Pastoral Care: Bringing Together Hands and Heart

Thursday April 27, 2023


Pastoral Care for young people involves providing a compassionate presence in their lives. We seek to care for young people in moments of crisis, promote healthy human development, and reduce at-risk behaviors. Pastoral Care promotes health and growth in the midst of community and nurtures wholeness, discernment and guidance as young people face the issues of their lives.

Presenter: Dr. Anne Walsh D.Min.

Anne Walsh works with the Redemptorists as the Coordinator for Partnership in Mission for the Redemptorists of North America, and as a member of the Redemptorist Adult Faith Formation Team for the Redemptorists of Canada. She is also the Chair of the Redemptorist General Commission for Partnership in Mission and a member of the Redemptorist General Secretariat for Evangelization.Anne holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, a Master’s in Religious Education, a Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies, a Diploma in Fine Arts from the University of Calgary, and a Doctor of Ministry. She  has been a classroom teacher, and a coordinator of Religious Education and Adult Faith Formation at the School Board, Parish and Diocesan levels. Anne has worked in Campus Ministry and Youth Ministry in has been a long-time advisor to the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops in the area of Adult Faith Formation.

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