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Disciples on the Way

DisciplesOnTheWayCover"Disciples on the Way" is an invitation from Bishop Ricken to all Catholics of the Diocese of Green Bay to embark upon a missionary journey into the new evangelization. Released in the Spring of 2014, this invitation is a deepening of the first pastoral letter entitled "Parishes: Called to Be Holy, Fully Engaged, Fully Alive" and is a response to the increased emphasis within the universal church focused on the new evangelization.

The diocesan journey is divided into three emphases over the coming six years:

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Bishop Ricken's pastoral reflection for Phase 1 of Disciples on the Way is entitled "Teach My People to Pray" and was released in August of 2014. "The call of these first two years, is to put first things first, which is all about establishing priorities centered around God; especially in our time, our talent and our treasure, our prayer, our service, and our sharing. I would like to invite all the faithful in the Diocese to take the next step in deepening our prayer lives," Bishop Ricken notes.


Pastoral-Reflection-Teach-My-People-to-Pray-coverA Pastoral Reflection, Teach My People to Pray

"Teach My People to Pray" is Bishop Ricken's pastoral reflection for Phase 1: Formation in Prayer & Holiness (2014-15) for Disciples on the Way.

"The call of these first two years, is to put first things first, which is all about establishing priorities centered around God; especially in our time, our talent and our treasure, our prayer, our service, and our sharing. I would like to invite all the faithful in the Diocese to take the next step in deepening our prayer lives," Bishop Ricken notes.

As Bishop Ricken puts it: "Responding to the deep desire of our parishes to embrace and embody the New Evangelization, we must begin as 'Disciples on the Way' with a two-year emphasis on prayer. During these first two years, we will strive to answer the Lord's call to "teach my people to pray.'"

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Resource-Booklet-CoverTeach My People to Pray: Implementation Guide

Parishes are encouraged to use the accompanying implementation guide for "Teach My People to Pray," compiled by the Department of New Evangelization, as a resource to create their pastoral ministry plans. The suggestions are a starting point to foster a culture of intentional discipleship in your parish.

Every parish in their spiritual tradition, structure and composition, is asked to implement and focus on these and other ideas to fit their particular needs. A willingness to be bold and look afresh at the parish through the new evangelization is encouraged!

In his invitation to "Disciples on the Way," Bishop Ricken asks us "all to focus very clearly on the call to renew our prayer lives by by establishing and deepening our relationship with with Jesus Christ and His Holy Church."

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DisciplesOnTheWayCoverDisciples on the Way: An Invitation

"Disciples on the Way" is an invitation from Bishop Ricken to embark on a missionary journey into the new evangelization. It deepens the first pastoral letter, "Parishes: Called to Be Holy, Fully Engaged, Fully Alive," and responds to the increasing emphasis in the universal church on the new evangelization.

As Bishop Ricken puts it: "I would like to invite everyone to a journey; a journey of deepening our prayer life, of learning to be better disciples ourselves and of making disciples of others for the sake of the Kingdom of God. I invite each and every one of you to journey as the body of Christ with your Pastor or Pastoral leader and with your fellow parishioners in living out this 'mission map' as a 'Disciple on the Way.'"

The journey is divided into three emphases: Formation in Prayer and Holiness (2014-16), Formation in Discipleship (2016-18), and Formation in Mission (2018-20).

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Disciples on the Way Year IIDisciples on the Way: Year II

In this second year of "Disciples on the Way," an invitation from Bishop Ricken to embark on a missionary journey into the new evangelization, he asks "that you continue to seek ways to pray together in your household and grow to love the Lord and the church. I especially ask you to transform your home into a school of prayer and love by making the Holy Family of Jesus, Joseph and Mary your model and example."

Bishop Ricken continues: "In the words of St. John Paul II, the mission of the family is to 'guard, reveal and communicate love' (1) and the family serves as a school of compassion, respect, humility and forgiveness in the midst of a world darkened by self-absorption, conflict and selfishness. Whether you live by yourself or with others, your home is a household of faith where Christ is at the center of your life."

Reprinted from The Compass.

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Regional Presentation for Year II

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Presentation at regional gatherings of Parish Staff and Parish Leadership explororing a number of parish opportunities to promote and embrace Teach My People to Pray: Year II of Disciples on the Way.

Resources include Bishop Ricken's Top 10 Ways to Build a Household of Prayer, the Dedication of Households to the Holy Family, the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Consecration of Households to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Household Family Prayers, opportunities during the year, and more!

 

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Please note: The link below is for a PDF eBook file which can be read in the Adobe PDF Reader as well as other commercial eBook readers. It may take a few moments to download depending on your connection speed.


All-Household Holy Family Mailing | La Sagrada Familia que fueron enviados por correo

MockTentFront 2016Easy-to-print prayer resources from
the All-Household Holy Family
Mailing:
  • Bishop Ricken's letter
  • Diocesan Household Prayer
    of Dedication to the Holy
    Family
  • Meal prayers, a guide to the Rosary, and more!

Aquí puede encontrar e imprimir fácilmente los recursos y materiales sobre
  • La Sagrada Familia que fueron enviados por correo:
  • Carta del Obispo Ricken
  • Oración Familiar Diocesano para la ded icación
  • ¡Oraciones para antes de la comida, una guía para rezar el Rosario, y más!
 
 
Quarterly Prayer Resources for Families & Parishes

April-May-June 2016

Pastoral-Reflection-Teach-My-People-to-Pray-coverIf you have any further questions please contact:
Dianne Vadney, Family Life Coordinator
920-272-8345 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Quarterly resource for "Teach My People to Pray," Bishop Ricken's two-year focus on establishing priorities centered around God, especially in time, talent, treasure, prayer, service, and sharing. We invite you to use these prayers, ideas, resources, and activities in your household or parish to foster a deeper family spirituality. Whatever your family looks like, your home is a household of faith with Christ at the center.

We suggest that you use the seasons, special days, weeks of awareness, and holy days as an idea springboard for your own family. Cook a special meal, plan an adventure, do a craft, or say a coordinating prayer to go along with these dates!

Please note: The PDF link below is for an eBook file that can be read in the Adobe PDF Reader and other commercial eBook readers. It may take a few moments to download depending on your connection speed. We also are providing it as a Word document for easy cut-and-paste.

 


Third Quarter (January-March 2016) Prayer Resources for Families & Parishes

 


Second Quarter (October-December 2015) Prayer Resources for Families & Parishes

 


First Quarter (September 2015) Prayer Resources for Families & Parishes


2011-Pastoral-Letter-CoverParishes: Called to be Holy, Fully Engaged, Fully Alive

On Pentecost in 2011, Bishop Ricken published a pastoral letter, "Parishes: Called to be Holy, Fully Engaged, Fully Alive," in which he says: "the parish is the place where the people of God gather to offer worship and sacrifice to God and where they grow in deeper intimacy with Christ and the church through the sacramental life of faith."

As Bishop Ricken puts it: "In a world that has become very secularized and is losing sight of God, it is incredibly important for all of us who are members of the church to help to satisfy the great hunger for holiness and for meaning in life through spirituality. Some people are embracing other religions or even migrating to 'New Age' philosophies that can never compare with the truth and the great treasury of spiritual wisdom that is contained in the Catholic Church."

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Bishop-Ricken-CrestIntroductory Letter and Invitation from Bishop David Ricken
on the Feast of Christ the King

The following letter was distributed and shared with parishes on the weekend of November 22 and 23, 2014. We encourage you to reflect on Bishop Ricken's invitation, and to share it with others. Parishes are welcome to download this document and post it to their own websites.