A true missionary, who never ceases to be a disciple, knows that Jesus walks with him, speaks to him, breathes with him, works with him. – Pope Francis
Transform your family. Transform your parish. Be equipped to be a missionary disciple.
The Missionary Discipleship journey consists of three 4-week sessions. Each week includes time for reflection, prayer and Eucharistic Adoration.
FALL – Hearing God’s Call to the Heart
- Session 1: The Kerygma: Who is Jesus for me? How have I encountered him?
- Session 2: Basic foundations and practical helps for personal prayer.
- Session 3: Approaches to prayer.
- Session 4: Various difficulties experienced in prayer and what to do about them.
WINTER – Understanding and Living the Call
- Session 1: Vocation – Integrating the contemplative life and active life.
- Session 2: Conviction and character.
- Session 3: Gifts and skills.
- Session 4: The importance of the Institution, both in the Church and in the family.
SPRING – Being a Disciple in Family and Parish
- Session 1: Being a disciple in family and parish – Thresholds of Conversion
- Session 2: Creating a culture of encounter
- Session 3: Domestic Church and witnessing in the family
- Session 4: Testimony and witness
Cost: $150 per person – Includes all three sessions October – May and materials, plus a special Adoration Holy Hour and a Called and Gifted™ Workshop.
Locations and Dates (Register online)
Church of the Epiphany, Coon Rapids (Open to all ages)
7 – 8:30 p.m.
- Session 1: Tuesdays, October 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2019
- Special Adoration Holy Hour Tuesday, November 5, 2019
- Session 2: Tuesdays, February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2020
- Session 3: Tuesdays, April 28, May 5, 12 and 19, 2020 (Called and Gifted™ Workshop Saturday, March 21, 2020 at St. Joseph, Waconia)
St. Joseph Catholic Community, Waconia (Open to all ages; free childcare available)
7 – 8:30 p.m.
- Session 1: Thursdays, October 10, 17, 24, and November 7, 2019
- Special Adoration Holy Hour Thursday, November 14, 2019
- Session 2: Thursdays, February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2020
- Session 3: Thursdays, April 30, May 7, 14 (7:30 – 9 p.m.) and 21, 2020
(Called and Gifted™ Workshop Saturday, March 21, 2020 at St. Joseph, Waconia)
Questions? Contact Susanna Parent at 651-291-4411 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bishop Cozzens invites you to sign up for the Missionary Discipleship Series!