Adult Faith Formation

Welcome!  

Upcoming Events are listed below.

To register for any program, please contact our assistant, Susan at 776-7898.  

For more information or questions about programs, please contact our director, Kristi, at 261-5831 or email by clicking here

The aim of all our events is to help you enrich and deepen your relationship with Christ and his Church.


 

COMING FALL 2019  

Bible Studies

"Scripture from Scratch" - a four week video overview, perfect for those new to Bible Study or those wanting a refresher.  Monday nights, starting September 9th.

"Ongoing Scripture Study" - our classic Monday night returns in October, and again in January.

Books and Bagels 

Click here for: Summer Reading Suggestions (we resume monthly discussions on September 17).

Catholic Moms' Group

For moms of kids from birth to teen, this group meets weekly for fellowship and book discussion, starting in September.

For Life Film Series

October features a variety of films with topics included in the seamless garment of life.

Coffee with the Clergy / Snacks with the Staff

November features informal gatherings with our priests and staff.

Winter is Coming - and so are the Study Series

January starts a variety of weekly study groups, including "The Women Doctors of the Church"  and Fr. Michael Gaitley's "The One Thing is Three." 

Full annual program with dates will be released in September.   

 

ONGOING PROGRAMS 

  •  CENTERING PRAYER - a weekly prayer group that meets Fridays from 9 - 10:30 am - all year round!  Twenty minutes of silent, contemplative prayer, followed by fellowship and learning.  Learn more about this general style of prayer online here.

  •  MOM'S GROUP  - a discussion and fellowship group that meets primarily during the school year.  The Group is open to moms of babies through teenagers (not everyone brings a little one to the meeting).  Activities include:  reading short articles or chapters and discussing them; organizing service events for families; prayer and general support, and don't forget drinking coffee or tea and refereeing toy disputes.   For more information about our group, please contact Kristi at 239-261-5831

  • SMALL CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES:  weekly gatherings to reflect on the upcoming Sunday Scripture at Mass.  A few groups meet year round, but most are seasonal for Lent or Advent.  More information is here.

 

 


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Adult Faith Formation and Enrichment?

-  A ministry designed for adult learners on various aspects of the Catholic faith. 

 

What type of programs or events are there?

¨ Weekly study series  (Bible, Church History, Catholicism, Spirituality)

¨ One time lectures from qualified persons

¨ Reflection or Retreat days

¨ Regular prayer groups or Small Christian Communities

¨ Move Nights

¨ Special, interactive events

 

Who can attend? Is there a fee?

¨ Any adult can attend, Catholic or not.

¨ Fees vary depending on materials (check individual listing)

¨ Some programs are free or donation based.

 

Who do I contact to find out more about the programs and events?

¨ Our director, Kristi, is happy to speak with you!  Just call 239-261-5831 or email her at:  kristi (at) saintwilliam (dot) com