A Year of Project Nazareth: A Conversation Amongst Parish Leaders
Wednesday, March 24 1:00-2:00
With Chris Donoghue and Mike Drahos
How have you used Project Nazareth in your parish? What have been your successes and challenges? What can we learn from each other about how different parishes are using Project Nazareth? Join us for large and small group conversations around implementation and preparing for the next year of Project Nazareth.
Faith Begins at Home: Ministry Beyond the Pandemic
Wednesday, March 10, 1:30pm
With Michael Lavigne and Mike Drahos
We will discuss what we learned from ministry in 2020, share our top ideas for faith formation in 2021, and chat together about how to further develop these fruits in the lives of our parishes. Watch the video here.
Project Nazareth E-Communications Webinar
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Wednesday, October 7, 1:00pm
With Michael Lavigne and Chris Donoghue
Michael and Chris will discuss ways that will help you effectively communicate with and support families in your parish who are engaged with Project Nazareth.
Adapting Project Nazareth for Persons with Disabilities
Wednesday, October 7, 7:30pm
With Kathryn Griffin
Kathryn Griffin will host a webinar on adapting Project Nazareth for children with disabilities. It is for both parents and parish leaders.
Project Nazareth and Your Family: A Webinar for Parents
Wednesday, September 30, 7:30pm
With Michael and Lori Lavigne
Michael and Lori Lavigne will discuss strategies and provide encouragement to parents in their journey of forming their families in the faith.
Virtual Learning Tech
Wednesday September 16, 1-2pm
With Michael Lavigne, Patrick Krisak, and Mike Habeeb
Michael Lavigne, Patrick Krisak, and Mike Habeeb will discuss best practices, tips & tricks for using Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, and similar tools. They will discuss using video, slides, polls, Q&A, breakout rooms, and other features of these tools. They will briefly discuss Google for Education, Google for Nonprofits, Google Classroom, Canvas, and the many other on-line learning tools in which they are not experts but for which teachers in your parishes are likely a valuable resource.
Project Nazareth: Volunteers and Catechists
Wednesday September 9, 1-2pm
Chris Donoghue and Mike Drahos will discuss strategies and best practices for working with volunteers and catechists in support of Project Nazareth.
September 2, Project Nazareth: Parents and Families
Wednesday September 2, 1-2pm
Melissa Kalpakgian and Tom Lyman will offer a meditation on the Holy Family in Nazareth and offer ways of encouraging and supporting parents in using Project Nazareth to bring our faith into the daily life of families. The webinar will offer reflections and practical advice to parish leaders discerning how to support parents using Project Nazareth.
August 26, Project Nazareth: Distribution and Communication
This webinar will discuss how the Archdiocese will deliver content to those who sign up to participate in Project Nazareth. We will ask you to complete a participation form separate from the interest form. We will soon e-mail via Flocknote to those who sign up the parent, prayer, and parish guides, and the content for the Sacred Mysteries series through the 4th Sunday of Advent. We will soon have the content map for Christmas 2020 through Easter 2021 available as well. Our web presence for Project Nazareth is still in production. We will also host webinars weekly, on Wednesdays at 1pm, for 30-60 minutes, for those participating in Project Nazareth, covering different topics and answering questions each week.
August 19, Project Nazareth: Implementation Ideas
On Wednesday, August 19, 2020 we hosted a webinar that will provide ideas on how to implement Project Nazareth in a parish setting. Topics to be covered: Program structure, Volunteers, Parents, Parish support, etc.
July 29, Project Nazareth: Curriculum Content Map Introduction and Review
This webinar will revisit the Archdiocese of Boston's new Project Nazareth Pre-K-Grade 5 faith formation curriculum, with a particular emphasis on reviewing the content map for the first few months of the curriculum. We will also discuss the two different series of Project Nazareth: Good News, which is focused on the proclamation of the kerygma, and Project Nazareth: Sacred Mysteries, which is focused on following the weekly lectionary cycle. We will also preview the content of the Parent Guide, Prayer Guide, and Parish Guide.