A New Webinar Series for
Sponsors, Executives, Mission Leaders, Bishops and Board
Although religious congregations of women and men
have sponsored ministries in the Catholic Church for centuries, the term
“sponsorship” is relatively new. As lay persons have become increasingly
involved in these sponsored ministries, a new “juridic person” model was
established to carry out and sustain these vital ministries of the Church into
New Sponsorship Webinars from CHA
CHA is pleased to offer
“Sponsorship: Sustaining the Ministry”, a new webinar series to explore the
theoretical and practical dimensions of these contemporary sponsorship models
and the distinctive roles and responsibilities of sponsors. The program will
also provide practical insights about cultivating effective working
relationships with bishops, church leaders, executives and boards.
To address the
specific needs and interests of
new and seasoned sponsors and board members, the program will be offered as
a two-part series. The first six-part series from August 12, 2020 to February 10,
2021 will focus on "Fundamentals of Sponsorship" and the second six-part series from March 10, 2021 to
August 11, 2021 will address "Advanced Issues in Sponsorship".
Series Two will explore more advanced questions such as ecclesial
relations, recruitment and formation, assessment and the relationship of
sponsors to mission leaders.Registration
for Series Two will be available in January 2021.
webinar session will feature presentations from noted experts along with
breakout sessions for dialogue and interaction. A pre-read, video or news item
will be offered in advance of each session.
Recordings of all
sessions will be available to serve as helpful resources for the orientation of
new sponsors, board members, CEOs and others.
The purpose of these
webinars is to:
- Strengthen sponsors’ understanding of
their own evolving role in leadership of institutional ministries;
- Enable those who work with sponsors
to build solid working relationships with them.
Who Should Attend
This program is relevant for the
- C-Suite Executives
- Board Members
- Senior Mission Leaders
Fundamentals of Sponsorship
This six-part series
from August 12, 2020 to February 10, 2021 will focus on basic theology, history
and structures of sponsorship.
Please Note: To obtain maximum benefit
from the comprehensive nature of the program, we strongly recommend that you
register for all six webinars in the “Fundamentals of Sponsorship”
Session One: Theology, Ministry and Sponsorship
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
3:30 p.m. ET
Charles Bouchard, OP
will describe how health care is a ministry and what
ministry sponsorship means. He will also invite participants to discuss how
their call and vocation have evolved through their work in Catholic health