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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.
Continuing Education September 08, 2023
Liliana Montoya completes leadership training, eyes growth in role at Institute for Pastoral Initiatives
Liliana Montoya of IPI recounts her experience earning the Emerging Leaders Master's Certificate and the lessons she's taking with her into her career.
Faith/Mission September 01, 2023
Catechetical Sunday: Celebrating persons who assist us in encountering Christ
On Sunday, Sept. 17, Catholic parishes across the United States will celebrate Catechetical Sunday. This day highlights the important role that catechesis and faith formation play in the lives of Catholics.
Faith/Mission July 20, 2023
IPI begins new collaboration with Caribbean TV station
IPI is proud to announce a new collaborative partnership with Living Water Community and Trinity TV based out of Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago.
Faith/Mission June 27, 2023
Remembering Sr. Gertrude Foley
It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of Sr. Gertrude Foley. Sr. Gert was an unwavering supporter and friend of IPI and the VLCFF for over 20 years.