JOHN PAUL II INSTITUTEDISCIPLESHIP • COMMUNITY • EVANGELIZATION
PILGRIMAGE TO FRUITFUL MISSIONARY DISCIPLESHIP
CERTIFICATE IN MISSIONARY DISCIPLESHIP
A FIVE-MONTH PILGRIMAGE TO FRUITFUL MISSIONARY DISCIPLESHIP
PHASE one (10 weeks)
During the first ten virtual sessions (on Zoom), pilgrims receive spiritual formation through anointed teachings presented by highly qualified teachers. In the breakout that follows, each discipleship community engages in Lectio Divina and faith- sharing, led by our trained facilitator-mentors.
Session 1: Personal Response to the Gospel
Session 2: Our Core Values, Conversion, Communion, and Consecration to Mary
Session 3: Identity and Freedom in Christ
Session 4: The Person and Character of Jesus and His Mission
Session 5: The Way, the Truth, and the Life: A Theological Framework for the Restoration of the Human Person in the Offices of Priest, Prophet, and King
Session 6: Partaking of the Divine Nature: Mystagogy of Baptism, Reconciliation and the Eucharist
Session 7: Confirmation and Baptism in the Holy Spirit
Session 8: Prayer and the Practice of the Presence of God with Mary
Session 9: With Mary, the Spirit-filled Life and Fruitful Missionary Discipleship
Session 10: The Urgency of the New Evangelization: Eternal Salvation, the Mission of the Church and Our Personal Mission
PHASE TWO (11 weeks)
During the last eleven weeks of the pilgrimage, the pilgrims actually engage in Spirit-led evangelization They receive mentorship and community support during the weekly sessions on Zoom.
Sessions 11-20 Evangelization Training
The pilgrims learn the practical aspects of making disciples and put their learnings into practice. Always carrying Gospel tracts and Miraculous Medals, they evangelize as they go about their daily lives.
- Hearing the voice of God and exercising the gifts of the Holy Spirit
- Spirit-led connection, listening to another person’s soul, and responding sensitively, respectfully and appropriately as the Spirit Leads
- Proclaiming the Gospel and inviting the person to a response of gratitude and surrender to Jesus.
- Praying with the person for spiritual, emotional, psychological, relational and/or physical healing
- Overcoming obstacles to actually evangelizing
Session 21: Empowerment for the Next Step
- Blessing of parish-based Communities of Missionary Disciples under the patronage of Mary
- Blessing of Lectio Divina and Faith-sharing Facilitators and Mission Coordinators.
Phone: (747) 224-1229
Address: 9227 Reseda Blvd. #260
Northridge, CA 91324
John Paul II Institute is an apostolate of the John Paul II Foundation for the New Evangelization