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Safe Church Training

October 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Grace-St. Paul’s, Mercerville, 3715 E State St Ext
Mercerville, NJ 08619 United States

A requirement for all those who work in the churches of our Diocese, especially those persons who work with children and youth. Leaders: The Reverend Carolyn A. Bradley, Deacon, Ph.D., LCSW, LCADC; The Reverend Catherine Esposito, Deacon; The Reverend Charles Lochner; The Reverend Carol Ann Pepe, Deacon, LCSW, St. Luke’s, Metuchen, New Jersey; Ms. Kasi LeGrand, MSW, LCSW, Piscataway, New Jersey In this workshop, both sexual abuse of children and sexual exploitation and harassment of all persons are covered. This training is required every five years for clergy, wardens, employees, church personnel, lay Eucharistic visitors, and anyone regularly working with or around children or youth. For specifics, please refer to Respecting the Dignity of Every Human Being, which you can download as a PDF in English: here or in Spanish: aquí The morning session, from 9am to noon, deals with the sexual exploitation and harassment of all persons. The afternoon session, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm, deals specifically with the sexual abuse of children. Morning and afternoon sessions may be taken on the same day or on separate days, but both sessions must be taken. Sponsored by the Pastoral Response Team of the Diocese of New Jersey. Registration     Register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop: register online  or email mclisham@dioceseofnj.org or phone Mary Anne Clisham, 609 394-5281, ext. 10. Those who have previously attended the workshop may do their training online by contacting Diocesan House for an ID and Password. Contact            Ann Notte, 609 394-5281, ext. 41 or anotte@dioceseofnj.org

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Cervantes Project

October 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017

Trinity Cathedral, 801 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 80618 United States

Cervantes Project: Learning Spanish and the Cultural Background of the Hispanic/Latino Population Come and open your mind and heart to the Spanish culture and language. Leaders: The Reverend Toribio Santos, Priest-in-Charge of San José Church in Elizabeth, New Jersey; The Reverend Salvador Ros, Rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Rahway, New Jersey The Cervantes Project aims to instruct clergy and laity in listening, speaking, reading and writing Spanish; and present the basic cultural background of the Hispanic/Latino population in New Jersey and their roots in Latin America.  This program will equip ministers, both clergy and laity, to better attend to the spiritual, pastoral and social needs in Spanish language ministries and missions.  Sponsored by the Hispanic Commission of the Diocese of New Jersey. When   Saturdays as indicated below from 9 am to noon October 14th, 21st & 28th. November 4th, 11th, & 18th. December 2nd, 9th & 16th. Trinity Cathedral 9-12, except December 2nd and 9th, location to be determined.   Cost                 No fee Registration    Mary Anne Clisham, phone 609 394-5281, ext. 10. Contact            The Reverend Salvador Ros, 732 882-3029 or fatherros40@yahoo.com The Reverend Salvador Ros is Rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Rahway, New Jersey.  He has been in priestly ministry 33 years.  He is bi-lingual and bi-cultural, born and raised in New York City.  His entire ministry has focused and served Hispanics in New York City, Dominican Republic and New Jersey.  Father Ros is an accomplished ESL and Spanish teacher and has a great desire to share his knowledge and experience with individuals who are willing to risk their comfort zone and be enriched with a new and challenging experience.

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