Sophia Institute Workshop 2019


Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM CDT
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St. Benedict Church 
1419 St. Benedict Street
Duluth, MN 55811

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Annette Merritt 
Diocese of Duluth 

Sophia Institute Workshop: Proclaiming the Kingdom 

At this workshop, you will:

  • Renew your calling to share the faith through inspiring presentations from two of our many dynamic presenters.
  • Receive beautiful, practical, catechist-written and tested supplemental resources to help support you in your mission as a catechist.
  • Be honored for your work with a free catered breakfast and lunch and a chance for collaboration, prayer and reflection.

The optional presentation at 8:30 AM includes breakfast and an overview of the Sophia Institute's curriculum, including "Spirit of Truth" and "Family of Faith."

The workshop officially begins at 10:00 AM with Mass and ends at 4:00 PM.* 

Free registration opens on August 13th first for Diocese of Duluth residents.  Guests from other dioceses may register for $25 beginning on September 1st.  

This event is free to Diocese of Duluth residents due to a grant from the CREED Fund.  Thank you!

Presenters: Jose Gonzalez and Prof. Scott Sollom

For the most up-to-date detailed schedule of the day with talk descriptions and presenter biographies, please click here

   *Updated 8/29/19

8:30am  Optional Breakfast and Check-in
9:00am Optional Presentation: Sophia Institute for Teachers Resources Review
9:45am Break/Check-in Continues
10:00am Holy Mass
10:45am Program Introduction
11:15am   "The Jesus Elevator Pitch"
"Thy Kingdom Come"
12:30pm Lunch
1:15pm "The Kingdom of Heaven is at Hand"
2:00pm Break
2:15pm "The Kerygma and Evangelization"
3:00pm "Apples to Kerygma"
3:45-4:00pm Additional Resources, Evaluation