Many parishes are increasingly served by priests born and educated outside the United States. Differences in language and culture can serve as obstacles to a successful transition into ministry for priests from other countries. They can also serve as springboards to an appreciation for the breadth and depth of the universality of the Church.
To address the changing dynamic of those priests who serve in our parishes, hospitals and other ministries, the USCCB issued Guidelines for Receiving Pastoral Ministers in the United States, offering recommendations for orientation programs.
- American English Accent Acquisition Training
- American History and Cultures
- Church History and Structure in the U.S.
- Canon and Civil Law Issues Common to US Clergy
- Boundary, Sexuality and Gender Dynamics and Issues
- Taxes and Finances for International Priests
International Priests Events 2013-14
To Be Announced...