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A Catholic Stewardship, Leadership & Advancement Podcast

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64. Engaging Young Adults

Today’s Show Join us as we kick off our mini-series “Advancing Our Church Through Challenging Times” with our first session, “Engaging Young Adults.” The impact of COVID-19 has been felt by all ages, but how has the pandemic affected young adults? What will be the impact on Church engagement? Can we build a bridge between generations as we protect those who are most vulnerable? We discuss these questions and much more with our expert panel. Our Panelists Join our expert panel of ministry leaders for this critical discussion, featuring: Peter Blute, Vice President for the national office of Young Catholic Professionals, Paul Edward Jarzembowski, Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Nicole Perone, Archdiocesan Director of Adult Faith Formation, Archdiocese of Hartford and Fr. Ryan Lerner, Chaplain of the St. Thomas More Catholic Chapel and Center at Yale University. To sign up for our live webinar series, please click here. Advancing Our Church Through Challenging Times Please click below to watch the full presentation. Session One Recap: Download the recap as a PDF

74 MIN3 d ago
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64. Engaging Young Adults

63. A Pastor’s Perspective Through COVID-19

On Today’s Show: How are pastor’s thinking about COVID-19 through the global pandemic? What are some of the best practices that are being developed in parishes to reach out to the faithful? Today, Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend talks with Fr. Don Zeiler, Pastor of St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Community in McKinney, Texas. Fr. Don talks about how his parish has adapted their services to meet the needs of their community throughout this crisis. St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Community In 1996 a new Catholic parish in McKinney was established with word came that Fr. Greg Kelly (now Bishop Greg Kelly) had been assigned as pastor. Regular weekend Masses began on July 28, 1996 meeting in various MISD schools. In December 1996 the community received its official name, St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Community. Fr. Don Zeiler was welcomed as the second Pastor of St. Gabriel during the Masses on January 20, 2008. The fundraising campaign, “Raising the Walls”, kicked off in the fall of 2013, led by Changing Our World. With input from parishioners and the Executive Committee and guided by the vision of Fr. Don for the church to be a teaching and evangelizing tool, the drawings and plans for our Permanent Worship Space were designed. The parish officially broke ground for the new sanctuary on May 15, 2016. The new church home is now a reality! They dedicated the church and altar on February 23, 2019. The founding pastor, Bishop Greg Kelly celebrated the Mass, and it was a truly special moment for the parish. Join Us for “Advancing Our Church Through Challenging Times” On Thursday, May 21st at 11:00 AM EDT we will launch a webinar series to assist parishes, Catholic schools, dioceses, and Catholic nonprofits to advance their mission through the COVID-19 crisis. Our first session will be “Engaging Young Adults” The impact of COVID-19 has been felt by all ages, but how has the pandemic affected young adults? What will be the impact on Church engagement? Can we build a bridge between generations as we protect those who are most vulnerable? What are the long-range implications for our Church, and how long can we endure in a virtual environment? Join our expert panel of ministry leaders for this critical discussion, featuring Peter Blute, Vice President, Young Catholic Professionals, Paul Edward Jarzembowski, Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Nicole M. Perone, Archdiocesan Director of Adult Faith Formation, Archdiocese of Hartford. Register Now

24 MIN1 w ago
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63. A Pastor’s Perspective Through COVID-19

62. Catholic Schools Lead through COVID-19

Catholic Schools are leading the way through COVID-19 with the use of technology, training, and support. Today, Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend talks with Bill Brannick, the Director of Technology for the PreK – Grade 12 in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Bill discusses how his team prepared for homeschool learning and then quickly transitioned to this new reality after the stay at home order became effective. Learn how the Archdiocese has been making steady progress over the years to improve educational technology, provide learning support and coaching for their teachers, and how some benefactors have gotten involved in recent months. About Bill Brannick Professional Goal: To leverage technology to provide the effective and efficient delivery of enhanced student learning outcomes, innovation, and student creativity while also streamlining the day-to-day operations of the 122 elementary schools, 17 high schools and 4 schools of special education. Experience * Business/Technology ...

