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Webinar on Artificial Intelligence

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Fr. Ricky Manalo, CSP

Upcoming Dates

  • August 19, 2024

    • Monday, 1 - 3pm​ EST

  • September 21, 2024​

    • Saturday, 12 - 2pm EST

  • October 9, 2024

    • Wednesday, 7-9pm EST​

Note: This is the same webinar being offered on three different dates. Please register for only one session.

About this Webinar

This 2 hour webinar serves as an enlightening primer on artificial intelligence for those engaged in pastoral ministry. It aims to demystify AI, providing basic definitions and insights into its burgeoning role within ministerial contexts. Attendees will explore how AI tools can be integrated into various aspects of religious life, including pastoral ministry, catechesis, creative writing, homiletic/sermon preparation, and worship events. Furthermore, the webinar will delve into ethical considerations and existential questions, fostering a thoughtful dialogue on how this technology could align with Christian values and the future of religion in the age of AI.

Key Topics:

 

  • Learn the history of Artificial Intelligence.

  • Understand basic definitions and key terms.

  • Master ChatGPT and the art of promoting.

  • Enhance spiritual formation and creativity.

  • Consider ethical implications and future trends.

  • Discover new resources and share Q&A.

Fees:

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  • $35 individuals

  • $30 each for groups registrations: parish staff, non-profits, faith organizations

  • Scholarships Available: Contact for more information

Who Should Attend:

 

  • Catechists

  • Pastoral Ministers

  • Clergy

  • Teachers

  • Worship Directors

  • Writers

  • Editors

  • Lay Leaders

  • Composers

  • Communications & Media

  • Religious Members

  • Adult Educators

  • Youth Ministers

  • Parish Volunteers

Rev. Ricky Manalo, CSP, Ph.D., is a Paulist priest, composer, theologian, and missionary. He earned his Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, where he studied liturgy, culture, and sociology. He has presented keynotes, lectures, and workshops on media, technology, and pastoral ministry at various conferences and institutions, including the Catholic Media Association Conference, Gonzaga University, the National Religious Vocation Conference, the Federation of Liturgical Commissions Conference, Kings University College in Ontario, Canada, and the Anglican Liturgical Network in Tokyo, Japan.

His first book, Chanting On Our Behalf (revised edition, Pastoral Press, 2015), won a first-place award from the Catholic Press Association. His second book, The Liturgy of Life: The Interrelationship of Sunday Eucharist and Everyday Worship Practices (Liturgical Press, 2014), was a finalist for the 2015 Excellence in Publishing Awards by the Association of Catholic Publishers.

 

Fr. Manalo serves as a theological consultor for the USCCB and has co-authored numerous statements, including the national pastoral plan for U.S. Asian Pacific Catholics, titled Encountering Christ in Harmony (2018). In his missionary capacity, he engages in various activities ranging from academic lectures, keynotes, and pastoral workshops to preaching and concerts. When not traveling the world, he resides at St. Paul the Apostle Church in New York City.

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Registration

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  • Each webinar is limited to 50 attendants.

  • To register, please fill out the form below and indicate your desired date of attendance. 

    • Monday, August 19, 2024 (1 - 3pm EST)​

    • Saturday, September 21, 2024 (12 - 2pm EST)

    • Wednesday, October 9, 2024 (7 - 9pm EST)

  • If you are part of a group (parish staff, non-profit or faith organization), please provide the names of each attendant.

  • Payment information will be emailed to you after registration.

  • Thank you for supporting my ministry!

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