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Fri, Nov 15


Our Lady of Mercy

A weekend with Fr. Ricky Manalo

Being Christ to One Another: Intercultural Skills for Liturgical Ministers

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A weekend with Fr. Ricky Manalo
A weekend with Fr. Ricky Manalo

Time & Location

Nov 15, 2019, 7:00 PM – Nov 16, 2019, 3:30 PM

Our Lady of Mercy , 9200 Kentsdale Dr, Potomac, MD 20854, USA

About The Event

Friday, November 15  - 7pm - Buffet dinner, a talk from Fr. Ricky and night prayer led by Fr. Ricky - all pastorial musicians are welcome - $25

Saturday, November 16 - Registration from 9:30a-10:00a; Event from 10:00a - 3:30p - light breakfast and lunch included - open to all liturgical ministers (cantors, choir members, ushers, greeters, lectors, clergy, Eucharistic ministers and members of the assembly)  - $50

Today every parish is composed of a diversity of cultural groups based on ethnicities, races, generations, social classes, ideologies, etc.  How do we balance our unity in Christ in the context of such diversity while welcoming all around the table? 

Join us for a sequence of dynamic presentations, music, and prayer as we explore how we may better celebrate our liturgies in increasingly diverse communities.  Topics will include: intercultural competence in liturgical ministry; parameters for interacting with other cultural groups; leadership styles and approaches; inter-cultural music-making; and ecclesial integration versus assimilation. We will be renewed in spirit, heart, and voice!  

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