26 MIN3 w ago
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62. Catholic Schools Lead through COVID-19

61. Melodie Wyttenbach, Executive Director of the Roche Center

On Today’s Podcast Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend welcomes Melodie Whitenbach to the podcast this week. Melodie is the Executive Director for the Barbara and Patrick Roche Center for Catholic Education at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College. Melodie talks about how she got interested in a career in Catholic Education, her recent trip to Rome to dialogue with other Catholic School leaders, and her plans for the Roche Center moving forward. About Melodie Whitenbach Melodie Wyttenbach, Ph.D., serves as the Executive Director for the Roche Center for Catholic Education and is a faculty member for the Lynch School of Education and Human Development. Melodie’s professional leadership experiences in the Catholic sector include serving as an Assistant Professor and Academic Director of the Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program for the Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame, as President of Nativity Jesuit Academy, and Director of Mission Effectiveness for the NativityMiguel Network of Schools, in Washington, DC.Melodie presents nationally on topics such as Catholic School Governance and Effective Board Management, Strategic Planning, Development and Enrollment Management Strategies, and Making Schools Culturally Competent for New and Existing Latino Families. She recently published a text with Dr. Mickey Fenzel of Loyola University Maryland, titled Responding to the Call for Educational Justice: Transformative Catholic-Led Initiatives in Urban Education. Melodie serves as the Chair for the Catholic Special Interest Group with the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and is a member of the Leadership Development Advisory Council for the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA). Melodie received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her Masters degrees in Educational Administration from Marquette University and Education from Mount Mary College. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University in Environmental Science.

29 MINAPR 28
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61. Melodie Wyttenbach, Executive Director of the Roche Center

60. Holy Week 2020, from Philadelphia to Rockville Centre

Today’s Podcast Holy Week 2020, during a COVID-19, crisis has sparked new creativity and a missionary spirit in parishes across the country. Today Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend talks with two missionary disciples who oversee two of the largest dioceses in the country. Archbishop Nelson Perez is the new Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (Feb 2020). Archbishop Perez talks with us about his first couple of months in Philadelphia and both his surprise and happiness to be called to lead his home diocese. Archbishop Perez also speaks about a new virtual Lenten Retreat, which has been held nightly in service to parishes. Archbishop Perez recently transferred from the Diocese of Cleveland. Bishop John Barres just completed his third year as Bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre. Bishop Barres talks with us about his new pastoral letter, The Great Week, which you can download here and how it is being used by other dioceses to serve the faithful’s spiritual needs during this time of quarantine. Bishop Barres also talks about how families can use this time of quarantine to draw closer and deepen relationships. FORGING FORWARD Don’t missChanging Our World: The Podcastthis spring for continuing coverage of the webinar seriesFORGING FORWARD, a virtual philanthropic conference designed to bring you nonprofit experts from around the country who are leading through the COVID-19 crisis. Please sign up for the liveFORGING FORWARDvirtual conference every Friday.

25 MINAPR 8
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60. Holy Week 2020, from Philadelphia to Rockville Centre

59. Catholic Charities Response to COVID-19

Today’s Podcast The Catholic Charities’ response to COVID-19 lands them on the frontlines standing shoulder to shoulder with volunteers and those who are most in need. Join Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend for an interview with Sr. Donna Markham OP, Ph.D., President, and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, Deacon Tom Roberts, President, and CEO of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada and Michael Grace, President, and CEO of Catholic Charities of Forth Worth, Texas. In the spirit of Holy Week, this episode focuses on charity and the impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on the most vulnerable in our society. These are unsung heroes who selflessly devote their time to feeding families, providing affordable housing, working with immigrant families and much more. Learn how many senior citizens, those who are unemployed, and many others are finding themselves needing the charitable assistance of Catholic Charities for the first time. Sr. Donna discusses some of the creative ways that she is witnessing a missionary spirit among her agencies and the response of the corporate industry. We also hear how two prominent businessmen left the corporate world and took a role to lead their local Catholic Charities agency. Finally, learn more about how you can get involved and help. FORGING FORWARD Don’t missChanging Our World: The Podcastthis spring for continuing coverage of the webinar seriesFORGING FORWARD, a virtual philanthropic conference designed to bring you nonprofit experts from around the country who are leading through the COVID-19 crisis. Please sign up for the liveFORGING FORWARDvirtual conference.

