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Leader's Guide to "Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us":
A Pastoral Plan for Adult Faith Formation in the United States


Building on the bishops' call for a renewed commitment to adult faith formation contained in the Pastoral Statement Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us, this leader's guide provides step-by-step guidance in bringing that vision to life at the parish and diocesan level.

The guide includes easy-to-follow models of group sessions aimed at helping adult believers better understand their faith, proclaim their faith and live their faith.

Adaptable to a wide range of parish and diocesan groups and committees, the sessions can be facilitated by anyone interested in helping adults to be touched and transformed by the life-giving message of Jesus.

This Leader's Guide includes the complete text of Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us.

Contents:
Introduction: A Renewed Commitment to Adult Faith Formation
Part I   A New Focus on Adult Faith Formation
Part II   Qualities of Mature Adult Faith and Discipleship
Part III   A Plan for Ministry—Goals, Principles, Content, and Approaches for Adult Faith Formation
Part IV   A Plan for Ministry—Organizing for Adult Faith Formation
Conclusion: Our Hope for the Future

80 pages, large format (11 inches by 8.5 inches)