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Called & Gifted Complete Materials for Individuals Donate Now! Forming Intentional Disciples

Called & Gifted Complete Materials for Individuals


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Forming Intentional Disciples: Path to Know and Follow Jesus


How can we transmit a living, personal Catholic faith to future generations? By coming to know Jesus Christ, and following him as his disciples.
There are immense challenges facing the Church today.
Follow author Sherry Weddell through the steps that will help Catholics make the conscious choice to follow Jesus as his disciples, transforming parish life and ultimately the life of the whole Church.

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The Institute's Co-Directors have spoken at clergy convocations and theological symposiums and provided have theological and pastoral formation in governance, discernment of charisms and vocation, evangelization, and pastoral vision for clergy and seminarians in dioceses, religious communities, and academic settings including:

Archdiocese of San Francisco
Archdiocese of Omaha
Diocese of Dodge City
Pontifical University of St. Thomas (Angelicum), Rome
North American College, Rome 
Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit
St. Mary's Seminary, Houston
St. Patrick's Seminary, Menlo Park
Western Dominican Province
The Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity
Companions of the Cross   


In addition, numerous clergy have attended Institute Called & Gifted, Making Disciples, and other presentations in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Kenya, and Germany.  We can adapt existing material to the unique needs of your group.


The Pastoral Office, Governance, and Facilitating the Discernment of all the Baptized (A 2 hour introduction to the theology and practice of governance and discernment for clergy, seminarians, diocesan and pastoral leaders at all levels).

Called & Gifted Workship for Diocesan Priests:  Includes the theology and practice of governance, the unique way in a priest's personal charisms are related to his office, how to discern personal charisms for clergy, and the implications for their pastoral ministry and collaboration with lay leaders.








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