Mentoring in Ministry
St. Teresa of Calcutta stated that, “I never look at the masses as my responsibility; I look at the individual. I can only love one person at a time, just one, one, one. . . So you begin. I began – I picked up one person. Maybe if I didn't pick up that one person, I wouldn't have picked up forty-two thousand. . . The same thing goes for you, the same thing in your family, the same thing in your church, your community. Just begin – one, one, one.” All conversion is local. Formation in the faith is always first and foremost God’s attentive presence to the individual. From this principle arises the importance of mentorship, and for that guidance to be proximal and personal: a mentoring accompaniment. This workshop encourages all those in any form of ministry to discover by experience the value of making the effort to be more personally available to people.