MEETING VIDEOS

Meeting Videos

The Department for Pastoral Ministries is hosting virtual meetings to further discuss best ministry practices and to follow up with discussion from our previous meeting. Thank you to all who have participated in our various meetings so far! If you would like to receive our e-Newsletter, which will include announcements about upcoming events like these, in your inbox, sign up to our mailing list.


El Departamento de Ministerios Pastorales está organizando reuniones virtuales para discutir más sobre las mejores prácticas ministeriales y para seguir con el debate de nuestra reunión anterior. ¡Gracias a todos los que han participado en nuestras diversas reuniones hasta ahora! Si desea recibir nuestro boletín electrónico, que incluirá anuncios sobre próximos eventos como este, en su bandeja de entrada, inscríbase en nuestra lista de correo.


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Ministry-Based Gatherings


Accompanying Our Leaders Series

The Department for Pastoral Ministries is hosting regular meetings with Parish leadership. During these meetings, we discuss best ministry practices that the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed to us in this Archdiocese.

Accompanying Our Leaders Series

Date | FechaTopic | Tema
04/14/2021Rolling Away the Stone
Guests/Hosts:
 Peter J. Ductrám, Aarón Castillo, Gloria Zapiain, Elizabeth “Liz” Ortiz
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01/27/2021Lenten Journey
Guests/Hosts:
 Louise Ann Siller, Auxiliary Bishop Michael Boulette
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06/10/2020Encountering the Ones on the Peripheries of this New Digital World
Guests/Hosts:
 Peter J. Ductrám, Gloria Zapiain
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05/27/2020Discovering New Best Practices
Guests/Hosts: 
Peter J. Ductrám,Gloria Zapiain, Fr. Heliodoro Lucatero
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05/13/2020Returning to Mass with Joy and Prudence
Guests/Hosts:
 Peter J. Ductrám, Gloria Zapiain, Joan Martinez, Aarón Castillo, Lizett Farias
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04/29/2020Towards Pentecost: Leadership in Times of COVID-19
Guests/Hosts: 
Peter J. Ductrám, Gloria Zapiain, Aarón Castillo, Lizett Farias, Fr. Heliodoro Lucatero
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04/14/2020United as an Easter People in Time of COVID-19
Guests/Hosts: 
Bishop Michael Boulette, Peter J. Ductrám, Gloria Zapiain, Aarón Castillo, Joan Martinez
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04/03/2020Accompanying our Leaders with Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS
Guests/Hosts: 
Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, Peter J. Ductrám, Fr. Heliodoro Lucatero, Lizett Farias, Aarón Castillo, Joan Martinez, Gloria Zapiain
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04/02/2020Accompanying our Pastoral Ministers with Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS
Guests/Hosts: 
Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, Peter J. Ductrám, Fr. Heliodoro Lucatero, Lizett Farias, Aarón Castillo, Joan Martinez, Gloria Zapiain
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Coffee & Ministry

Coffee and Ministry, dialogue hosted by Peter J. Ductrám from Institute for Lay Ecclesial Ministry and Service, are virtual meetings for dialogue relevant to our faith as we navigate through these challenging times. Come, let’s talk about faith!

