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Filmin Ds Bimpact

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Filmin Ds Bimpact

  1. 2. 1995-1997 <ul><li>Three beliefs that guided the planning: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We are the Church </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Gospel calls us to life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>God has a plan for us </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. 1995-1997 <ul><li>For 2 years: 2 phases of planning </li></ul><ul><li>Telling the story of our local church </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering of hopes and dreams for the future </li></ul>
  3. 4. 1995-1997 <ul><li>Longings expressed: </li></ul><ul><li>Accept and celebrate multi-ethnic diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment to leadership and ministry </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage/support vocations </li></ul><ul><li>Affirmation of role of women </li></ul><ul><li>Renewal of families </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment to stewardship </li></ul>
  4. 5. Mission Statement <ul><li>We share in the mission of the Universal </li></ul><ul><li>Church which is “ to be called and </li></ul><ul><li>empowered to promote and proclaim the </li></ul><ul><li>reign of God. We exist for the mission of </li></ul><ul><li>Christ, the proclamation of the Good News. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Our task is to bring all people into full union </li></ul><ul><li>with Christ.” ( Lumen Gentium ) </li></ul>
  5. 6. Mission Statement <ul><li>We are to do as Jesus commanded, </li></ul><ul><li>“ go and make disciples of all the </li></ul><ul><li>nations, baptizing them in the name of </li></ul><ul><li>the Father and of the Son and of the </li></ul><ul><li>Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe </li></ul><ul><li>everything I have commanded you” </li></ul><ul><li>(Mt. 28:19-20 ) </li></ul>
  6. 7. Diocesan Vision <ul><li>Rooted in the Universal mission of the </li></ul><ul><li>Church, this is our Diocesan Vision: </li></ul><ul><li>WE, THE CHURCH OF SAN BERNARDINO, ARE </li></ul><ul><li>A COMMUNITY OF BELIEVERS IN JESUS THE </li></ul><ul><li>CHRIST, CALLED TO IMPACT FAMILY, </li></ul><ul><li>NEIGHBORHOOD, AND SOCIETY WITH THE </li></ul><ul><li>GOSPEL SO THAT PEOPLE'S LIVES ARE </li></ul><ul><li>FILLED WITH HOPE. </li></ul>
  7. 8. CONCERNS <ul><li>To fill people’s lives with hope, this vision will be </li></ul><ul><li>developed in those areas of greatest concerns to </li></ul><ul><li>us: </li></ul><ul><li>YOUTH </li></ul><ul><li>EVANGELIZATION </li></ul><ul><li>UNITY IN DIVERSITY </li></ul><ul><li>STEWARDSHIP OF RESOURCES </li></ul><ul><li>LEADERSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES </li></ul>
  8. 9. CONCERNS <ul><li>YOUTH </li></ul><ul><li>the church will journey with them, affirming, supporting and challenging them, provide them with appropriate catechesis, opportunities for service, mentoring, vibrant youth liturgies and retreat experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>Our young men and women will accept, understand and affirm the multicultural society in which they live. </li></ul>
  9. 10. CONCERNS <ul><li>EVANGELIZATION </li></ul><ul><li>All in the church of San Bernardino will be </li></ul><ul><li>evangelizers and missionaries, to where they live and work. </li></ul><ul><li>Persons of cultures and ethnic groups will </li></ul><ul><li>welcome, nurture, challenge and be challenged by each other. </li></ul>
  10. 11. CONCERNS <ul><li>UNITY IN DIVERSITY </li></ul><ul><li>WE WILL BE A COMMUNITY OF BELIEVERS </li></ul><ul><li>THAT REMEMBERS, AFFIRMS AND </li></ul><ul><li>CELEBRATES THAT WE ARE A PENTECOST </li></ul><ul><li>CHURCH OF MANY LANGUAGES, FORMED </li></ul><ul><li>FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES, ETHNIC </li></ul><ul><li>GROUPS AND EXPERIENCES OF CHURCH. WE </li></ul><ul><li>WILL NOT FORGET HOW IMMIGRANT </li></ul><ul><li>POPULATIONS ENRICH THE DIOCESE WITH </li></ul><ul><li>NEW ENERGY AND TALENT… </li></ul>
