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NALM Annual Conference

PARISH PASTORAL MINISTRY IN THE 21ST CENTURY – WHERE IS THE ROAD LEADING US? In collaboration with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains.

 Export to Your Calendar 5/29/2019 to 5/31/2019
When: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
1:00 PM
Where: St. Mary of the Lake
1000 E. Maple Ave.
Mundelein, Illinois  60060
United States
Presenter: Michelle Montez, Dr. Zeni Fox and Carol Walters
Contact: Lisa Wagner
224-301-1968


Online registration is available until: 5/24/2019
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Conference registration includes all meals except for Wednesday lunch.   

REGISTRATION FEES:

Non-Member - $400

Member - $300

Full-Time Student - $200

Register by February 28 for a $50 discount!

Wednesday (May 29) Lunch - $20


Conference Schedule

Wednesday May 29

o   Registration open at 10 am

o   Optional lunch (12:00 – 1:00 PM) – need to purchase ticket ahead of time with registration

o   Conference Opening

§  1:15 – 1:30 PM: Opening Prayer Service

§  1:30 – 2:30 PM: Plenary - Here Comes Everybody! Changing Cultural Realities and Challenges in Parish Life (Michelle Montez, Executive Director Pastoral Ministries Division, Archdiocese of Santa Fe)

§  3:00 – 3:45 PM: Session - Panel Presentation: Challenges in Parishes of Today

§  3:45 – 4:45 PM: Small Group Discussion  Challenges Encountered  by Lay Ministers in Parishes

§  5:45 – 6:45 PM: Dinner (included with registration)

§  7:15 – 8:30 PM: Open Forum – Sharing of Positive and Challenging Aspects in Today’s Parishes

 

Thursday May 30

§  7:30 – 8:30 AM: Breakfast (included with registration)

§  9:00 – 10:00 AM: Mass

§  10:15 AM – 11:00 AM: Membership Meeting

§  11:00 – 11:45 AM: Plenary – Lay Ecclesial Ministers: Agenda for a Step Forward  (Zeni Fox PhD, Professor of Pastoral Theology, Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ)

§  12:00 – 1:00 PM: Lunch (included with registration)

§  1:15 – 2:00 PM: Session - Alliance and Certification Update (Carol Walters, Convener of the Alliance for Certification)

§  2:00 – 2:45 PM: Session - Panel Presentation: Tips and Tricks to the Certification Process

§  3:15 – 4:15 PM: Small Group Discussions – Standards! Who Needs Them?

§  4:30 – 5:00 PM: Open Forum: Parish Applications of the Common Standards

§  5:45 – 6:45 PM: Dinner (included with registration)

§  7:30 – 9:30 PM: Social (offsite and included in registration)

 

Friday May 31

§  7:30 – 8:30 AM: Breakfast (included with registration)

§  9:00 – 9:15 AM: Prayer Service

§  9:30 – 10:15 AM: Plenary - What is Pastoral Ministry?  (Carol Walters, Director Office of Lay Ecclesial Ministry, Archdiocese of Chicago)

§  10:45 – 11:30 AM: NALM Board Panel Presentation: What Have We Heard?

§  12:00 – 1:00 PM: Lunch (included with registration)

§  1:15 – 2:00 PM: Open Forum - NALM into the Future: Needs of Parish Lay Ministers of Tomorrow

§  2:00 PM: Closing prayer (for those not staying)

§  2:30 PM: Mass with NACC and Commissioning Service

§  4:00 PM: Conference Close

 

Cancellation Policy: A refund of fees paid, less $50.00 will be made upon receipt of written notification prior to May 15, 2019. No refunds will be made after this date. If you must cancel and have made hotel reservations, please remember to let the hotel know as soon as possible so that someone else may have your room at the conference rate.