Fall, 2020

Cyber-Catechesis: Using Virtual Formats with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth

September 16, 2020 - Presented by Sr. Kathleen Schipani, IHM - Director of the Office for Persons with Disabilities and Deaf Apostolate, Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and Rev. Shawn Carey - Director of the Office of the Deaf Apostolate, Archdiocese of Boston: This webinar explores aspects of virtual learning for faith formation of Deaf/Hard of Hearing youth. We will consider how to plan, record, and present live distance learning. Platforms, resources and challenges will be discussed.

Managing Anxiety and Stress during a Pandemic: Support Your Flock

October, 14, 2020 - Presented by Laureen Lynch-Ryan - Coordinator of the Office of Deaf Ministry, Archdiocese of Washington D.C.: Laureen reviews key aspects of anxiety and stress, addresses unique issues during COVID-19 and provides tips and resources for support.

The Coming of the Holy Spirit

November 17, 2020 - Presented by Deacon Patrick Graybill - Diocesan Liaison for Deaf Ministry, Diocese of Rochester, New York: During this webinar, Patrick compares our current circumstances and emotions with those of Jesus' disciples who had just experienced Jesus' ascension. He also talks about the gift of the Holy Spirit, and our daily responsibilities as Jesus' discipes.