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Leaders' Session

Help Your Teens Be Positively Dangerous 

Thursday, November 17th

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

St. John the Baptist, Kenmore, Reina Room

All parish and high school ministry leaders are welcome!  

Join us for an evening with Frank Mercadante, nationally known presenter and author of the book, Positively Dangerous, to explore ways that we can inspire our teens to apply their natural energy, enthusiasm, and idealism to living and spreading the gospel.  Positively Dangerous is a resource that you may choose to use in your faith formation, Confirmation, or youth ministry program, and it's also the theme of the 2017 Diocesan Youth Convention.  We'll discuss innovative ways that you can use these concepts, this book and/or the Convention in your ministry efforts. 

There is no cost to attend, but preregistration is encouraged. Click here to register online! 

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Clergy In-Service 

Engaging a New Generation

Friday, November 18th

12 PM to 3 PM

Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora

ALL Priests and Deacons welcome!

Engaging a New Generation is a dynamic clergy in-service that addresses the realities of 21st century ministry with our younger generations. This eye-opening seminar clearly articulates the challenges and keys to reaching today's youth and young adults.

No cost to attend! Preregistration required. Click here to register online!

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Youth Workers' Session

Making Disciples for a New Generation

Saturday, November 19th

9 AM to 3 PM (Lunch Included)

Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora

ALL who work with teens are welcome to join us for the day!

This workshop will give you the skills and strategies for growing mature teen disciples in today's world!  Designed for ALL adults who work with middle school and high school youth - catechists, youth ministry volunteers, middle school and high school religion teachers, scout leaders, etc. - this day-long event will nourish YOUR mind, heart and soul so that you can better reach the minds, hearts and souls of our young people.  The day will help you connect spiritually with today's youth, understand the distinct characteristics of today's generations of youth, and learn how to evangelize and form disciples with these generations.

The cost is $10 per person nd preregistration is required. Click here to register online!