Training and Workshops
Parish Advocate Training Set for 2022 (click the link to download flyer)
To be appointed as a Parish Advocate, individuals must attend both Introductory and Advanced training. These programs are held at Christ the King Retreat Center in Citrus Heights. All participants from the Diocese of Sacramento must be approved by their pastor or parochial administrator.
Introductory Parish Advocate Training - March 15-17, 2022 - Registration deadline: February 15, 2022
Advanced Parish Advocate Training - September 20-22, 2022
If you have any questions, please contact Cheryl Tholcke, Moderator of the Tribunal Chancery, 916-733-0231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presentation on the Annulment Process
Presentations may be scheduled for parishes and/or deaneries by contacting Cheryl Tholcke at the Tribunal: 916-733-0231 or email@example.com.
Father Mark Richards, JCL, Judicial Vicar, and Cheryl M. Tholcke, Moderator of the Tribunal Chancery, present an overview of the Church's annulment process. Time is allotted for questions and answers, as well as time to speak privately with one of them or an appointed Parish Advocate.
December 8, 2015
Regarding CHANGES IN MARRIAGE NULLITY PROCESSES
Letter from the Moderator of the Tribunal Chancery and Judicial Vicar
September 15, 2015
Regarding POPE FRANCIS - Mitis Iudex, Dominus Iesus
Letter from the Judicial Vicar and Moderator of the Tribunal Chancery