ntral Deanery (Powell Butte Retreat Center
and Discussion Forum
The Offices of Evangelization, Catechesis, and Youth
are happy to
provide access to online training videos and discussion
Training for the New
Certification (Now Available!)
A top priority of Bishop Cary
is to improve catechetical
competencies across the Diocese of Baker.
In support of
this goal we are implementing
the beginnings of a
catechetical certification program
2014-15 ministry year.
The primary people expected to participate in this
is parish and school employees (full and part-time)
serving in a catechetical role (e.g.
Children’s Religious Education, Sacramental Preparation,
Youth Ministry, Young Adults, Adults, and RCIA).
catechists for children, youth and adults
encouraged to participate as well.
Account Setup Instructions
On the New Evangelization
The New Evangelization is a
call to each person to:
deepen his or her own faith
know and have confidence in the
-- and possess a willingness to
share the Gospel.
XVI named Oct. 11, 2012 to Nov. 24, 2013 a “Year of Faith”
to spark Evangelization efforts that could continue for
years to come.
On June 29,
2013, Pope Francis released
Lumen Fidei (The Light of Faith)
an encyclical letter,
or teaching document.
The encyclical reflects on the light
during the Year of Faith and beyond.
Pope Francis released his first Apostolic
Evangelii Gaudium (On the Proclamation of the Gospel in
documents by Fr. James A. Wehner,
President of the Pontifical College Josephinum.
What is “new” about the New Evangelization?
¿Qué es “nuevo” en la Nueva
A Primer on the Theology of Evangelization:
for The United States
Introducción a la Teología de la
Implicaciones para los Estados Unidos