Date: July 21-22, 2017
Diocesan Office of Priestly Life and Ministry
St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church (Portage)
St. Basil Catholic Church (South Haven)
St. Thomas More Catholic Student Parish (Kalamazoo)
|Early Bird Registration Rate (Before June 15)||$55.00|
|Regular Registration Rate (After June 15)||$65.00|
|Team Registration Rate (2 or more)||$45.00|
Participants are responsible for their own lodging.
Days Inn and Suites Kalamazoo
- $69.92 total per night (incudes taxes and fees)
- Located at: 2615 Airview Blvd, Portage, MI 49002
- Phone number: 269-903-2433
- 5.1 miles from St. Catherine of Siena Parish
- Rooms are double queens.
- 30 rooms in this block.
- Free Continental breakfast including hot waffles, egg sausage burrito, cereal, juice, yogurt, tea, coffee, oatmeal, and fruit.
- Please reserve rooms before July 1 when the block is released.
- Hotel Person with whom Jay Landry made the arrangements: Lee Batel
- This is for Friday, July 21. You may negotiate with the hotel if you wish to stay Saturday, July 22. Please call soon for availability.
1150 W Centre Ave.
Portage, MI 49024
Schedule and session outline
7:00p How do we tell others about Jesus?
7:30p Six principles of the RCIA
8:00p Four pillars for forming disciples
8:30p What would happen if our parishes did this?
8:40p Liturgy: Adapted Presentation of the Creed
8:30a Morning Prayer
8:50a Mystagogy on Friday night liturgy
9:05a Overview of the RCIA
9:50a Period of Evangelization and Precatechumenate: needs and the Christian response
10:40a Check-in and feedback
10:50a Period of Evangelization and Precatechumenate: five inquiry questions
11:00a Period of the Catechumenate: connecting needs and formation through parish life
12:45p Period of Purification and Enlightenment
1:30p Period of Postbaptismal Catechesis or Mystagogy
2:30p Team building
3:15p Wrap up and evaluations
3:30p Closing Prayer
Diana Macalintal is the Director of Worship for the Diocese of San José and holds a Master of Arts in Theology with honors from Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota. She has served as a liturgist and music director in campus, parish, and diocesan ministries for over 20 years and has authored articles on liturgy and music in Modern Liturgy, Ministry & Liturgy, Pastoral Music, Eucharistic Ministries, Parish Life, AIM, and Today’s Parish. In 2003, she received the Tabat Scholarship from the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions. She was a team member of the North American Forum on the Catechumenate, a keynote speaker, workshop presenter, and liturgy director for national conferences, and a cantor and liturgical composer. She maintains a blog for the Diocese of San José called Work of the People.