Pathways | Called and Gifted by God for Others
There are different paths a Christian disciple can take in the search to “understand our own identity.” We must “set out on a journey.” – Pope Francis
Adult Catholic laity are called to fulfill a critical role in an ever-changing world where they bear the primary responsibility for evangelization. Pathways represents the Diocese of Greensburg’s long-standing commitment to adult faith formation and nurturing mature discipleship. To this end, Pathways participants are invited to explore what it means to be faithful disciples of Jesus Christ in our own historical time and place; to know the faith, to make it our own, and to share it with others.
Pathways involves twelve evening sessions, three workshops and a closing retreat. The topics are listed in Pathways Brochure 2018-19. The workshops address the many callings, different gifts, and roles disciples are called to place in service to the mission of Christ and his Church. The closing retreat offers participants the opportunity to gather together a final time and reflect upon their Pathways experience, their identity as Christian disciples and how they will continue to grow in their relationship with Jesus and be witnesses to the risen Lord.
Pathways is underwritten in part by The Anselm Fund.
Certificate of Completion
The Pathways Certificate of Completion is awarded to a participant who has attended all 12 sessions, three workshops, the retreat and paid the course fee in full by the due date of the year of registration. From the year of registration, participants have four years to complete the program without any additional cost. Certificates of Completion are awarded at the retreat. A Pathways Certificate of Completion satisfies all requirements for the basic certification of diocesan catechists.
Resource information for current and returning participants is listed below.
Pathways Brochure 2018-19
Pathways Dual Schedule 2018-19
Course and Workshop Sites
The two parish sites are:
St. Agnes Parish, North Huntingdon on Wednesday evenings.
St. John the Evangelist Parish, Latrobe on Thursday evenings
All workshops and the closing retreat are located at the Bishop William G. Connare Center.
All materials and workshop costs are included.
$175 Registration fee
$25 Payable at registration
$150 Balance due
Participants are encouraged to apply to the Francis Fund to cover the cost of the balance due.
Applications for a scholarship for Pathways 2018-19 from the Francis Fund are due no later than September 4, 2018.
If your Francis Fund application is rejected by the Office for Evangelization and Faith Formation, you are responsible for the $150 balance.
If you have any questions, contact Mary Blythe or Sandy Monier