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Institute for Peace and Justice

Center for Liturgy,
St. Louis

Franciscan web
  emails on saints and inspiration as well as answers to many
questions about the faith:

Henri Nouwen site, information and weekly and daily emails based on the writings of Nouwen.

Fr. Ron Rolheiser,
a Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate and noted columnist and book writer,
his columns and seasonal reflection

Media Center

List from the Adult Faith
Formation Committee of the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL)

Adult Faith:  A Manual for Parish Leaders  Order a copy

Best Practices in
Adult Faith Formation:  A National Study, compiled by Jack McBride and Riley, D, published by NCCL.  Copies available from the
Dayton Office for
Evangelization and Discipleship
, 937-223-4075

Adult Faith Formation Strategies, edited by Tom Zanzig and Shirley
Kelter, Metanoia Resources, 2006.  This resource contains over 170 creative
strategies that include learning activities, prayer experiences and
presentations.  Available from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Media Centers.  

Media Center Adult Faith Formation: Echoes of Faith PlusRCL, 2007 This presentation is designed to help catechists continue their formation and enrichment. The DVD includes a four-segment video process related to the module content plus interviews with two experts from the field:

  1. The Journey of Faith (8 1/2 min.)
  2. Faith Sharing Groups (7 1/2 min.)
  3. Facilitating Faith Sharing Groups (15 min.)
  4. Catechesis and Transformation (8 1/2 min.)
  5. Interview: Sr. Gretchen Hailer, RSHM (16 min.)
  6. Interview: Sr. Angela Ann Zukowski, MHSH (20 min.)        

A Companion Booklet aids in the process of reflection,
discussion, faith sharing and prayer. A CD-ROM is included with the booklet
and reviews the content of the four video segments.        

Available through the
media centers of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati as DV 0074.        

Other Echoes of Faith titles