Please see this document - Foundations for Future Collaboratives – which gives ideas about what your Parish Pastoral Councils and Finance Councils can be doing to get ready for the Pastoral Plan.
- Advance Preparations for parishes not yet in a Collaborative (updated Fall, 2014)
- Prayers of the Faithful – set one
- Prayers of the Faithful – set two
- Our suggested reading list:
* rebuilt by Michael White and Thomas Corcoran
* Tools for Rebuilding by Michael White and Thomas Corcoran
* Forming Intentional Disciples by Sherry Weddell
* The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic by Matthew Kelly
What is the New Evangelization? Have you wondered what the New Evangelization is and what it means to faithful Catholics? Watch this four minute clip of Bishop John Doerfler from the Diocese of Marquette.
- Cardinal Ratzinger’s Address to Catechists in December, 2000 in which he lays out an excellent definition of the New Evangelization