Ministry of Care Training 2022 (For New Ministers)

Posted on September 5, 2022 by Published by

New Ministers of Care are urgently needed to serve parishioners at Our Lady of the Wayside.  Training will take place on two consecutive Saturdays (September 17 and 24) at:

St. Francis de Sales Parish
Ministry Center
135 S. Buesching Road
Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047

Full participation in both training sessions will fulfill Archdiocesan requirements for mandation.

Topics and Presenters:

 Saturday, September 17th

    • 8:45-9:00: Sign-in
    • 9:00-10:45: Spirituality in the Ministry – Marlene Sweeney
    • Break:  15 minutes
    • 11:00-12:30: The Experience of Suffering—Andrea Hug
    • Lunch: 12:30-1:00
    • 1:00-2:45: Ministerial Procedures—Diane Yannotta
    • 2:50-3:00: Wrap-up, Closing prayer

Saturday, September 24th   

    • 8:45-9:00: Sign-in
    • 9:00-10:45: Pastoral Communication Skills—Amy Florian
    • Break: 15 minutes
    • 11:00-12:30: Prayer in Care Ministry—Sister Carrie Miller SLW
    • Lunch: 12:30-1:00
    • 1:00-2:45: Theology of the Eucharist—Msgr. John Canary
    • 2:45-3:00: Closing prayer, blessing and sending forth

Food:  You are asked to bring your own brown bag lunch. A continental breakfast will be provided by St. Francis de Sales as well as beverages for lunch.

Reservations:  Please contact Kathy O’Neill at or 224-518-1780 prior to registering for this workshop. Registration will be through the Archdiocese website at If you have any questions please reach out to Kathy O’Neill.

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