David Dayler

Director

David Dayler

Monica Verin

Admin Assistant

Monica Verin



SESSION DATES FOR 2012-2013

HAMILTON LOCATION
Chancery Office
700 King St. West, Hamilton
TIME: Thursday evenings 7:00pm — 9:00 pm

  • September 6, 13, 2012
  • October 4, 18, 2012
  • November 1, 8, 2012
  • February 7, 14, 2013
  • March 7, 14, 2013

OR

WATERLOO LOCATON
St Michael’s Parish
240 Hemlock St. Waterloo ON
TIME: 10 Saturdays from 9:30 am — 11:30 am

  • September 8, 15, 2012
  • October 6, 13, 2012
  • November 3, 24, 2012
  • February 9, 16, 2013
  • March 2, 9, 2013

Year of Faith: Rediscover the Joy

Keys to the Council

Keys to the Council

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Exploring the theological and pastoral vision of the documents of Vatican II

….a course that provides lay Catholics from across the Diocese of Hamilton an opportunity to explore the documents of Vatican II. These documents will be explored within their historical context in order to discover fundamental meaning and significance and finally to consider the  significance of these documents for  the life of the Church today.

Fees:

The cost of the program is $100.00; payment can be divided by semester. Please make cheques payable to Catholic Diocesan Account.

WHAT IS INVOLVED?

  • Each session focuses two passages from the Documents with time for shared discussion, reflection and prayer
  • There are no prerequisites and no evaluations. Regular attendance and active participation are the only expectations.
  • A textbook and supplementary readings are provided.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

  • Anyone with an interest in our Church history.
  • Anyone interested in how our Church has been shaped by Vatican II .
  • Anyone wanting to learn more about their faith.

 WHAT TOPICS ARE ADDRESSED?

The course identifies twenty key passages, central texts that help us appreciate the vision of the council fathers. Sessions will explore Scrosanctum Concilium, Lumen Gentium, Gaudium et Spes, and Nostra Aetate.

COURSE EXPECTATIONS: Faithful attendance, participation, readings, prayer, critical reflection and integration.

COURSE RESOURCES: Text: Keys to the Council, by Richard Gaillardetz & Catherine E. Clifford ( will be supplied )

COURSE REGISTRATION: Cost: $ 100.00 (includes text book and other resource materials)

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER PLEASE CONTACT:

Monica Verin, Administrative Assistant
Office for Discipleship & Parish Life
mverin@hamiltondiocese.com
905-528-7988 ext. 2238

FACILITATED BY:
MSGR MURRAY KROETSCH, DIRECTOR, LITURGY OFFICE & DAVID DAYLER, DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF  DISCIPLESHIP & PARISH LIFE
DIOCESE OF HAMILTON