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Faith/Mission July 15, 2024
Celebrating Sister Angela Ann’s 60 year Religious Life Jubilee
Sister Angela Ann Zukowski’s journey began in 1964, when she first met the Mission Helpers while volunteering at a Vacation Bible School.
Faith/Mission July 01, 2024
Symposium for Diocesan Pastoral Planners: The Journey to a Synodal Church

In May 2024, the Institute for Pastoral Initiatives hosted the Symposium on Synodality and Diocesan Pastoral Planning.

Faith/Mission June 07, 2024
Military spiritual mentoring course soars to new heights with the VLCFF

The VLCFF had the incredible opportunity to collaborate with retired Col. of the U.S. Air Force, Suzy Streeter, and develop a mentoring program within the military for those wishing to strengthen their faith.

Faith/Mission May 20, 2024
IPI Student Spotlight: Sophia López Navarijo
Sophia López Navarijo recently graduated from UD with a degree in education, signifying not only the culmination of an academic journey, but also the commencement of new prospects.
Faith/Mission February 20, 2024
A blessed gathering: Reflecting on the Curran Place Ash Wednesday Mass
The spirit of Lent was alive and vibrant at Curran Place on Ash Wednesday, as a special Mass exceeded all expectations.
Campus and Community February 07, 2024
Gallery Saint John to close with final sale event
After 34 years of showcasing the artistic talents of Marianist Brothers, Gallery Saint John at Mount Saint John in Beavercreek is closing.
Faith/Mission October 27, 2023
A fond farewell and a warm welcome
The Institute for Pastoral Initiatives announces changes in a key financial role.
Faith/Mission October 05, 2023
The Synodal Journey: IPI's commitment to collaborative faith
Synodality is an essential concept in the Catholic Church that emphasizes collaboration, dialogue and participation among all members of the Church.
Faith/Mission September 21, 2023
Growing as catechists and as a community, online and offline
This summer, Heidi Acuña, from the Hispanic Ministry & Faith Formation at Immaculate Conception parish in Dayton, facilitated a VLCFF course offline with 14 Spanish-speaking catechists.
Faith/Mission September 14, 2023
Daniel J. Curran Place hosts monthly Mass
The 22nd anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks was a day for somber reflection on the events of the past, while also serving as a chance for individuals to come together to celebrate their Catholic faith.