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Monday Message, January 17, 2022
KNOW This week is our next Clergy Check In. Please encourage your clergy to check in and join us for a conversation. Confirmation Directives and Planning Sheet for 2022 (Spring)… Read More
Monday Message, January 10, 2022
KNOW Tomorrow is our first Parish Leader Check In of the year. There is much to talk about: Spring Confirmations, Rite of Election, this blasted virus and its change on… Read More
Monday Message, December 13, 2021
KNOW This week please join us for the conversation on gender identity. Roy Petitfils will lead our discussion at St. Catherine of Siena in Trumbull on December 14th from 9… Read More
Monday Message, December 6, 2021
KNOW This week sees the second installment of our face-to-face quarterly meetings with faith formation leaders. Please sign up if you are attending. Our speaker will be Ela Milewska from… Read More
Monday Message, November 29, 2021
KNOW This week, we have our Parish Leader Check In. Please join us for discussion about the Bishop’s letter to parents, update on parish visits, and more. To join the… Read More
Monday Message, November 15, 2021
KNOW We have our Parish Leader Check In this week. Please find the link here and join us to discuss: Adult Confirmation workshop Best practices meeting RCIA Collaborative Online Directory… Read More
Monday Message, November 8, 2021
KNOW I know that several local governments have changed their COVID requirements. Young children who are not yet vaccinated should still wear masks for faith formation – and so should… Read More
Monday Message, November 1, 2021
KNOW The online directory is now live. Please take a look and send corrections to institute@diobpt.org. If you see that someone is missing, you can send that information too. Our… Read More

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Wednesday, January 05, 2022
Confirmation Sponsors: Norms and Forms - Updated
NEW! These go into effect in January 2022. Confirmation Planning Sheet  (Click to download Word doc) Directives for Confirmations Jan 2022 (Click to download Word doc) Previously posted information: Memo –… Read More
Monday, December 06, 2021
Conversation on Gender Identity
Please be sure to share this with your pastors, principals, counselors, and others on your team that might wish to participate. To register, simply email institute@diobpt.org and let us know… Read More
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Evangelus Offer
If you have not yet reviewed Evangelus and their offer for a free communication tool for 10 parishes, please do so today. Email me if you wish to be included.… Read More
Monday, August 23, 2021
LEAD Reports
Please see the report below. It shows all those who receive email alerts from LEAD (weekly reports). If your parish has “null” that means no one is getting the report.… Read More
Monday, May 31, 2021
Calendar for 21-22
The calendar of events for 2021-2022 is now available. Look on the events page for more complete details. If you are interested in hosting an event at your parish, please… Read More
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Study Guides for Directory for Catechesis
I am happy to share the Leaders and Participants Guides and Participants Guides for the new Directory for Catechesis. We strongly encourage you to set time aside as a parish catechetical leadership team to read and discuss the… Read More
Friday, May 07, 2021
Formation for Catechists
Please feel free to distribute to your catechists. It will help them sign up for formation if they have not done so already. I know some of you have sent… Read More
Thursday, May 06, 2021
Confirmation Directives as of 9/1/21
Please make sure these directives are followed for all the celebrations of Confirmation AFTER September 1, 2021. Directives for Confirmations.2021-22 (Word) Directives for Confirmations.2021-22  (PDF)
Thursday, May 06, 2021
Universal Prayers for Confirmation
As per the request of some of you, I am uploading the Universal Prayers to be used for the celebration of Confirmation in parishes. As always, please let me know… Read More