56 MINAPR 6
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59. Catholic Charities Response to COVID-19

58. St. Thomas More Chapel at Yale

Today’s Podcast How do you stay connected with college students when everyone is learning at home for the semester? What are the creative ways in which colleges can remain connected to students? On Today’s show, Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend meets with members of the senior team at the St. Thomas More Chapel at Yale University who are doing just that. Jim is joined by Fr. Ryan Lerner, Chaplain, Joseph Connolly, Executive Director, Sr. Jenn Schaaf, OP, Assistant Chaplain, and Robin J. McShane, Director of Communications. The St. Thomas More Chapel and Center Today, Saint Thomas More Chapel (renovated in 2008) and Thomas E. Golden, Jr. Center (built-in 2006) are award-winning, magnificent spaces that exemplify our ministry’s commitment to excellence. More than just a beautiful building, The Thomas E. Golden, Jr. Center is a statement that Catholic life has come of age on Yale’s campus. The center, designed by world-renowned architect and former Dean of Yale School of Architecture, Cesar Pelli of Pelli Clarke Pelli, is located across from the Pierson gateway. Today, of the 65% of the new students who returned their religious information cards back to the Yale Chaplain’s Office, an average of 29% self-identified as being Catholic, making Catholicism the single largest religious denomination on Yale’s campus. FORGING FORWARD Don’t missChanging Our World: The Podcastthis spring for continuing coverage of the webinar seriesFORGING FORWARD, a virtual philanthropic conference designed to bring you nonprofit experts from around the country who are leading through the COVID-19 crisis. Please sign up for the live FORGING FORWARD virtual conference.

26 MINMAR 31
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58. St. Thomas More Chapel at Yale

57. What Can Parishioners Do?

Today’s Episode What can parishioners do in the face of such uncertainty? Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend talks with Dave Baranowski, Director of Stewardship Education for the Archdiocese of St. Louis about ways that parishioners can stay in touch with each other through creative means. Some of these include prayer chains, drive-in Rosary services, online Masses and much more. Join us for this informative conversation. About Dave Baranowski David Baranowski is a frequent speaker at theInternational Catholic Stewardship Conference. Dave experienced a unique conversion experience which sparked his change in career back in 2007 when Baranowski attended a retreat where the director encouraged participants to listen to God’s guidance — something he said he hadn’t earnestly done before. The experience convinced him to deepen his faith and focus on Christ. For more of Dave Baranowski, please listen to Episode 22: Supercharging Parish Stewardship.

