Parent Faith Formation Opportunities

Spring 2018

The Bible and the Sacraments

January 10th thru March 21st  
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in Family Center Room 201

The Bible and the Sacraments is unlike any other study on the sacraments. Certainly it looks at the basic teaching of the Church as to their meaning and origin, but it goes further. It investigates the deeper mystery of the sacraments as illuminated by Sacred Scripture.

*You do not have to come each week but may come each week to participate in the full study.

https://stpaulcenter.com/studies-tools/journey-through-scripture/the-bible-and-the-sacraments/


 

 

The Relevance of Mary in Your Life | Women’s Lenten Day of Reflection

Saturday, February 24th
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lower Lounge

To register:


Become the Father You Are Destined to Be

Saturday, March 17th
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. in Family Center Room 201 

During the month of March, we think of St. Joseph, and the timeless wisdom and example of the man who was father to the Son. During this presentation, we will look at the spirituality of fatherhood as exemplified by St. Joseph and look at ways to grow in this calling to authentic fatherhood.


Peter: Cornerstone of Catholicism

April 4, 2018 thru May 30, 2018 in the Family Center Room 201

Peter: Cornerstone of Catholicism offers a fascinating, in-depth study series on the life and meaning of St. Peter. Bringing together biblical stories, historical knowledge, solid Church teaching, and personal insights, Dr. Gray gives a fresh perspective on the fisherman to whom Jesus entrusted his Church. In these ten stirring lectures, learn what happens when flawed humanity comes up against God made flesh.

*People can participate in the whole study or just attend a few sessions.


Mary as Queen of the Family

May 12, 9: 30 – 10:30 in Family Center Room 201


Online Faith Formation Opportunities

In order to assist and encourage children growing in their faith, the Office of Faith Formation recommends that parents attend faith formation opportunities throughout the year. While several opportunities to join Bible studies, lectures and retreats are available to the parish as a whole each month, our office also understands the demands and business that the day-to-day life of raising children exerts on schedules. With this in mind, our office has decided to offer an online alternative for parents to receive credit.

We are pleased to announce access to an online subscription called FORMED, a digital platform with Catholic content ranging from Bible studies to podcasts and movies on the lives of the saints. The programming on FORMED will allow parents to grow and deepen their faith from the comfort of their own home via their laptop, computer or even television.

To access FORMED, visit formed.org and register using our parish code JT85TX. After creating a username and password, you will be able to log in at any time.

While there are many excellent programs on FORMED, the following are particularly relevant to the sacraments your child will be receiving this year:

FORGIVEN: THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF CONFESSION*

*Due to the content of this program, it will count as two faith formation opportunities.

LECTIO EUCHARIST*

*Due to the content of this program, it will count as two faith formation opportunities.

 

In order to receive full credit for completing these programs, parents are required to answer and submit questions to the Office of Faith Formation. Links to the study questions can be accessed by clicking on the buttons below.

 Questions for Forgiven

 http://stmonicachurch.org/forgiven/

Questions for Lectio Eucharist

 http://stmonicachurch.org/lectio-eucharist/