Alumni of the Lay Ministry Program

It is lay women and men, placing their gifts at the service of others, who will be God’s primary instruments in renewing the earth by their leadership and faithfulness in the community.

– United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (Communities of Salt and Light, 1993)


ALM: Alumni of the Lay Ministry Program

Purpose of ALM: to create a community of lay ministers of the Archdiocese of Hartford, serving the following aims:

  • Collegial support
  • Resource sharing
  • Networking
  • Ongoing formation

February 2018 ALM Regional Gatherings

Purpose of Gatherings:

  • Come together as a community of commissioned lay ministers
  • Begin building community
  • Determine needs of and expectations for meetings
  • Introduce the new ELM Initiative and Leadership Formation branch

Alumni of the Lay Ministry Program can sign up for a gathering by clicking this link.


Deanery 2: February 12 at 5:00 p.m. Archdiocesan Center at Saint Thomas Seminary (Bloomfield) – Conference Room C
Deanery 4: February 21 at 5:30 p.m. Our Lady of Mercy (Plainville) – Parish Gym
Deanery 5: February 20 at 5:30 p.m. Saint Vincent Ferrer (Naugatuck) – Family Center
Deanery 7: February 26 at 6 p.m. Saint Mary (New Haven) – Saint Joseph Parish Hall

Ways to Get Involved

Interested in mentoring new lay ministers via the new ELM Leadership Formation branch?

Do you have a particular ministerial passion about which you would be interested in presenting?

Looking forward to lay minister gatherings, and want to help?

Let us know! Fill out this survey for Alumni of the Lay Ministry program. It will help us keep in touch, support you in your ministry. And connect you to opportunities with our initiatives.


All questions, comments, or concerns should be directed to:
Nicole M. Perone
Archdiocesan Director of Adult Faith Formation
860.242.5573 x2677