Adult faith formation allows us to actively learn and live Jesus’ call. This includes bible study groups, but so much more…it involves creating opportunities to meet people where they are in their relationship with Christ so we can grow as disciples. The US Catholic Bishops remind us: God's call to holiness, our faith and life as adult disciples are grounded in developing a personal relationship with Jesus and we learn and live our faith as active members of the Church. Prayerfully consider growing your relationship with Jesus.
For more information contact Kym Leibham - [email protected]
Safeguarding Coordinator is Lori Woelfel - [email protected]
SUMMER SAINT SERIES
The saints show us how to make Jesus truly present in the Holy Eucharist, the core and origin of our life.
Pope Benedict: “The Eucharist is at the root of every form of holiness, and each of us is called to the fullness of life in the Holy Spirit. How many saints have advanced along the way of perfection thanks to their eucharistic devotion! From [18 saints and blessed] to name only a few, holiness has always found its center in the sacrament of the Eucharist” (Sacramentum Caritatis 94). Stay tuned for a summer series about the saints who teach us about Eucharistic life. Monday nights starting mid-June, bring your own picnic dinner and your friends and family for this casual, fun evening. If you are interested in speaking about one of the saints, contact Kym.
WHY THE EUCHARIST REVIVAL NOW?
The church needs healing. And the world needs the church.
· 31% Catholics know & BELIEVE THE EUCHARIST IS THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST.
· 39% Catholics ATTEND MASS weekly.
· 112,000,000 individuals have had serious THOUGHTS OF SUICIDE during the last year in the US.
· FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY OF OUR NATION the number of adults belonging to a church or congregation has FALLEN BELOW 50%
Statistics from the National Eucharistic Revival Playbook.
Communion to Commission
We are called to reach all people to fall in love with Jesus, inspire disciples, and go out on missionary discipleship. He has called you by name to discern how you will grow His kingdom through the year of Eucharistic Revival. Contact Kym to help bring the Eucharistic Revival to our parish family through:
· Ministry work
· Faith formation (youth, family, adult)
· Special events
· Intercessory prayer teams
· Person to person encounters
FOR AN EVENT THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE: REBOOT!
CHRIS STEFANICK • HOLY NAME • OCT 18 • 7-9 PM
INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SPEAKER & AUTHOR
REBOOT! is the fun, inspiring and practical experience of applying the beauty and genius of the heart of the Gospel to every aspect of your life. From prayer and spirituality, to work, dating, marriage, parenting, health and more! There is no part of your life that will be left untouched! Keep watching the bulletin for all the details. Tickets on sale NOW!
DON'T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN INSIGHT INTO LIVING LIFE MORE FULLY! THE LIFE GOD HAS CREATED FOR YOU!
ABIDING TOGETHER PODCAST
Women, the Abiding Together Podcast is BACK! Hosted by Sister Miriam, Michelle Benzinger, and Heather Khym, Abiding Together provides a place of connection, rest and encouragement for people who are on the journey of living out their passion and purpose in Jesus Christ. You can find the podcast on their website abidingtogetherpodcast.com or iTunes, Spotify, Podbead, or Google Podcasts and it’s FREE!
FOCUS ON US
Our NEW and ongoing marriage ministry gives couples the time to love, listen, and share with each other and deepen the presence of Christ as the center of a marriage. Groups of 4 – 5 couples come together on a Friday evening, once a month. The host couple provides questions for meditation and sharing, then models how to share. Each couple moves to a separate space together and contemplates the questions and shares, just with each other. The evening is mainly about sharing as a couple. Couples of all ages and chapters of life are presently part of the ministry. Couples are welcome to join anytime. Contact Kym if you are interested in learning more.
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