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    • Baptism as an Opportunity for Forming Parents into Spiritual Directors 

      Carroll, Therese (1988)
      Those churches which baptize infants recognize the need to nurture faith as the individuals grow. Toward this end, religion classes and CCD programs have been developed. But some years ago, then Archbishop Joseph Bernardin ...
    • The Sacramentality and Spirituality of Marriage 

      Caruso, Lucio Angelo (1988)
      It is a fact that marriage is the vocational choice of most baptized persons in the church. It is the sacrament, which more than any other, directly touches and impacts the lives of Christ's Faithful. Even for those who ...
    • An Experience of Quiet 

      Carver, Diane (1989)
      As the administrator of a Catholic religious education center, and also as a lay woman involved in leadership roles in my parish, I have observed first hand a deep and pervasive need among adults, both male and female. It ...
    • The Pastoral Minister as a Catalyst for an Effective Youth Ministry 

      Clarke, Mary Matthias (1989)
      The pastoral concern addressed in this project is the need for an effective youth ministry in Forty Martyrs Parish at Tuscola, Illinois. At this particular time I am limiting youth to those students who are in Grades ...
    • Pastoral Project 

      Coultrip, Deborah (1991)
      This project is concerned with motivating young people to become involved in service ministry. It is not enough for young people to simply complete tasks as requirements to be fulfilled for graduation or Confirmation. ...
    • An Evaluation of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults at the University Catholic Center, Austin, Texas 1986-1993 

      Caprio, Emma-Lee (1995)
      At the University Catholic Center (UCC) in Austin, Texas, the effectiveness of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process in meeting the pastoral needs of its participants and the stated goals indicated by ...
    • Ministry: God's Social Work 

      Curtin, Judith (1995)
      Regarding my own specific project, my goal has been to work with the girls on self-esteem issues. I have been encouraged and allowed to meet with the girls individually or in small groups for the purpose of the attached ...
    • Pastoral Project 

      Crozier, William (1995)
      In this paper I will establish the cultural background in which the course is being taught and examine the issue of relevance in religious education. After this I will list the goals and schedule of this pastoral project. ...
    • The Building of An Adult Catechetical Team 

      Clem, Victoria (1995)
      As the National Catechetical Directory continues to address adult religious education, guidelines are given for how this catechesis is to be accomplished. The very first item calls to attention the fact that "Adults should ...
    • Designing an Ecumenical Service of Morning Praise 

      Cline, Sandra (1999)
      Our pastoral response was to design and implement an attractive and convenient “Midweek Prayers” service that would encourage the participation of both Trinity parishioners and St. Richard’s staff. Without the opportunity ...
    • Living the Questions: A Retreat for Sisters Residing in Health Care Facilities of the Sisters of Providence Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana 

      Casper, Ann (2000)
      According to the Constitutions of the Sisters of Providence, “Each sister sets aside annually five or more consecutive days for retreat in order to give herself completely to prayer and to that union with God to which ...
    • Sleeping People 

      Bridges, Lindsay (2001)
      We live in a world full of crisis. Western society’s primary ways of thinking about and relating to the rest of the world have brought us enough social and environmental crisis to threaten our existence. In my Integration ...
    • Cultic Myths and/or Ecology in AmerIndian Cultures A Modest Search for Authenticity 

      Doherty, Barbara (2001)
      “Cultic Myths and/or Ecology in AmerIndian Cultures” is a personal and modest search for authenticity in AmerIndian cultic myth to locate and separate the ecological and the cultic. The impetus for this work came from ...
    • An Adult Learning Model for Earth Literacy: Water 

      Hudec, Cecilia (2001)
      Purpose/Goal: To move to a deeper appreciation of one of Earth’s elements — water. To sense a greater connectedness and communion with water and its relatedness with all of life. To foster a deeper bio-spiritual ...
    • A Journey Down a Path to a Cabin in the Woods 

      Schira, Jolene (2001)
      Building and inhabiting a small cabin in rural North Carolina gave the writer a mechanism for spiritual and philosophical growth. Initially, the project focused on sustainable living. Construction and living in the cabin, ...
    • Evoking Earth 

      Rouse, Joyce (2001)
      This project consists of a recorded collection of eleven original songs that are based on the goals and objectives of the Earth Literacy Masters program. Through these songs and recordings, | seek to encourage the evoking ...
    • In The Dominican Tradition: Creation Story 

      Zavac, Sharon (2001)
      Many Christians struggle with an Earth-centered spirituality (ecospirituality), a spirituality that places humans within the context of creation and not at its apex. As a modern culture we have lost the understanding ...
    • A Mini Sabbatical in Earth LIteracy 

      Koenig, Mary (2002)
      This integrative project, “A Mini-Sabbatical with Earth Literacy” grew out of my own year-long sabbatical at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College where I enrolled in the Masters of Arts Program in Earth Literacy. It was everything ...
    • A Natural History Adventure on the Appalachian Trail 

      Henry, Laura (2002)
      During the spring and summer of 2000, just before beginning the ELM program, I hiked the entire Appalachian Trail (AT) in what is called a thru-hike. During my hike I wrote a biweekly column for my hometown newspaper ...