31 MINMAR 26
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57. What Can Parishioners Do?

56. Engaging Parishioners During COVID-19

On Today’s Show: With public Masses canceled this past weekend, how are we engaging parishioners during the COVID-19 crisis? Many parishes and dioceses around the country are engaging in creative means to stay close to their parishioners despite social distancing. On today’s show, Jim Friend hosts a roundtable of Changing Our World‘s expert consultants on the topic of communications. Our panel includes: Thomas Farrell, Senior Managing Director Mary Beth Martin, Esq., Senior Managing Director Shawn Trahan, Senior Managing Director Mike Hutchenson, Managing Director This will be the first in our series of podcasts that we will bring you on the topic of best practices during the COVID-19 crisis. Also, watch the Changing Our World: The Podcast for a continuing weekly webinar series called FORGING FORWARD. A new, weekly series designed to bring you experts from around the country who are managing through this crisis. Our Panelists: Shawn Trahan: Shawn has more than 20 years of experience working within the nonprofit sector, including planning/directing major capital campaigns, fundraising feasibility studies, development audits/assessments, volunteer coaching, and board development and serving as interim development director. Thomas Farrell: Since 1985 Tom has directed or given oversight to approximately 1,000 individual parish fundraising initiatives and to three dozen major diocesan development programs. These endeavors have taken place in a combined 100 archdioceses and dioceses and across 35 different states. Tom has also provided counsel on several Catholic education campaigns as well as appeals for other religious organizations. Mary Beth Martin: Mary Beth brings more than twenty-five years’ experience helping nonprofit organizations design and build strategic fundraising plans, grow major gifts programs, develop fundraising capacity, and execute capital campaigns and other funding initiatives. Michael Hutchinson: Michael has worked in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors for more than 15 years. Throughout his career, Michael has supported organizations in realizing their vision and has proven himself as a leader skilled in ...

26 MINMAR 23
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56. Engaging Parishioners During COVID-19

55. National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry

Today’s Show: How do we engage young people in conversations about their faith and the Church? Christina Lamas is the Executive Director of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM). On today’s show, Christina shares a personal story about how she engages young people in this important conversation. Christina also shares about the very successful National Catholic Youth Conference hosted by NFCYM in November 2019, which included over 20,000 attendees and the support she receives from her board and Archbishop Nelson Perez, the Episcopal Moderator. Learn more about how Youth Ministry is growing nationwide on today’s show. About Christina Lamas: Christina Lamas made her way into the field of Youth Ministry after 10 years of volunteering at her home parish. She went on to serve as Associate Director and Division Coordinator of Youth Ministry in the Los Angeles Archdiocese. Lamas has presented to national and international audiences. Currently, she is serving as Exec...

24 MINMAR 16
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55. National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry

Latest Episodes

64. Engaging Young Adults

Today’s Show Join us as we kick off our mini-series “Advancing Our Church Through Challenging Times” with our first session, “Engaging Young Adults.” The impact of COVID-19 has been felt by all ages, but how has the pandemic affected young adults? What will be the impact on Church engagement? Can we build a bridge between generations as we protect those who are most vulnerable? We discuss these questions and much more with our expert panel. Our Panelists Join our expert panel of ministry leaders for this critical discussion, featuring: Peter Blute, Vice President for the national office of Young Catholic Professionals, Paul Edward Jarzembowski, Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Nicole Perone, Archdiocesan Director of Adult Faith Formation, Archdiocese of Hartford and Fr. Ryan Lerner, Chaplain of the St. Thomas More Catholic Chapel and Center at Yale University. To sign up for our live webinar series, please click here. Advancing Our Church Through Challenging Times Please click below to watch the full presentation. Session One Recap: Download the recap as a PDF

