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Why Should You Connect with All Ministries of the Parish. The parish community must raise the awareness of vocations so that there remains no dimension of parish life that is overlooked from the action of God’s grace. Suggestions on How to Connect with All Ministries of the Parish.

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Why should you connect with all ministries of the parish

Why Should You Connect with All Ministries of the Parish

The parish community must raise the awareness of vocations so that there remains no dimension of parish life that is overlooked from the action of God’s grace.


Suggestions on how to connect with all ministries of the parish

Suggestions on How to Connect with All Ministries of the Parish

  • Establish a communication administrator within the vocation ministry.

    • Example:

    • A Connect Correspondent Administrator or Vocation Correspondent


The role of the vocation correspondent administrator

The Role of the Vocation Correspondent Administrator

  • Collect the minutes of vocation meetings and pass information to clergy and other ministries and parish community.

  • Provide updates to parish Sunday bulletin, parish school, religious education, youth ministry, parish council, etc….on upcoming vocation related events.


Why should you connect with all ministries of the parish

  • Take advantage of the Diocesan Vocations Office information that is sent to the pastor and parish.

  • Especially for Good Shepherd Sunday and Vocation Awareness Week and invite Seminarians to speak.

  • Building relationships with the other ministry members and establish a vocation representative that will update their ministry monthly.

  • Design a pamphlet for your own parish about the life of vocations.


Environment

Environment

  • Encourage parish to have a definite visible location (possibly called: Vocations Resource Center , Location or corner)

    in or on the Church grounds, parish center and school to display vocation information and to build a culture of vocations in your Parish.


Internet

Internet

Web it Baby

  • Establish an internet link with the Parish Website

  • Develop a group email with the connect correspondent of each ministry

  • Email to other ministries the links of upcoming events of vocations to be discussed within their ministry meetings.

  • Checking the pros can cons of using the means of communication with twitter or Face book, with you Pastors permission, establish a parish vocation Face book.

To Twit or Not to Twit


Pope benedict blesses social networking

Pope Benedict Blesses Social Networking

In a message entitled

“Truth, Proclamation and Authenticity of Life in the Digital Age,

” Pope Benedict XVI gave social networking his blessing, but warned that it cannot replace real human contact.

Julie Kissinger/Vocations Training CAPS/Sept 13, 2012


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