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Pastoral Accompaniment (PA) Track

The primary aim of this three-part series of workshops is those working in any ministry setting, clergy or laity, whose interactions with others imply a need for mentoring skills, evangelical hospitality, ongoing pastoral interactions in the course of catechetical work, small group facilitation, parenting and nurturing ability, and intercessory prayer outreach.  Anyone who has some degree of the care of souls can benefit significantly from these workshops.  This track is divided in three areas of emphasis in pastoral accompaniment: 1) mentoring, 2) spiritual guidance, and 3) counseling.  Workshops in each these areas are not designed for professional counselors, spiritual directors, or similar niche roles, but instead for those in more general catechetical or ministerial roles to inculcate skills that greatly enhance a person’s ability to serve God’s work in others.  This track’s diverse content is also applicable to every parent, every priest, and every parishioner who understands the demanding call upon all baptized believers to love generously and serve sacrificially.

We recommend to take these courses in the order they appear, although it is not required to do so.
Courses of StudyProgressLast viewed
Mentoring Focus
The Chief Characteristics of MentorshipComing Soon!
Discipling AdultsComing Soon!
Key Virtues: Gentleness & PatienceComing Soon!
Key Virtues: Hospitality & KindnessComing Soon!
Key Virtues: Non-Judgmentalism & MercyComing Soon!
Mentoring Specific Groups
Mentoring Within a FamilyComing Soon!
Mentoring Within a ParishComing Soon!
Mentoring Among PriestsComing Soon!
Mentoring Among School TeachersComing Soon!
Mentoring Among Catechetical LeadersComing Soon!
Looking to the Saints
Mentoring From Saints for MenComing Soon!
Mentoring From Saints for WomenComing Soon!
Mentoring From Saints for YouthComing Soon!
Looking Forward
What is the Way Forward for a Diocese, Parish, School or Family to Develop Mentoring Skills?Coming Soon!
Spirituality Focus
Being Guided & Guiding SoulsIn Progress
The Most Important Life: Gospel Patterns of Jesus' LifeComing Soon!
The Gospel of the Holy Spirit: Evangelization Priorities in the Book of ActsComing Soon!
Relational Development
Vocational SpiritualityComing Soon!
Spiritual Friendship & CompanionshipComing Soon!
Spiritual AccountabilityComing Soon!
Self-Awareness & Self-KnowledgeComing Soon!
Ministerial Development
Intercession MinistryComing Soon!
Spiritual Guidance & DirectionComing Soon!
Catechesis & Deliverance/HealingComing Soon!
Spiritual MasterworksComing Soon!
Looking Forward
What is the Way Forward for a Diocese, Parish, School or Family to Develop Spiritual Accompaniment?Coming Soon!
Counseling Focus
Basic Counseling TechniquesComing Soon!
Catechesis & CounselingComing Soon!
Building the Mentoring Relationship: Empathic ListeningIn Progress
Building the Mentoring Relationship: Asking Good QuestionsIn Progress
Counseling Towards VocationComing Soon!
Counseling Specific Groups
Helping ChildrenComing Soon!
Helping AdolescentsComing Soon!
Helping AdultsComing Soon!
Counseling ScenariosComing Soon!
Crisis & ConflictComing Soon!
Suffering & DeathComing Soon!
Looking Forward
What is the Way Forward for a Diocese, Parish, School or Family to Develop Counseling Skills?Coming Soon!
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