74 MIN3 d ago
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64. Engaging Young Adults

63. A Pastor’s Perspective Through COVID-19

On Today’s Show: How are pastor’s thinking about COVID-19 through the global pandemic? What are some of the best practices that are being developed in parishes to reach out to the faithful? Today, Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend talks with Fr. Don Zeiler, Pastor of St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Community in McKinney, Texas. Fr. Don talks about how his parish has adapted their services to meet the needs of their community throughout this crisis. St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Community In 1996 a new Catholic parish in McKinney was established with word came that Fr. Greg Kelly (now Bishop Greg Kelly) had been assigned as pastor. Regular weekend Masses began on July 28, 1996 meeting in various MISD schools. In December 1996 the community received its official name, St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Community. Fr. Don Zeiler was welcomed as the second Pastor of St. Gabriel during the Masses on January 20, 2008. The fundraising campaign, “Raising the Walls”, kicked off in the fall of 2013, led by Changing Our World. With input from parishioners and the Executive Committee and guided by the vision of Fr. Don for the church to be a teaching and evangelizing tool, the drawings and plans for our Permanent Worship Space were designed. The parish officially broke ground for the new sanctuary on May 15, 2016. The new church home is now a reality! They dedicated the church and altar on February 23, 2019. The founding pastor, Bishop Greg Kelly celebrated the Mass, and it was a truly special moment for the parish. Join Us for “Advancing Our Church Through Challenging Times” On Thursday, May 21st at 11:00 AM EDT we will launch a webinar series to assist parishes, Catholic schools, dioceses, and Catholic nonprofits to advance their mission through the COVID-19 crisis. Our first session will be “Engaging Young Adults” The impact of COVID-19 has been felt by all ages, but how has the pandemic affected young adults? What will be the impact on Church engagement? Can we build a bridge between generations as we protect those who are most vulnerable? What are the long-range implications for our Church, and how long can we endure in a virtual environment? Join our expert panel of ministry leaders for this critical discussion, featuring Peter Blute, Vice President, Young Catholic Professionals, Paul Edward Jarzembowski, Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Nicole M. Perone, Archdiocesan Director of Adult Faith Formation, Archdiocese of Hartford. Register Now

24 MIN1 w ago
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63. A Pastor’s Perspective Through COVID-19

62. Catholic Schools Lead through COVID-19

Catholic Schools are leading the way through COVID-19 with the use of technology, training, and support. Today, Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend talks with Bill Brannick, the Director of Technology for the PreK – Grade 12 in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Bill discusses how his team prepared for homeschool learning and then quickly transitioned to this new reality after the stay at home order became effective. Learn how the Archdiocese has been making steady progress over the years to improve educational technology, provide learning support and coaching for their teachers, and how some benefactors have gotten involved in recent months. About Bill Brannick Professional Goal: To leverage technology to provide the effective and efficient delivery of enhanced student learning outcomes, innovation, and student creativity while also streamlining the day-to-day operations of the 122 elementary schools, 17 high schools and 4 schools of special education. Experience * Business/Technology ...

26 MIN3 w ago
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62. Catholic Schools Lead through COVID-19

61. Melodie Wyttenbach, Executive Director of the Roche Center

On Today’s Podcast Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend welcomes Melodie Whitenbach to the podcast this week. Melodie is the Executive Director for the Barbara and Patrick Roche Center for Catholic Education at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College. Melodie talks about how she got interested in a career in Catholic Education, her recent trip to Rome to dialogue with other Catholic School leaders, and her plans for the Roche Center moving forward. About Melodie Whitenbach Melodie Wyttenbach, Ph.D., serves as the Executive Director for the Roche Center for Catholic Education and is a faculty member for the Lynch School of Education and Human Development. Melodie’s professional leadership experiences in the Catholic sector include serving as an Assistant Professor and Academic Director of the Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program for the Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame, as President of Nativity Jesuit Academy, and Director of Mission Effectiveness for the NativityMiguel Network of Schools, in Washington, DC.Melodie presents nationally on topics such as Catholic School Governance and Effective Board Management, Strategic Planning, Development and Enrollment Management Strategies, and Making Schools Culturally Competent for New and Existing Latino Families. She recently published a text with Dr. Mickey Fenzel of Loyola University Maryland, titled Responding to the Call for Educational Justice: Transformative Catholic-Led Initiatives in Urban Education. Melodie serves as the Chair for the Catholic Special Interest Group with the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and is a member of the Leadership Development Advisory Council for the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA). Melodie received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her Masters degrees in Educational Administration from Marquette University and Education from Mount Mary College. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University in Environmental Science.

