So much of what the Office of Evangelization and Family Life does is done in person. The lockdown forced them to find new ways to deliver the same great resources and trainings online.

  • EFLM held three online training courses for parish leaders on three leading evangelization tools: ChristLife, Alpha, and the Discovery study from Catholic Christian Outreach. 26 parish leaders participated and seven Discovery groups have been or are about to be launched in parishes.
  • Marriage Prep leaders have met weekly to share support and resources and pray together through the Book of Acts.
  • Hispanic Evangelization has gathered youth and young adult leaders every week in “Café Virtual” to explore and pray through recent writings of the Popes.
  • Hispanic Evangelization held a webinar for young adults that was viewed by over 600 people.
  • Youth Ministry gathered youth ministers weekly for formation and to share best practices of continuing youth ministry during quarantine.