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Kenya: Project for lay people’s formation (2006-2009)

Lay people – full participants in the mission of the Church in the world.
Catholic Action’s contribution

I SESSION
Interdiocesan meeting
To have a project for lay people’s formation (2006-2008)
BETHANY HOUSE, 13th-16th Aug 2006
Final Document

II SESSION  (Program)
Being lay faithful in Kenya today CA
and the formation of the laity in the local Church
BETHANY HOUSE, 4- 8 December 2006

Meeting 2007 (Program)
Kenya – Sagana, 6-10 August 2007

Meeting 2008 (Program)
Nyeri, 9th August – Sagana, 10th-14th August 2008

Meeting 2009 (Program)
Bethany House – Sagana 13th 17th August 2009

National Seminar 2009 (Program)
“You are the Salt of the Earth…You are the light of the world” (Mt 5:13-14)
NAIROBI, Dimesse Sisters – 18th – 22nd August 2009
Final Document

Draft project

Kenya: Project for lay people’s formation (2006-2008)

Lay people – full participants in the mission of the Church in the world
Catholic Action’s contribution

 

 


Main goals:
• To set up a working team with a representative for every diocese
• To train leaders who are responsible for CA Diocesan/Parish Groups

Implementation Strategy:
Suggested  dates – 11th –  15th Dec or  4th –  8th Dec – First meeting in Bethany House
“Being lay faithful in Kenya today
CA and lay formation in the local church”

Programme:
– Review the activities related to this project held from September to November
– Study of the following documents Christifideles Laici, Evangelization in Kenya, Lineamenta II African Synod
– Group work to train participants in leadership skills (eg: how to animate a group/small
Christian communities; how to plan a project; how to coordinate work)

Preparatory work for this meeting:
September to November 2006
At Diocesan Level:
• Contact  Bishops and give them a report about the meeting held in Bethany House from the13th to the16th Aug 2006. Present them with a copy of the Pope’s message for the occasion.
• Plan the diocesan project involving also other diocesan leaders and CA Priest Assistants. – With the approval of the Bishop involve other associations which bear the four characteristic notes outlined in Apostolicam Actuositatem 20
• Identify the participants who will be attending the December Meeting – not more than 8. These should be ready to commit themselves to this project and should be willing to follow up this project for the coming two years.

January-July 2007 – training at parish/denary level

August 2007
CA’s Contribution to the II African Synod – “The Church in Africa – in service of reconciliation, justice and peace.”

August 2008
50th Anniversary of Nyeri CA – “ CA in Kenya today”

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Lay people - full participants in the mission of the Church in the world.
Catholic Action’s contribution
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