Lunchtime Talk 3: Bishop Mark O'Toole How to evangelise in the Year of Mercy

How to evangelise during the year of Mercy led by Bishop Mark O' Tolle



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Lunchtime Talk 2 : Bernard Martin Contact with Local Schools

How to further your parish mission through contact with your local Catholic School  led by Bernard Martin a head teacher for 24 years from Leeds Diocese




Lunchtime Talk 1: Eileen Cole How to Evangelise using social media

How to evangelise using social media
led by Eileen Cole Media officer at the Catholic Communications Network CBCEW




Workshop 11: Youth, Led by Hannah Hayward and Will Desmond

Evangelising the young people of your parish

This 'Proclaim '15' workshop is co-led by Will Desmond, who leads the youth ministry of Sion Catholic Community for Evangelism, and Hannah Hayward who works as the Diocesan Youth Officer for Leeds diocese. It examines the best way to evangelise the young people of your parish.


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Workshop 10: Poor, Led by Alan Quinn and Father David Oakley

Being a poor Church for the poor

This 'Proclaim '15' workshop is co-led by Andy Quinn, CEO of the Father Hudson’s Society, the Social Care Agency for the Archdiocese of Birmingham, and Fr David Oakley, Rector of the seminary at St Mary’s College, Oscott. This session looks at how we can fulfil Pope Francis’ vision to be “a Church which is poor and for the poor”.



Workshop 9: Gospel, Led by Father Gareth Leyshon

Sharing the Gospel message with those around us

This 'Proclaim '15' workshop is led by Cardiff priest Revd Gareth Leyshon. This important session looks at how we can share the Gospel message with those around us.


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Workshop 8: Unchurched, Led by Brother Loarne Ferguson and Father Mark Hogan

Reaching out to the unchurched

This 'Proclaim '15' workshop is co-led by Br Loarne Ferguson, a Capuchin Franciscan friar currently working as Retreat Director at Pantasaph in North Wales and Fr Mark Hogan, Episcopal Vicar for Evangelisation in the Portsmouth Diocese. This session looks at how we can best reach out to those who have had no experience of Church.



Workshop 7: Experience, Led by Sister Michael Lee and Sister Brenda Matterson

Offering prayer experiences as effective outreach

This 'Proclaim '15' workshop is co-led by two religious sisters - Sr Michael Lee and Sr Brenda Matterson. Their session looks at how we can offer prayer experiences as effective outreach.



Workshop 6: Families, Led by Elizabeth Davies

Building welcoming and family-friendly parishes

This 'Proclaim '15' workshop is led by Elizabeth Davies, Marriage and Family Life Project Officer at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. It looks at how we can build welcoming and family-friendly parishes. Elizabeth will be assisted by Vince and Chris Joyce, who have vast experience in Family Life Ministry and launching family groups in parishes.


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