The 11th of september 2019, the Dominican Pastoral Institute had it’s inaugural conference to mark the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year. This year, the theme of the conference was “A Church in Service : an analysis of the role played by the lay on the churches ecclessial ministries. Rick van Lier, professeur at the Dominican Pastoral Institute, expert in the fields of The History of the Church, sociology, Ecclesiology as well as a member of a reflexion table on the subject of “the new ministries” exerciced by the lay for the Quebec Assembly for Catholic Bishops was in charge of presenting his findings to the assembly.
Prior to the conference, The Dominican Pastoral Institute hounoured two of it’s precious partners, Mrs. Lise Leclerc (St-Jérôme Diocese) and Father Jean-Marc Robillard (St-Hyacinthe Diocese), leaving for retirement after numerous years of service as head of formation in their respective dioceses.
We wish all the students of the Dominican Pastoral Institute a great academic year !