The Adult Faith Formation Committee meets to plan ways to provide adult members of the parish with opportunities to learn more about the teachings and traditions of the Catholic Church, as well as to grow in faith and improve their spiritual lives. The committee meets to review suggestions, and to plan for, various programs to accomplish its mission. Members contribute energy and expertise toward sponsoring and promoting events. This may include evenings or days of faith enrichment, fellowship, education, retreats, book fairs, parish missions and seasonal programs. The committee also provides information for faith enrichment opportunities at other locations within the Diocese of Covington, through bulletin announcements and the parish newsletter. Fresh and new ideas, requests or suggestions for programs, from within the parish community, are always welcomed and encouraged.
Committee members must be 18 years of age or older, actively involved in parish life, and have a desire to help enrich the faith life of fellow parishioners.
Meets at 7:00pm, the fourth Wednesday of each month in the parish center.
♦ Contact: Pat TenBrink (e-mail)
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) program was created for people who want to explore the teachings of the Catholic Church. It is an open discussion format covering a wide variety of topics including Church history, the Sacraments, the teachings of Jesus, Sacred Scripture and a number of other relevant topics. The format is casual and we welcome all who are interested, including those who are interested in becoming Catholic, any Catholics who have been away from the Church for some time or even active Catholics who want to deepen their faith.
Volunteers are needed to be sponsors.
Meets in the Parish Center rooms 3 and 4 on Sundays from 9:30 – 11:00 am on a weekly basis from late August until late April.
Childcare is available. Learn more about the RCIA program
♦ Contact: Deacon Dave Profitt (e-mail)
The CRHP program centers on the renewal process and emphasizes a clear focus on Christ. The program encourages continued spiritual growth through scripture, prayer, personal reflection and relationships with others. Men’s and women’s programs are offered to those 18 years of age or older. The non-overnight weekend retreat takes place at the parish. Dates and registration information will be announced each year. (more info)
♦ Contact: Deacon Steve Alley (e-mail)
Meets in Brodnick Hall on the second & fourth Saturdays from 7:30-9am. Some men pray the rosary at 6:30am and /or attend the 7am Mass.
♦ Contact: Deacon Pete Freeman (e-mail)
A variety of parish programs are offered that strengthen Catholic families by helping men and women live their vocation to marriage and parenthood in all its fullness. Familia exists for the family, that they might live their mission through stronger marriages, effective communication between spouses and children, trust in the dignity of each person, lifestyles and decisions which bring unity and elevate the family, and serving the Catholic Church.
For more information, visit the website of FAMILIA USA .
Meets twice monthly from September to May; day depends on the year of study. Childcare is provided. Watch for signups for women, men, and couples.
♦ Contact: Robin Welch (e-mail)
Ladies Cursillo Prayer Group
This group is open to all women who have completed a Cursillo.
For more information about Cursillo and upcoming fall and spring weekends in our area, visit the website of Covington Cursillo.
♦ Contact: Pat Rigney (e-mail)
The purpose of the HOLY LEAGUE is to bring men closer to Christ by spending quiet time with him. We will spend the time in Adoration, hear a brief reflection on the life of Jesus the man and the Sacrament of Confession will be available if any man wants it. We are in a spiritual warfare and our families need men who are ready for the battle.
All men are invited including sons.
For more information, visit the website of HOLY LEAGUE.
Meets 4th Monday of every month, 7 – 8pm in the Church
♦ Contact: Deacon Dave Profitt (e-mail) or firstname.lastname@example.org