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Professional Development Days
The Office of Ecclesial Ministries and Diocesan Consultation is pleased to provide three new opportunities for parish leaders to attend Professional Development Days.
Professional Development Days in 2013 - 2014
1.  October 22, 2013 “Exploring Rural Ministry!”   This session will explore the unique dynamics, characteristics and charisms of rural life to aid in increased effectiveness in leadership and outreach in the parish and wider community. (Methods - 2 hrs. and Spirituality 2 hrs.)

2. January 23, 2014 “Building Assets & Collaborative Relationships"   Participants will rediscover the importance of healthy relationships and asset building within and among their leadership team for a more collaborative ministry framing.  (Methods - 4 hrs.) 

3. April 24, 2014  “Celebrating a Multicultural Church”   We celebrate cultural diversity in our Diocese and in the Universal Church. This session will identify specific differences in a way that will lead to a deeper appreciation of that diversity. (Methods - 2 hrs. and Spirituality 2 hrs.)

 Schedule for all three development days
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Registration, Gathering & Hospitality
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Session Begins, Lunch will be provided on site
St. Joseph Parish Center in Hayward
$10 per participantor $30 per team of 4 or more for a single session
For more information contact Chris Newkirk at 715-394-0204 or cnewkirk@catholicdos.org
*Special discount pricing for attending all three days.
     Individuals $20.00 for all three sessions
     As a team $75.00 for all three sessions for teams of 4 or more