29 MINAPR 28
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61. Melodie Wyttenbach, Executive Director of the Roche Center

60. Holy Week 2020, from Philadelphia to Rockville Centre

Today’s Podcast Holy Week 2020, during a COVID-19, crisis has sparked new creativity and a missionary spirit in parishes across the country. Today Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend talks with two missionary disciples who oversee two of the largest dioceses in the country. Archbishop Nelson Perez is the new Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (Feb 2020). Archbishop Perez talks with us about his first couple of months in Philadelphia and both his surprise and happiness to be called to lead his home diocese. Archbishop Perez also speaks about a new virtual Lenten Retreat, which has been held nightly in service to parishes. Archbishop Perez recently transferred from the Diocese of Cleveland. Bishop John Barres just completed his third year as Bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre. Bishop Barres talks with us about his new pastoral letter, The Great Week, which you can download here and how it is being used by other dioceses to serve the faithful’s spiritual needs during this time of quarantine. Bishop Barres also talks about how families can use this time of quarantine to draw closer and deepen relationships. FORGING FORWARD Don’t missChanging Our World: The Podcastthis spring for continuing coverage of the webinar seriesFORGING FORWARD, a virtual philanthropic conference designed to bring you nonprofit experts from around the country who are leading through the COVID-19 crisis. Please sign up for the liveFORGING FORWARDvirtual conference every Friday.

25 MINAPR 8
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60. Holy Week 2020, from Philadelphia to Rockville Centre

59. Catholic Charities Response to COVID-19

Today’s Podcast The Catholic Charities’ response to COVID-19 lands them on the frontlines standing shoulder to shoulder with volunteers and those who are most in need. Join Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend for an interview with Sr. Donna Markham OP, Ph.D., President, and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, Deacon Tom Roberts, President, and CEO of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada and Michael Grace, President, and CEO of Catholic Charities of Forth Worth, Texas. In the spirit of Holy Week, this episode focuses on charity and the impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on the most vulnerable in our society. These are unsung heroes who selflessly devote their time to feeding families, providing affordable housing, working with immigrant families and much more. Learn how many senior citizens, those who are unemployed, and many others are finding themselves needing the charitable assistance of Catholic Charities for the first time. Sr. Donna discusses some of the creative ways that she is witnessing a missionary spirit among her agencies and the response of the corporate industry. We also hear how two prominent businessmen left the corporate world and took a role to lead their local Catholic Charities agency. Finally, learn more about how you can get involved and help. FORGING FORWARD Don’t missChanging Our World: The Podcastthis spring for continuing coverage of the webinar seriesFORGING FORWARD, a virtual philanthropic conference designed to bring you nonprofit experts from around the country who are leading through the COVID-19 crisis. Please sign up for the liveFORGING FORWARDvirtual conference.

56 MINAPR 6
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59. Catholic Charities Response to COVID-19

58. St. Thomas More Chapel at Yale

Today’s Podcast How do you stay connected with college students when everyone is learning at home for the semester? What are the creative ways in which colleges can remain connected to students? On Today’s show, Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend meets with members of the senior team at the St. Thomas More Chapel at Yale University who are doing just that. Jim is joined by Fr. Ryan Lerner, Chaplain, Joseph Connolly, Executive Director, Sr. Jenn Schaaf, OP, Assistant Chaplain, and Robin J. McShane, Director of Communications. The St. Thomas More Chapel and Center Today, Saint Thomas More Chapel (renovated in 2008) and Thomas E. Golden, Jr. Center (built-in 2006) are award-winning, magnificent spaces that exemplify our ministry’s commitment to excellence. More than just a beautiful building, The Thomas E. Golden, Jr. Center is a statement that Catholic life has come of age on Yale’s campus. The center, designed by world-renowned architect and former Dean of Yale School of Architecture, Cesar Pelli of Pelli Clarke Pelli, is located across from the Pierson gateway. Today, of the 65% of the new students who returned their religious information cards back to the Yale Chaplain’s Office, an average of 29% self-identified as being Catholic, making Catholicism the single largest religious denomination on Yale’s campus. FORGING FORWARD Don’t missChanging Our World: The Podcastthis spring for continuing coverage of the webinar seriesFORGING FORWARD, a virtual philanthropic conference designed to bring you nonprofit experts from around the country who are leading through the COVID-19 crisis. Please sign up for the live FORGING FORWARD virtual conference.

