Workshop Details • 6 workshops • 2nd Saturday of the month • January – June 2010 • 2-6 pm inclusive of Mass • Leunis Hall • Topics reflect the interest of 25% of guides
Workshop Details • Mainly for group guides but all others are welcome • Free for group guides • Sign up early for the workshops • Regional LCs are encouraged to conduct workshops using local resource persons
Workshop Dates & Topics Date Topic January 9 What are the Ignatian ways of praying? February 13 What happens to me when I take the SpEx? March 15 How can I discern God’s will?
Workshop Dates & Topics Date Topic April 10 May 8 What is the Church’s position on social issues? June 12 How do my gifts and compulsions affect the group I am guiding?
List of Social Issues • Themes in Catholic Social Teaching • Human dignity and human rights • Family life • Option for the poor • Church and politics
List of Social Issues • Marriage and conjugal life • Homosexuality
Programs For New Guides • FI will design programs with greater focus on becoming guides that current guides can conduct for all their community members • In 2010, members will be asked to discern if they are called to become group guides
Administration • FI will keep track of the workshops attended by guides • FI will remind guides of the workshops they haven’t attended • FI will remind guides of the last time they took the SpEx