What is the
National Episcopal Cursillo?
What is Cursillo? Cursillo is a movement of the church. Its purpose is to help those in the
church understand their individual callings to be Christian Leaders. The
leadership may be exercised in work situations, in the family and social
life, in leisure activities, and within the Church environment. Leadership,
in Cursillo, does not mean power over others, but influence on others; all
of us need to be aware that we can exert a positive influence on those
What is the Goal
of Cursillo? The goal of Cursillo is the goal of the Church: to bring all to
Christ. This is done when informed, trained leaders set out with the support
of others having a similar commitment.
What does Cursillo
do? It helps to renew and deepen Christian commitment. Cursillo is one of
many renewal movements. Many people have said Cursillo provides an important
learning experience which causes many to feel like newly made Christians
with a purpose and with support.
What is the
Cursillo Movement About? Cursillo is patterned on Jesus' own example. He
searched out and called a small group of potential leaders (pre-Cursillo);
He trained them by word and example and inspired them with a vision
(Three-Day Weekend); He linked them together and sent them out into the
world to bring the world to Him (Fourth Day).