26 MINMAR 31
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58. St. Thomas More Chapel at Yale

57. What Can Parishioners Do?

Today’s Episode What can parishioners do in the face of such uncertainty? Changing Our World‘s Jim Friend talks with Dave Baranowski, Director of Stewardship Education for the Archdiocese of St. Louis about ways that parishioners can stay in touch with each other through creative means. Some of these include prayer chains, drive-in Rosary services, online Masses and much more. Join us for this informative conversation. About Dave Baranowski David Baranowski is a frequent speaker at theInternational Catholic Stewardship Conference. Dave experienced a unique conversion experience which sparked his change in career back in 2007 when Baranowski attended a retreat where the director encouraged participants to listen to God’s guidance — something he said he hadn’t earnestly done before. The experience convinced him to deepen his faith and focus on Christ. For more of Dave Baranowski, please listen to Episode 22: Supercharging Parish Stewardship.

31 MINMAR 26
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57. What Can Parishioners Do?

56. Engaging Parishioners During COVID-19

On Today’s Show: With public Masses canceled this past weekend, how are we engaging parishioners during the COVID-19 crisis? Many parishes and dioceses around the country are engaging in creative means to stay close to their parishioners despite social distancing. On today’s show, Jim Friend hosts a roundtable of Changing Our World‘s expert consultants on the topic of communications. Our panel includes: Thomas Farrell, Senior Managing Director Mary Beth Martin, Esq., Senior Managing Director Shawn Trahan, Senior Managing Director Mike Hutchenson, Managing Director This will be the first in our series of podcasts that we will bring you on the topic of best practices during the COVID-19 crisis. Also, watch the Changing Our World: The Podcast for a continuing weekly webinar series called FORGING FORWARD. A new, weekly series designed to bring you experts from around the country who are managing through this crisis. Our Panelists: Shawn Trahan: Shawn has more than 20 years of experience working within the nonprofit sector, including planning/directing major capital campaigns, fundraising feasibility studies, development audits/assessments, volunteer coaching, and board development and serving as interim development director. Thomas Farrell: Since 1985 Tom has directed or given oversight to approximately 1,000 individual parish fundraising initiatives and to three dozen major diocesan development programs. These endeavors have taken place in a combined 100 archdioceses and dioceses and across 35 different states. Tom has also provided counsel on several Catholic education campaigns as well as appeals for other religious organizations. Mary Beth Martin: Mary Beth brings more than twenty-five years’ experience helping nonprofit organizations design and build strategic fundraising plans, grow major gifts programs, develop fundraising capacity, and execute capital campaigns and other funding initiatives. Michael Hutchinson: Michael has worked in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors for more than 15 years. Throughout his career, Michael has supported organizations in realizing their vision and has proven himself as a leader skilled in ...

26 MINMAR 23
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56. Engaging Parishioners During COVID-19

55. National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry

Today’s Show: How do we engage young people in conversations about their faith and the Church? Christina Lamas is the Executive Director of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM). On today’s show, Christina shares a personal story about how she engages young people in this important conversation. Christina also shares about the very successful National Catholic Youth Conference hosted by NFCYM in November 2019, which included over 20,000 attendees and the support she receives from her board and Archbishop Nelson Perez, the Episcopal Moderator. Learn more about how Youth Ministry is growing nationwide on today’s show. About Christina Lamas: Christina Lamas made her way into the field of Youth Ministry after 10 years of volunteering at her home parish. She went on to serve as Associate Director and Division Coordinator of Youth Ministry in the Los Angeles Archdiocese. Lamas has presented to national and international audiences. Currently, she is serving as Exec...

24 MINMAR 16
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55. National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry
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