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Dot Cardinal Dolan designated Monday, December 15, 2014 as Advent Reconciliation Monday. All parishes in the archdiocese will have priests available to hear confessions from 4:00pm - 8:00pm. This includes all the parishes of the Archdiocese of New York, as well as the parishes of the Diocese of Brooklyn and the Diocese of Rockville Center.

DotEste Enero RICA esta ofreciendo un Instituto  como una introducción al ministerio del Catecumenado (RICA) para todos interesados en esto proceso de Iniciación Cristiana de Adultos. Participantes revisaran la historia, el orden y las mejores prácticas pastorales para este ministerio parroquial. Este entrenamiento presentará métodos para la evangelización, catequesis litúrgica y como formar un equipo parroquial para el proceso del catecumenado (RICA). El Instituto se ofrecera el 17 y 18 de Enero.

Dot Catholic Schools week runs Sunday, January 25 - Saturday, January 31, 2015. The theme is Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service. Schools typically celebrate Catholic Schools Week with Masses, open houses, and other activities for students, families, parishioners, and the community at large.



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 Dot The Knights of Columbus is offering a free catechetical resource called, Building the Domestic Church: The Family Fully AliveBuilding the Domestic ChurchThrough this program, families can realize more fully their mission to be an authentic domestic church through daily prayer, catechesis and Scripture reading, as well as through monthly charitable and volunteer projects they can do as a family.

DotMaking All Things New is a pastoral planning initiative of the Archdiocese Making All Things Newof New York which seeks to address how the archdiocese can best meet the religious, spiritual, and pastoral needs of the people of God now and into the future.

 Dot The US Catholic US Catechism for AdultsCatechism for Adults is now available online both in English and in Spanish.  It is an excellent resource for preparation of catechumens in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and for ongoing catechesis of adults.

Dot New liturgical guidelines for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion and Lectors have been approved by His Eminence, Archdiocesan Office of LiturgyCardinal Dolan, and published by the Office of Liturgy. These guidelines are intended to serve as a resource to pastors and others who oversee these ministries within the parishes of the archdiocese.