Supporting Fatherhood (CPMC Town Hall event)

CPMC welcomes Norman Goldston of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Hartford (Connecticut), who will share about a program that supports fathers. The Fatherhood Program provides resources to help fathers gain awareness of the important role they play in their children’s overall social, emotional, mental, physical, and developmental well-being.

NACC Business Meeting

NACC Members, please join the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in a conversation and Q&A regarding the organizational vitality of the National Association of Catholic Chaplains. The purpose of this gathering is to learn more about the structure of NACC and dialogue together about future initiatives and hopes for our organization.


NACC CPE-Community of Practice 2023 (Networking Call)

Please join us for the NACC/CPE-Educator Community of Practice Call.
Topic: Deacon Jack Conrad and Erica Cohen Moore present the new CAC requirements and offer clarifications on certification for deacons.

Listening and Responding to Concepts of God in the Context of Trauma and Grief

It is natural for patients to question the nature of God in the context of trauma and grief: “Why would God let this happen to me?” “Where is God when I am suffering?” “What kind of a God would allow these tragedies? Responding to these questions effectively not only requires understanding where the patient is coming from religiously and spiritually, but also on you as the Chaplain or caretaker. How does your religious formation, spirituality and personal experience inform your responses to someone’s whose background may be very different than your own? How might your response add to or alleviate the pain of the patient and their family members?

A Still Small Voice

Edlavitch Jewish Community Center 1529 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

June 17, 2023 | Washington, DC
We are delighted to be able to present this beautiful, important film on the big screen, followed by a conversation with the producer Kellen Quinn, and one of the film's main participants, David (a chaplains himself) in person.

Human Trafficking: Focus on Juveniles (CPMC Town Hall event)

CPMC invites you to a conversation with Felicitas Brugo Onetti, Anti-Trafficking Education and Outreach Coordinator at the Migration and Refugee Services Department at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. She will lead a discussion about human trafficking issues that specifically impact juveniles and how ministers can support them, including a discussion of solidarity, trauma-responsive accompaniment, and confidentiality.


Why Minister in Spanish? / ¿Por qué Ministrar en Español? (CPMC Webinar)

Led by Auxiliary Bishop Mario Avilés of the Diocese of Brownsville and Helder Hernandez, Poverty Education & Outreach Coordinator with the Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development at the USCCB, we will discuss the importance of ministering and being ministered to in a person’s native language. We will also share about formation and education opportunities offered in Spanish at CPMC, presented by our Foundational Training facilitators Aida Bone, Deacon Roman Ramos, and Hermes Silva.