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Growing Faith: Adults in an Evangelizing Church

3-week workshop

This workshop provides guided discussion about the Spring 2010  issue of C21 Resources, a free publication of Boston College Church in the 21st Century Center. This issue, entitled "Growing Faith for an Evangelizing Church," edited by Boston College School of Theology and Ministry faculty member Dr. Jane Regan, contains ten short, informative articles (28 pages) centered on the connection between the growth of faith in adults and the evangelizing mission of the Church. Issue available online.

The issue "Growing Faith for an Evangelizing Church" is a companion to the Fall 2009 C21 Resources issue "Growing Faith for a Vibrant Church." See the companion workshop.


Check the course schedule for future offerings of this course.

Special Features

This workshop includes:

  • Reading 28 pages of material by 9 different authors
  • Weekly questions for reflection and discussion
  • A weekly introduction and study guide
  • A resource page to use for further study
  • A "town meeting" forum where participants can meet and socialize
  • Those who actively participate receive a certificate of active participation for the workshop

Week 1: Considerations about an Evangelizing Church: Chracteristics, Connection to Growth of Adult Faith, Why Catholics Do Not Share Faith, Returning Catholics
Week 2: Addressing Different Time of Adulthood: Early Adult, Second Half of Life, Twilight Time

Additional Materials Needed
Everything you need for this workshop is provided on the course web site -- review the readings for the workshop now. Contact the Church in tyhe 21st Century Center at for a hard copy of the C21 Resources issue while they last.

Time Commitment
A participant can expect to spend an average of approximately 4 hours each week. This commitment includes both the assigned reading and interaction online.

Fee: $25

Content Scholar:
Various under editorship of Dr. Jane Regan