: Fr. Felix Just, S.J.
    January 14, 2017, The Lands of Jesus: Galilee, Samaria, and the Decapolis
    February 11, 2017, The Lands of Jesus: Judea, Jordan Valley, and Jerusalem 

Scripture

  • Part I: Questions You Had About The Gospels: Fr. Felix Just, S.J.
    September 24, 2016, The Parables of Jesus: Stranger Than You Think!
    November 5, 2016, Women in the Gospels: Saints and Sinners, Ordinary and Extraordinary
  • Part II: The Lands of Jesus: Fr. Felix Just, S.J.
    January 14, 2017, Galilee, Samaria, and the Decapolis
    February 11, 2017, Judea, Jordan Valley, and Jerusalem

2015-2016

  • Ministry for Christian Initiation
    April 16, 2016, Unfolding the Mysteries: A Mystagogia Retreat for Initiation Ministers with Fr. Ronald Oakham, O.Carm. 
  • Celebrating the Jubilee Year of Mercy: Becoming a Peacemaking Parish: Cambria Torterelli and Ellie Hidalgo
    January 16, Part 1, February 20, Part 2
  • Preparing for the Year of Luke: Fr. Felix Just, S.J.
    January 23, Living the Gospel of Luke 

2014-2015

  • Ministry for Christian Initiation
    November 21, Dismissal Catechesis 101: The Heart of the RCIA with Eileen Richards and Catherine Shadduck 
  • Preparing for the Year of Luke: Fr. Felix Just, SJ
    October 24, Praying the Gospel of Luke

2013-2014

  • Ministry for Christian Initiation
    November 21, Dismissal Catechesis 101: The Heart of the RCIA with Eileen Richards and Catherine Shadduck
  • Preparing for the Year of Luke: Fr. Felix Just, SJ
    October 24, Praying the Gospel of Luke

Certificate Courses

  • Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations: A Catholic Ministry
    September 14; November 23; December 14; January 4; February 1; March 1; April 26; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Rev. Alexei Smith, Ecumenical and Interreligious Officer of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Workshops

  • Persecution of Minorities in the Middle East
    Fr. Alexei Smith, Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs Officer for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
    November 22 

Series: The Land of Jesus: A Virtual Tour

  • A Preparation Series for a Holy Land (New Testament Sites) Pilgrimage in May 2015
    Rev. Felix Just, SJ, PhD, Executive Director, Loyola Institute of Spirituality in Orange, California
    August 30 - The Land of Jesus: Galilee and Samaria     
    December 20 - The Land of Jesus: Judea and the Jordan Valley
    January 31 - The Land of Jesus: Jerusalem and Its Temple
  • The Holy Land Pilgrimage - May 18 - 31, 2015
    Lumen Gentium
    In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Vatican II Dogmatic Constitution on the Church
    Msgr. Craig Cox, Pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Newhall, CA
    December 6
  • Gifts of Sacrosanctum Concilium: The renewal of the Liturgy of the Hours
    Saturday, March 22, 2014, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Rev. Felix Just, SJ, PhD, Executive Director, Loyola Institute of Spirituality in Orange, California

Retreat

  • Survival School for Ministers
    June 9 to 13, 2014
    Tricia Hoyt, Director of Adult Formation, Evangelization and Family Ministries, St. Patrick's Catholic Community, Scottsdale, AZ and Director and Lead Instructor of "Survival School"