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  Word On Fire 8:30 AM
1st Catholic Community of Faith 9-10 AM
2nd Catholic Schools Today 9-10 AM
3rd Catholic Conference Hour 9-10 AM
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  Black Catholic Initiative 9-9:30 AM
  Voice of Charity 9:30-10 AM
1st Fully Alive 9-10 AM
2nd Lifelong Journey 9-10 AM
3rd Mission of Love 9-10 AM
4th Focus On the Liturgy 9-10 AM
  Word On Fire 9-9:30 AM
1st Built on the Rock 9:30-10 AM
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3rd Mission Matters Live 9:30-10 AM
4th American Catholic Radio 9:30-10 AM
1st Vocations 9-9:30 AM
1st The Good Word 9:30-10 AM
2nd to 4th Catholic Community of Faith 9-10 AM
  Una Comunidad Católica De Fe 8:30 AM
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Lifelong Journey

2nd Wednesday Monthly 9-10 a.m.
Relevant Radio 950-AM

The Office for Lifelong Formation is the Archdiocese of Chicago's vehicle to providing the best support possible to those in ministry to adolescents, teens, young adults, adults, seniors and families. Coordinators of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Joshua Smyser-DeLeon and Juan Pablo Padilla, and Sr. Coordinator of Family Ministries, Clarissa Aljentera, host a discussion on a variety of topics related to lifelong faith formation the second Wednesday of every month.

Youth/Young Adult Ministries

We were joined by representatives from the youth group “Warriors of Peace” and the young adult group “Jeremiah” of St. Gall Parish in the Gage Park neighborhood in Chicago. They shared their experience in their ministry to teens and their collaboration with the young adult group. The young adults also shared personal stories of how they came to be ministers for teens and their peers. An invitation was given to come and participate in the Peace Walk organized by both ministries for September 2nd 2017 and a young adult retreat that will take place on August 18th, 19th and 20th.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | Stream | Download

Missionaries in Africa

In this Lifelong Journey Show, we discussed the diverse realities missionaries face in Africa. Our guest shares his personal experience in his missionary work as it relates to the challenges and fruits of his missionary work. The conversation give insight to a world very different and at the same time similar to ours. We also talk about the Renewed Theology On Tap Summer Program that will kicking off in July. Information about different host sites and how to access information about Theology on Tap was discussed.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | Stream | Download

Marriage and Family Ministry

The Lifelong Journey Show interviews the Marriage and Family Ministry Team of the Office of Lifelong Formation. Our guests the Senior Coordinator Clarissa Aljentera and Coordinators Victor Vallejo, Maryvel Torres and Laura Palafox share their stories of how they came to work in ministry. They also shared their experience during the transition to their new roles and how they are working hard to better serve parish communities through the diverse resources they offer. Also in the interview information was given on upcoming programs and events.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Stream | Download


Patricia Malinowski and Adrian Badillo from the Catechatical Team from the Office of Lifelong Formation join us to share their personal stories on how they first started in ministry. Both also share their experiences during Holy Week and the Pascal Triduum, and how they encountered Christ. Lastly they shared upcoming and current programs as well as resources for people involved with Religious Education.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | Stream | Download

Reflections on Lent and Encountering Christ

Karina De Avila from the Dioceses of Joliet shared her experience of encounter with Christ. Karina also expressed experiences with the power of prayer, her involvement in youth and young adult ministry and her role as a mentor to young leaders. We also had a conversation of Lent and how we encounter and follow Christ during the Lenten season. Karina also invited our listeners to an event at Mount Carmel in Joliet on March 11th, 2017 of assistance the immigrant community.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 | Stream | Download

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