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Restored Order

Restored Order - The Sacraments of Initiation

On Thursday, March 15, 2018, a meeting was held at the Catholic Pastoral Center with catechetical leaders from our diocese.  During this meeting, Johan van Parys, PhD., Director of Liturgy & Sacred Arts and Liturgy at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, MN, spoke in the morning about the theology, history and symbols of the sacraments of initiation.  In the afternoon a live, streamed panel was facilitated which included Jayne Mondoy and Lisa Gomes of the  Diocese of Honolulu, and Jayne LaConti, parish catechetical leader from the Diocese of Phoenix. They gave practical advice about implementing restored order.  Their perspective included diocesen, parish ministry, family and youth ministry experience. 


 Morning presentation with Johan van Parys, PhD.

Afternoon panel discussion with Jayne Mondoy and Lisa Gomes (Diocese of Honolulu)
and Jayne LaConti (Diocese of Phoenix)

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