August 22, 2017

New Courses for Fall For Learning and for Faith

  AT THE HEART OF PARENTING

September 27 – November 7 (5 weeks)

*Registration closes Sept. 22 or when filled to capacity*

How has parenting had an impact on your relationship with God?

This course builds on the conviction that spirituality is at the heart of parenting. We will touch on four dimensions of parenting, including the spiritual gifts, potential companions for the journey, and ways of praying for each dimension.

  SIGNS OF THE TIMES: HILLBILLY ELEGY by J.D VANCE

October 11 – November 21 (5 weeks)

*Registration closes October 6 or when filled to capacity*

Could listening be an initial step in bridging the deep social, political and cultural divides in the U.S. today? 

The “Signs of the Times” series includes courses that address difficult social, political and cultural themes in order to provide steps to bridge the deep divisions in the U.S. today. In Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance is both narrator of his own story and a frank and honest social commentator about the circumstances he, his family, and his community faced.  A complex portrait emerges of the white working class who feel excluded.

  MARY, THE MOTHER OF JESUS

November 26 – December 23 (4 weeks)

*Registration closes November 21 or when filled to capacity*

This course explores three key events in the life of Mary, the Mother of Jesus: the Annunciation, the Visitation, and, the proclamation of the Canticle of Mary.  Delve more deeply into the Biblical sources, reflect on each event, and take the opportunity to live out the Gospel message.

A PEOPLE OF HOPE: THE LINEAGE OF JESUS

November 26 – December 19 (3 weeks)

*Registration closes November 21 or when filled to capacity*

Inspired by the Jesse Tree, this course unpacks the Advent theme of hope as lived out by the ancestors of Jesus.  Take a fresh look at key figures in Matthew’s genealogy and others in the Christian story of Salvation, and reflect on how we might embrace and live out Christian hope today.

Fall Course Brochure

Bible Study with a Catholic Perspective

New Testament Visions of Faith

October 4 – November 21 (6 weeks)

 The Psalms: Prayers for All Times  

October 11 – November 21 (5 weeks)

The Gospel of Mark

October 25 – November 21 (3 weeks)


Engaging with the Life of Faith

The Liturgy Committee

September 27 – November 3 (4 weeks)

Spirituality Matters

September 27 – November 7 (5 weeks)

Finding a Moral Compass

October 4 – November 7 (5 weeks)

Grace and Commitment: The Laity

October 25 – November 21 (3 weeks)

 Effective Preaching: Preaching to Children

October 25 – November 21 (3 weeks)

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