The Ecumenical and Interfaith Concerns office works with parishes and other Archdiocesan entities to provide resources and support for ecumenical and interfaith education, dialogue, and activity. The Director is available to speak to parishes and groups and we are also able to recommend speakers on a variety of ecumenical and interfaith topics.
We also provide support for several ongoing dialogues and partnerships, including:
In addition, we collaborate with ecumenical and interfaith organizations such as the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Area Interfaith Youth Forum (in collaboration with Tomorrow's Present) and the Wisconsin Council of Churches as well as providing support for local and community-wide programs that enhance ecumenical and interfaith understanding.
The Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee is seeking a qualified individual to provide contract services to help manage the Amazing Faiths Dinner Dialogue. This is a 10 month, 8 hour per week contract position. The job description is available at http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/npo/3834751005.html . To find out more about the Amazing Faith project, go to the Amazing Faiths website http://www.amazingfaithsproject.org/
Renew Your Wonders in Our Time: Vatican II at 50 Years
A Series of Special Events: 2013-2016…
Pope John XXIII: His Life and Vatican II Legacy Monday, June 3, 2013, 7:00 p.m., Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 812 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee.
Auxiliary Bishop Donald Hying will preside at Evening Prayer, which will feature the debut of a newly commissioned psalm setting. Following prayer, Fr. Scott Jones will speak on the topic: “The Life and Vatican II Legacy of Pope John XXIII.” Fr. Jones currently teaches Church History at Sacred Heart School of Theology, Hales Corners. He holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Arkansas and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL. The event is free and open to the public.
Check back for additional programs to include Week of Prayer events, January 18-25, and a liturgical workshop in February of 2014.