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Parish leaders participate in Evangelization Day

By Karen Callaway | Photo editor
January 23, 2019

Parish leaders participate in Evangelization Day

Vicariate IV parishes meet for Evangelization Day at St. Frances of Rome Parish in Cicero on Jan. 18, 2019. These half-day gatherings focus on how to create a culture of evangelization in parishes. Through prayer, conversation and shared learning, participants leave with practical first steps for fostering a culture of evangelization in their parish. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
A person reviews a handout during the evangelization day. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Father Francisco Ortega, pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Melrose Park, listens during a session. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Barb Kalnes listens to a speaker. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Father Neil Fackler, pastor at St Robert Bellarmine Church speaks during a discussion session. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Jan Magnuson takes notes during a talk. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Elizabeth White, director of the Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship, leads participants in different ways to welcome new parishioners. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Brian Downes from St. Viator Parish speaks while participants share thoughts from their parish groups. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Jennifer Delvaux, evangelization coordinator from the archdiocese’s Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship, speaks to participants. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Joseph G. Barabe speaks during a discussion session. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)

Vicariate IV parishes meet for Evangelization Day at St. Frances of Rome Parish in Cicero on Jan. 18, 2019. These half-day gatherings focus on how to create a culture of evangelization in parishes. Through prayer, conversation and shared learning, participants leave with practical first steps for fostering a culture of evangelization in their parish.

Topics:

  • renew my church
  • evangelization

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