  11. 12. CONCERNS <ul><li>UNITY IN DIVERSITY </li></ul><ul><li>THE CHURCH OF SAN BERNARDINO WILL </li></ul><ul><li>CELEBRATE OUR EVER CHANGING REALITY </li></ul><ul><li>AS A COMMUNION OF COMMUNITIES, A </li></ul><ul><li>MOSAIC OF COLORS, A SYMPHONY OF </li></ul><ul><li>LANGUAGES, A KALEIDOSCOPE OF </li></ul><ul><li>EXPRESSIONS OF FAITH, REPRESENTING </li></ul><ul><li>ALL OF GOD’S CHOSEN PEOPLE. </li></ul>
  12. 13. CONCERNS <ul><li>STEWARDSHIP OF RESOURCES </li></ul><ul><li>We will not forget that God has blessed us with an abundance of life.. </li></ul><ul><li>We are stewards </li></ul><ul><li>We believe that in sharing our gifts, we open </li></ul><ul><li>ourselves to a deeper relationship with God. </li></ul><ul><li>As a faith community, we accept the call to be </li></ul><ul><li>people giving the sacrificial-biblical tithe, </li></ul><ul><li>committing our money to the work of the Gospel.. </li></ul>
  13. 14. CONCERNS <ul><li>LEADERSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership composed of laity, religious, deacons and priests who reflects the diversity of the diocese. </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance participation of women </li></ul><ul><li>Provide leadership formations and trainings </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage vocations to priesthood </li></ul><ul><li>Create new models of ministry </li></ul><ul><li>Support all who work in the secular field.. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide skills and workplace spirituality </li></ul>
  14. 15. CONCERNS <ul><li>ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES </li></ul><ul><li>COMMUNICATION </li></ul><ul><li>Our structure will empower participation, promote networking and facilitate collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Develop parish clusters </li></ul><ul><li>Small faith communities </li></ul><ul><li>Open to creative model of parish life </li></ul>
  15. 16. Call to live our Vision <ul><li>So that we transform three areas of life: </li></ul><ul><li>The family </li></ul><ul><li>The neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>The larger society </li></ul>
  16. 17. Family <ul><li>Our parishes and faith communities must be </li></ul><ul><li>committed to nurturing and supporting family </li></ul><ul><li>life. </li></ul><ul><li>We must be family focused </li></ul>
  17. 18. Neighborhood <ul><li>Our families will be actively involved in the life </li></ul><ul><li>we share with others </li></ul><ul><li>In schools, social services, health care, housing and employment issues </li></ul><ul><li>Break parochialism and look to the common good </li></ul>
  18. 19. Society <ul><li>We accept the call to be the light of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>We will bring Gospel values to society , sharing </li></ul><ul><li>hope with the un-churched and those who search </li></ul><ul><li>for faith </li></ul><ul><li>Committed to responding to people in need. </li></ul><ul><li>Involved in issues that threaten life. </li></ul><ul><li>We will work for systemic change, we will show a commitment to justice, promote the dignity and </li></ul><ul><li>welfare of all people, especially the poor. </li></ul>
  19. 20. Moving Forward <ul><li>IT IS A TIME FOR PERSONAL AND COMMUNAL </li></ul><ul><li>CONVERSION </li></ul><ul><li>I CHALLENGE YOU TO CHOOSE LIFE, BUILD </li></ul><ul><li>BRIDGES BETWEEN CULTURES, BETWEEN </li></ul><ul><li>THE RICH AND THE POOR, WALK WITH </li></ul><ul><li>PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE DIFFERENT VIEWS </li></ul><ul><li>OF THE CHURCH, FORGE LINKS BETWEEN </li></ul><ul><li>YOUNG AND OLD, RECONILE PAST AND </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENT HURTS </li></ul>
  20. 21. Moving Forward <ul><li>OUR MISSION IS TO IMPACT FAMILY, </li></ul><ul><li>NEIGHBORHOOD AND SOCIETY WITH HOPE. </li></ul>

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