Angel Barrera is a Project Coordinator for Youth Ministry Services for the Center for Ministry Development. Angel has over ten years of experience in ministry with youth and families in parish, campus ministry and diocesan settings. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in Religious Studies from University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. He...
Angel Barrera is a Project Coordinator for Youth Ministry Services for the Center for Ministry Development. Angel has over ten years of experience in ministry with youth and families in parish, campus ministry and diocesan settings. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in Religious Studies from University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. He formerly served as the Director of Youth Ministry for the Diocese of Brownsville.
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Rapid Pace of Newsworthy Change

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Keeping up with the news can feel like a wild game of 'whack a mole.' Things pop up demanding our attention and we're struggling to whack it smartly on the head and mark it done or read. In the last three weeks, we've experienced a solar eclipse, earthquakes, wildfires, massive hurricanes, the repeal of DACA, threats of North Korean missiles...lots...
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Discerning the Joy of the Gospel in America

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Over July 1-4, 2017, the Center for Ministry Development participated in the important and historic USCCB Convocation for Catholic Leaders in Orlando, FL.  It was a gathering of over 3,500 delegates representing parishes, dioceses, religious orders, movements, and national organizations.  Over these moving few days together, we explored t...
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Hearing the Call [Free Resources for Ministry Leaders]

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Grow in How You Accompany Young People in Discernmentwith This Free Online Event!​ It's an exciting time for the Catholic Church as we prepare for the 2018 Synod themed on "Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment." In preparation of this important event, join us as we explore some important facets of how we, as ministry leaders, can accompany young...
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