Coffee & Ministry


Date | FechaTopic | Tema
12/14/2020Fratelli Tutti: A Path Open to the Whole World
Guests/Hosts: Lori Peery, Marcos G. Martínez
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12/11/2020Fratelli Tutti: Una camino abierto para todo el mundo
Guests/Hosts: Aarón Castillo, Marcos G. Martínez
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10/12/2020Transformed by Hope: Unpacking our Archbishop’s Pastoral Letter
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10/09/2020Transformados por la Esperanza: Desempacando la Carta Pastoral de nuestro Arzobispo
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09/14/2020The Culture of Life
Guests/Hosts: Beth Byron, Kari Stewart, Aarón Castillo
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09/11/2020La Cultura de la Vida
Guests/Hosts: Jessy Lira, Gladis Gonzalez, Aarón Castillo
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08/17/2020Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of Laudato Si’
Guests/Hosts: Yvonne Dilling, Rebecca Simmons
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08/14/2020Celebrando el Quinto Aniversario de Laudato Si’
Guests/Hosts: Yvonne Dilling, Aarón Castillo
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07/13/2020Catholic and American: What Comes First?
Guests/Hosts: Aarón Castillo
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07/10/2020Catolico y Estado Unidense: ¿Cual es Primero?
Guests/Hosts: Aarón Castillo
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06/22/2020A Spirituality of Peace and Joy
Guests/Hosts: Father Rodolfo Caballero
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06/19/2020Una Espiritualidad de Paz y Regocijo
Guests/Hosts: Hna. Ana Cecilia Montalvo, FSpS
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06/15/2020The Vocation of the Minister in Times of COVID-19
Guests/Hosts: Fr. Wayne Cavalier, O.P. D.Min.
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06/12/2020La Vocación del Ministro en Tiempos de COVID-19
Guests/Hosts: Jose Matos Auffant, Director Ejecutivo de Misión
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06/08/2020Open Wide Our Hearts: USCCB Pastoral Letter Against Racism
Guests/Hosts: Aarón Castillo
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06/05/2020Abrir de par en par Nuestros Corazones: Carta Pastoral de USCCB Contra el Racismo
Guests/Hosts: Aarón Castillo
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06/01/2020Dealing with Grieving and Trauma in times of COVID-19
Guests/Hosts: Dr. Antonio Ramirez de Leon, PhD, D.Min, LPC-S
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05/29/2020Lidiando con Dolor y Trauma en Tiempos de COVID-19
Guests/Hosts: Dr. Antonio Ramirez de Leon, PhD, D.Min, LPC-S
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05/26/2020The Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Guests/Hosts: Margaret Pruett, Sr. Ana Cecilia Montalvo, FSpS
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05/22/2020Los Dones del Espíritu Santo
Guests/Hosts: Hna. Ana Cecilia Montalvo, FSpS, Hna. Elizabeth Ann Guerrero, MCDP
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05/18/2020Celebrating Faith with Prudence and Joy
Guests/Hosts: Aarón Castillo, Lizett Farias, Gloria Zapiain
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05/15/2020Celebrando Nuestra Fe con Prudencia y Regocijo
Guests/Hosts: Aarón Castillo, Lizett Farias, Gloria Zapiain
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05/11/2020Family as Domestic Church: Renewing the Sacramentals
Guests/Hosts: Lizett Farias
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05/08/2020La Familia Iglesia Domestica: Renovando Los Signos Sacramentales
Guests/Hosts: Lizett Farias
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05/04/2020Christus Vivit: Mercy, Creativity and Hope
Guests/Hosts: Aarón Castillo
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05/01/2020Christus Vivit: Misericordia, Creatividad y Esperanza
Guests/Hosts: Aarón Castillo
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04/27/2020Easter People? Witnessing Christ from the living room to HEB!
Guests/Hosts: Gloria Zapiain
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04/24/2020Pueblo Pascua? Testigos de Cristo desde la sala al HEB!
Guests/Hosts: Gloria Zapiain
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04/20/2020Spiritual Communion in times of pandemic
Guests/Hosts: Fr. Heliodoro Lucatero
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04/17/2020Comunion Espiritual en tiempos de pandemia
Guests/Hosts: P. Heliodoro Lucatero
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Ministry-Based Gatherings

The Department for Pastoral Ministries is hosting virtual meetings to further discuss best ministry practices and to follow up with discussion from our previous meeting. Thank you to all who have participated in our various meetings so far!

