Claire Bissell, Coordinator; 798-1887, ext. 116 or firstname.lastname@example.org
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CALENDAR
March – May Calendar
Mar. 25 9:30 am, GIFT; Palm Sunday
Apr. 1 No GIFT, Happy Easter!
Apr. 8 9:30 am, GIFT
Apr. 14 4 pm, Confirmation
Apr. 15 9:30 am, GIFT
Apr. 22 9:30 am, GIFT
6 pm, Graduation Banquet
Apr. 29 9:30 am, GIFT
Final deadline to turn in Rice Bowls
May 6 9:30 am, Last day of GIFT, May crowning; Noon, Parish Picnic
May 12 4 pm, First Holy Communion
Note: GIFT religious education classes begin promptly at 9:30 am-10:45 am!
Confirmation News – Mark your calendar
Confirmation will be at the 4 pm Mass on Saturday April 14, 2018
First Communion News – Mark your calendar
May Crowning, May 6, 10:45 am, led by 2nd grade
Last Day of GIFT, Parish Picnic, May 6, 2018
First Communion, Saturday, May 12, 2018, 4 pm Mass
Children’s Liturgy of the Word continues at the 11 am Mass. This ministry is designed to help young children to learn to listen, reflect and respond to God’s Word. To volunteer to help with this ministry, contact Claire Bissell.
If you are expecting or if your baby has already been born and you are seeking baptism for your child, please call Cathy Cobb in the parish office to set up an appointment for a baptismal preparation session.
ADULT FAITH FORMATION:
Sunday Morning Adult Bible Study: Our scripture study/faith sharing group meets every Sunday at 9:30 am in the library of the Burleigh Center. Newcomers are welcome to all these offerings.
RCIA Sundays, 9:30 am in the Burleigh Center. Facilitator: Deacon Mike Whitehead
Sunday morning Adult Formation, 9:30 am in the Burleigh Center! The Intentional Disciple: Not A Haphazard Christian! Sherry A. Weddell is a convert to the Catholic Church whose book has made many Catholics stop and rethink their approach to their faith. Join us this spring as we look at what it means and how to become an Intentional Disciple for Jesus Christ. Contact Michelle Brown for more details at email@example.com.
Wednesday Morning Adult Bible Study, 9:30 am in the Burleigh Center. All are welcome. Facilitator: Cathy Cobb
Matthew Bible Study, Wednesdays, at 6 pm in the Burleigh Center; Matthew: The King and His Kingdom is an exciting study that explores the life and mission of Jesus as recorded in the Gospel. It is 24 sessions and the 2nd in the three part foundational study following the Great Adventure Bible Study. Matthew demonstrates how the promises and prophecies of the Old Testament are fulfilled in Christ, who establishes a New Law and inaugurates the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. Participants will see Jesus as the awaited Messiah who relives the life and struggles of Israel to become the faithful and victorious King. Set in the rich context of Jesus’ Jewish culture, this study will help us understand who Jesus is and what his life and teachings mean for us today. For more info or to sign up please contact Cameron Dean, 734-8848, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday Night Bible Study: We begin a 13-week class on the Book of Hebrews on Thursday, January 11. The class will run from January 11 until April. The class will begin at 6:30 pm and end around 8 pm. We will be using the book published by Baker Academic Hebrews Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture by Mary Healy. Facilitator: Deacon Jack Lynch.
Pillar 1: The Creed – Study Starts Thursday, February 1 at 6 pm; Pillar 1: The Creed is a 12 week study that begins an amazing journey through the Catechism of the Catholic Church. You say you “believe” every Sunday as you recite the Creed. But do you know what you’re saying you “believe” in? Do the truths of the faith—listed in the Creed—really permeate your life? Learn how these ancient truths contain the promise of peace, joy and happiness for our lives. Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in a compelling and inspiring learning experience that is sure to draw you closer to Christ through a deeper understanding of the teachings of His Church. For more info or to sign up please contact Cameron Dean, 734-8848, email@example.com