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Parish renewal programs provide a valuable structure for a community desiring to initiate Go and Make Disciples.
All resources and materials are available in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Media Centers
ALPHA for Catholics – 10 week process
Christ Renews His Parish
These men’s and women’s retreats are conducted in the parish from Saturday morning until the late afternoon on Sunday. The retreats are led by a team of parishioners and clergy who would have already participated in a ChiRP retreat. The format consists of witness talks on various catechetical and kerygma themes. For information
Renew International fosters spiritual renewal, evangelization and the transformation of the world through parish-based small Christian communities
Why Catholic? Journey through the Catechism – 4 year-48 session process
Why Catholic? team provides the orientation, small community leader formation, retreat experiences, an invitation video, and family-oriented bulletin inserts. Resources to implement the process are available in the Why Catholic? Parish Kit.
RENEW – 21/2 year process of 5 sessions each lasting 6-weeks
RENEW International offers on-location trainings for clusters of parishes for
Information: Renew International
New Beginnings – 3-one hour sessions
Engages parishioners to become involved in the parish