Ministry-Based Gatherings


Date | FechaTopic | Tema
Dec. 2020Catechumenate for Children Training
Guests/Hosts:
 Gloria Zapiain, Lizett Farias
Ministry: Catechetical LeadersYouth
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Sept. 2020Virtual Orientation for New or Nearly New Parish Catechetical Leaders
Guests/Hosts: 
Gloria Zapiain, Lizett Farias, Peter J. Ductrám, Storie Arredondo, Rick Olivares
Ministry: Catechetical Leaders
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Aug. 2020Accompanying Our Formation Leaders: Session on the Guidelines for Developing Programming for all Sacramental Preparation, Faith Formation, Youth Ministry, and RCIA
Guests/Hosts: 
Gloria Zapiain, Lizett Farias
Ministry: Catechetical LeadersYouth
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07/14/2020Signs of Holiness in Today’s World
Guests/Hosts: Fr. Krikor G. Chahin
Ministry: Young Adult
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06/27/2020Días de Estudio RICA 2020: Español, Presentación 4, El Sacerdote en el Equipo de RICA: Compartiendo la visión del Proceso de RICA, colaboración en catequesis y liturgia
Guests/Hosts: P. Heliodoro Lucatero
Ministry: Líderes y equipos de RICA
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06/27/2020Días de Estudio RICA 2020: Español, Presentación 3, Discernimiento y Escrutinio: Qué son, cómo se llevan a cabo, con quien se celebran, y porque son necesarios?
Guests/Hosts: Dra. Dolores Martinez, P. Heliodoro Lucatero
Ministry: Líderes y equipos de RICA
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06/27/2020Días de Estudio RICA 2020: Español, Presentación 2, ¿Cómo comenzar el RICA segun el Rito? La Formación del Equipo y la Apertura del Proceso al Público: Parte II
Guests/Hosts: Dra. Dolores Martinez
Ministry: Líderes y equipos de RICA
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06/27/2020Días de Estudio RICA 2020: Español, Presentación 1, ¿Cómo comenzar el RICA segun el Rito? La Formación del Equipo y la Apertura del Proceso al Público: Parte I
Guests/Hosts: Dra. Dolores Martinez
Ministry: Líderes y equipos de RICA
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06/20/2020RCIA Study Days 2020: Experienced Track, Conclusion
Guests/Hosts: Gloria Zapiain, Dr. Rose Marden, Dr. Dolores Martinez
Ministry: RCIA Leaders & Teams
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06/20/2020RCIA Study Days 2020: Experienced Track, Presentation 4, Going to the Summit: Nurturing a Vibrant Catholic Life
Guests/Hosts: Dr. Dolores Martinez
Ministry: RCIA Leaders & Teams
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06/20/2020RCIA Study Days 2020: Experienced Track, Presentation 3, Discernment: Are Participants Ready for the Next Rite?
Guests/Hosts: Dr. Rose Marden
Ministry: RCIA Leaders & Teams
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06/20/2020RCIA Study Days 2020: Experienced Track, Presentation 2, Maintaining the Integrity of the Process
Guests/Hosts: Dr. Dolores Martinez
Ministry: RCIA Leaders & Teams
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06/20/2020RCIA Study Days 2020: Experienced Track, Presentation 1, Ongoing Team Formation
Guests/Hosts: Dr. Dolores Martinez
Ministry: RCIA Leaders & Teams
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06/13/2020RCIA Study Days 2020: New Track, Conclusion
Guests/Hosts: Gloria Zapiain, Dr. Rose Marden
Ministry: RCIA Leaders & Teams
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06/13/2020RCIA Study Days 2020: New Track, Presentation 4, Coming Home: Period of Purification & Enlightenment, Sacraments of Initiation, and Period of Mystagogy, Preparing for the Life of Grace
Guests/Hosts: Gloria Zapiain
Ministry: RCIA Leaders & Teams
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06/13/2020RCIA Study Days 2020: New Track, Presentation 3, Moving Forward—Catechesis, Liturgy and Accompaniment
Guests/Hosts: Gloria Zapiain
Ministry: RCIA Leaders & Teams
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06/13/2020RCIA Study Days 2020: New Track, Presentation 2, Getting Started—Teams and the Precatechumeate, Part II
Guests/Hosts: Dr. Rose Marden
Ministry: RCIA Leaders & Teams
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06/13/2020RCIA Study Days 2020: New Track, Presentation 1, Getting Started—Teams and the Precatechumeate, Part I
Guests/Hosts: Dr. Rose Marden
Ministry: RCIA Leaders & Teams
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06/09/2020Young Adult Ministry Leadership Series: The Way of Beauty
Guests/Hosts: Aarón Castillo, Secretariat Director for Mission, Life, Justice, Peace, and Young Adults
Ministry: Young Adult
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05/19/2020Young Adult Ministry Leadership Series: Implementing Christus Vivit in Times of COVID-19
Guests/Hosts: Jonathan Lewis, Synod Auditor, Archdiocese of Washington
Ministry: Young Adult
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05/19/2020Going Forward as Parishes begin to Reopen in the time of COVID-19
Guests/Hosts: Gloria Zapiain, Lizett Farias
Ministry: Catechetical LeadersYouth
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04/28/2020Vocation and Discernment According to Christus Vivit
Guests/Hosts: Fr. Jonathan Felux
Ministry: Young Adult
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04/26/2020Marrying the Spiritual and the Practical in Times of Pandemic
Guests/Hosts: Bridget Brennan, Jerome Shen
Ministry: Family & Marriage
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04/24/2020Casando lo Espiritual y lo Práctico en Tiempos de Pandemia
Guests/Hosts: Dr. Valentin Ekiaka Nzai
Ministry: Familia y matrimonio
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04/21/2020How do we better equip Parents to be Primary Educators in the time of CV19
Guests/Hosts: Gloria Zapiain
Ministry: Catechetical Leaders
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04/17/2020Serving Youth in the Midst of the Pandemic
Guests/Hosts: Lizett Farias
Ministry: Youth
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