Session Two Conversation Partner: To Serve Within the Church


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The themes of Session Two include:

  • Meaning and purpose of Church
  • A spirituality of community
  • Canon law as applied to sponsorship
  • The prophetic role of sponsor

Participants are expected to enter fully into a formational experience that enables them to articulate and integrate the foundational elements of Catholic health care sponsorship. At the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Understand the meaning and purpose of Church
  • Articulate the meaning of mission in relationship to ministry
  • Recognize the underlying principles of a spirituality of community
  • Understand basic aspects of canon law as applied to sponsorship
  • Appreciate the prophetic role of sponsor

Rev. Charles Bouchard, OP

Senior Director, Theology & Sponsorship, Catholic Health Association

Sr. Ellen M. Dauwer, SC

Executive Director, Religious Formation Conference

Thomas H. Morris

Chief Sponsorship & Theology Officer, Bon Secours Mercy Health

Diarmuid Rooney, M.S.Psych., M.T.S., D.Soc.Admin.

Senior Director, Ministry Formation, Catholic Health Association

Lori Ashmore-Ruppel

Director, Sponsor Services, Catholic Health Association

Mary Anne Sladich-Lantz

Group Vice President, Ministry Leadership Formation Providence, St. Joseph Health

Rev. Francis G. Morrisey, OMI, Ph.D., JCD

Session One Review Videos
Session One Review: Called to Serve
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Open to view video. The following video is a review of the presentation Called to Serve from Session One.
Session One Review: Spirituality and Spiritual Practices
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Open to view video. This is review video for the presentation Spirituality and Spiritual Practices from Session One.
Session One Review: Ministry of Sponsorship
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Open to view video. This is a review video for the presentation Ministry of Sponsorship from Session One.
Session One Review: Gospel Values for Catholic Health Care
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Open to view video. This video is a review of the presentation Gospel Values for Catholic Health Care from Session One.
Pre-Reads
Pre-Read Session Two
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Session Two Pre-Work Videos
Pre-Work Video: History of Church
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Open to view video. This video is a short overview of the history of Church as explained by Thomas Morris
Pre-Work Video: Models of the Church Part II
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Open to view video. This the second part of a video about the Models of the Church as defined by Avery Dulles. After watching the video two Models of the Church videos, choose one of the models of the Church. How do you see the model lived out in your health care ministry? Your reflection can be recorded in your Session Two journal.
Pre-Work Video: Models of the Church Part I
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Open to view video. This is part one of a video on the Models of the Church as defined by Avery Dulles.
Participant Materials
Participant Journal
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Vision Divina
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Lectio Divinia
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Presenter Sr. Sharon Euart, RSM
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Session Summary
Session Two Summary Report
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Open to download resource.