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FCH Pre-Conference 2017

May 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm


Pre-Conference: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Discipleship in Christ: Liderazgo Transformador-REGISTER HERE

The Federation of Catechesis with Hispanics (FCH) invites all diocesan and parish catechetical leaders to join us for the 2017 NCCL Pre-Conference. This year our main presentation will consider the question: What does a good Catholic Leader look like?  Our presenter will through a discussion of Jesus as an example of  a leader who recognizes, calls forth the gifts, and empowers others.

Our presenter:

An accomplished author, innovator and business leader, Mario Paredes holds a Masters Degree in Philosophy from the Catholic University of Argentina and a Masters Degree in Religious Education from Loyola University Chicago. In previous leadership roles, Mario served as Vice President of Business Development for Merrill Lynch, National Director of the Latino Market for Multicultural and Diversified Business Development and, for a 30-year term, Director of Operations for the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops in the Northeast Region. At American Bible Society, Mario serves as Presidential Liaison to Catholic Ministry, and is Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Board for Catholic Association of Latino Leaders. He also serves as President of North American-Chilean Chamber of Commerce of New York and Vice President of Gabriela Mistral Foundation.


For this year’s NCCL conference, our pre-conference topic will be expanded in the following sessions:

Break-out (Transformative) Workshops within the NCCL Conference


Monday, Session 4: Contemplation-Personal Transformation

  • Discerning Hispanic Cat. Leaders

Teresa Maya, Congregational Leader for the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, President-Elect for LCWR

Tuesday, Session 5:  Imagination – Prophetic Communal Transformation

  • Building a Culture of Catholic Leadership in our Community

Aida Hidalgo, Consultant for Our Sunday Visitor

Wednesday, Session 6:  Articulating a Catechetical Future

Dr. Carmen Cervantes, Executive Director, Instituto Fe y Vida



May 21, 2017
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Event Category:


Federation for Catechesis with Hispanics


DFW Hyatt Regency
2334 North International Parkway
DFW Airport,, TX 75261 United States
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