Wednesday, 11 March 2015

The Role of the Whole Parish
in Preparing Children and Adults
to Celebrate  Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist

Friday Sept. 18 - Saturday Sept. 19, 2015
Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Renewal Centre
2325 Liverpool Road, Pickering, ON 

Sponsored by the
Christian Initiation Committee,
Ontario Liturgical Conference
A Consultative Body of the Assembly of
Catholic Bishops of Ontario

The task of preparing children and adults to celebrate initiation is one of the joys and responsibilities of all the baptized.  Each parish, regardless of its size or the number of candidates preparing to celebrate a sacrament of initiation, is able to assist the baptized community in fulfilling their primary role.
This conference will explore the role of the parish Sunday assembly, the sponsor, godparent, and the parish leaders in preparing others to celebrate the Church’s rites of Christian initiation.
The conference will be of particular interest to:
·        Pastors, Deacons, Lay Pastoral Staff
·        Parishioners responsible for preparing others to celebrate
·       Baptism, Confirmation & First Eucharist.
·       Parish Initiation Team (RCIA) Members
·       Parishioners serving as sponsors / godparents.
·       School Personnel involved in immediate preparation for the sacraments of Confirmation & First Eucharist.

Option A: $110.00  (Conference/ accommodation on Friday ,Supper on Friday, Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday, and Friday night reception). 
Add $10.00 if registering after August 1, 2015.

Option B: $50.00 (Conference / Friday night reception and Saturday Lunch).
Add $10.00 if registering after August 1, 2015.

Registration Forms will be available after April 15, 2015 online at or by email:

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