The Rosary Group is one of the fastest growing groups at St. Paul’s Church. With over 20 members of both experienced and inexperienced members- prayers, friendships, support, and faith are at the heart of every gathering. We invite you to join us each Tuesday at 12:00 to recite the Rosary with a warm and welcoming group of men and women growing in their spirituality. *Please note, there will be NO Rosary Group on Tuesday December 26th.
The highly acclaimed The Chosen, a series depicting the life of Christ and His followers, will be viewed monthly at St. Paul’s Church. The second Thursday of each month (unless noted otherwise below) at 11:00 AM, the Adult Faith program will meet to watch Season two. After each episode, there will be a short discusses and reflection about the message and meaning of that installment. All adults are invited to join us as we travel 2,000 years back in time to walk in the footsteps of Christ.
September 28: S2E1 Thunder
October 12: S2E2 I Saw You
November 9: S2E3 Matthew 4:24
December: No viewing this month
Together in Grief
Have you experienced a recent loss in your life and you’re looking for people to connect with? Together in Grief is St. Paul’s bereavement group that meets the third Thursday of each month to find healing and peace after a loss. We are not therapists, but a support group which assists one another on their journey. You do not need to be a member of St. Paul’s Church to join. All who are looking for support are welcome. If you have any questions about this group please contact Katie Van Damme, the Adult Faith Formation coordinator, in the parish office.
These monthly meetings will take place at 11:00 AM in the Music Room
September 21: What does grief look like?
October 11: Memories of our loved one.
November 16: Caring for oneself
December 14: What are we really celebrating?
Coffee and Catholicism
Coffee and Catholicism is an adult enrichment program that focuses on different aspects of our faith, health, and well-being. The program will meet the first Thursday of every Month at 9:15 AM in room 7 & 8. Bring your friends and enjoy great conversations on topics that are important to your life.
September 7: The Internet, Technology, and Your Faith
October 5: Presentation on Alzheimer's and Dementia
November 2: Meet the Saints: The 3 Teresa’s—St. Teresa of Avila, St. Teresa of Calcutta, and St. Therese of Lisieux.
December 7: It’s the season to TTTBK
The Second Sunday of each month, St. Paul’s Church will offer an opportunity for adults to gather and share insight on that weeks scripture reading. We’ll discuss the deeper meanings of the readings, some of the history surrounding them, and your thoughts and feelings on the text. The group will be meeting at 10:00 AM in the Gather Room starting in October.
Dates: October 8, November 12, and December 10th.
Looking to enrich your spiritual life? Here are some great resources to help you grow in faith, hope, and charity. *Please be mindful, not all resources that advertise themselves as Catholic, are truly Catholic in nature. If you have any questions regarding the authenticity of any resource you encounter please contact Katie, our Adult Faith Formation Coordinator, and she can assist you in discerning the accuracy in what you have found.
Robert Barron Danielle Bean
Sr. Joan Chittister C.K. Chesterton
Dr. Ray Guerendi
Dr. Scott W. Hahn
Trent Horn Matthew
Kelly Thomas Keating
Fulton J. Sheen
Credible Websites for Catholic Information
Ascension Press https://ascensionpress.com/
Catholic Answers https://www.catholic.com/
Catholic News Agency https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/
Dynamic Catholic https://www.dynamiccatholic.com/lent.html
National Catholic Registrar https://www.ncregister.com/
New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia https://www.newadvent.org/cathen/
Our Sunday Visitor (OSV News) https://www.catholicnews.com/
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) https://www.usccb.org/
Vatican News https://www.vaticannews.va/en.html
The Transforming Power of Christ
Thank you for partaking in this week and for allowing yourself to be open to all the possibilities Christ has intended for you. I am grateful for that week and the opportunity to get to know each of you a little more intimately. I am so blessed to work here and to serve each of you. Have a wonderful rest of your summer and thank you again for partaking in the week of Transformation and Reflection.
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Katie.firstname.lastname@example.org or 671-2100 X24
Lenten Daily Reflection Books
Due to popular demand, The Little White Books, which follow the Lenten Little Black Books, will be provided for each family this Easter season. These books will be available at Easter masses and they begin Easter Monday and run through Pentecost. One book per family please.
Lenten Daily Reflection Books
This year St. Paul’s is offering The Little Black Book: Six-minute meditations of the parables of Jesus, to enhance your prayer life this Lent. These books provide a bit of knowledge about the church, saints, Holy Days, and other important facts to enhance our faith, along with an in-depth look at scripture and how it relates to our lives. These popular reflection books will be available in the Narthex the weekend of February 26 and 27 and throughout Lent, while supplies last. One book per family please.