Showing posts from October, 2011


Read all about the State Ultreya held on September 25 by the Spanish-speaking Trenton Cursillo community. The article appeared in the October 13th issue of The Monitor .


We welcome our newest cursillistas from Trenton 121 "Hearts on Fire" Clarke Bowers/Melissa Banahan and Brick Ultreya Buddy Goss/Dowd John Kauppinen/Bayshore Ultreya Walter Jennings/Dowd Lou Lastrina/Garrett Noel Terranova/DiStefano Thomas Tucker/Ivanko

OCTOBER SCHOOL OF LEADERS IS COMING by Ronnie Martella, Assistant Lay Director

Fellow Cursillistas, School of Leaders returned in September with a good crowd and two great speakers. We began our study of Pope Paul’s encyclical “On Evangelization in the Modern World”. Sister Simon started us off speaking about Pope Paul and Vatican II talking about ‘new responses to new questions’ and how Pope John Paul II went beyond that to call us to a New Evangelization. Sister reminded us that evangelization is when we accept God’s word, live in service and by our witness invite others to that life. It is a way of life, not a program in which no one is excluded and as ‘everyday evangelizers’ we are charged verbalize Christ in our lives and celebrate the story of God’s healing and renewal. Frans Tholenaar gave the technique talk on pre-Cursillo, not the section but the way of living that makes it possible to be vertebrae-the backbone in the world. We are members of the community of saints and we shouldn’t take that lightly. Pre-Cursillo involves the selection of peopl