Application for CPMC Foundational Formation Cohort – Pacific Time Zone

This application is for CPMC’s Foundational Formation Cohort led by Shannon O’Donnell. The cohort will take place every other Monday from Sept 12th -Nov 21st from 7-8:30pm (Pacific Time). Applications will be reviewed, and you will be contacted by CPMC regarding the status of your application. The cohort size needs to be at least 10 participants, but will be limited to 15 participants. No fee is required until you are accepted in the program.

Enter the Roman Catholic diocese where you reside.
Please describe your current involvement in prison ministry or your involvement in re-entry and family outreach ministry. Be sure to note if you have not yet had any experience and are discerning a call.
Briefly describe any training and educational opportunities you may have already had or offered to others in prison related ministry.
In no more than 2 pages / 1100 words, describe your call to ministry to those affected by incarceration (jail, prison, detention, re-entry, to correctional staff, families, etc) and your understanding of that ministry? You may type your description above, or, if you prefer to upload a document, enter the word “Uploaded” in the text box and then upload your file in the appropriate section below.
Max. file size: 256 MB.
Upload your document describing your call to prison ministry and your understanding of that ministry (no more than 2 pages / 1100 words). Use this option if you did NOT write out your description in the “Your Call to Ministry” section above. Please use 12-point font for readability.
Describe what you hope to learn from this program.
Have you completed your diocese’s required Child Protection Training?(Required)
Have you had a background check done by the institution where you are serving or intend to serve?*(Required)
Have you had a background check done by the diocese?*(Required)