Saints in the City
As disciples of Jesus, faith formation is an essential part of our faith journey. By going deeper into our knowledge of the Catholic faith, we are able to grow in our love for God and our brothers and sisters.
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St. Michael’s is pleased to offer its parishioners free access to FORMED, a revolutionary online platform for Catholic faith formation resources — including movies, documentaries, ebooks, mp3, study programs, and so much more.
To get started, visit saintmichael.formed.org
Faith Formation Programs and Events
A Biblical Walk Through the Mass
Monday evenings at 7 p.m. beginning Sept. 24, 2018
In this five-part Bible study featuring Symbolon presenter Dr. Edward Sri, you will come to know and understand the Mass like never before. From the rich meanings behind what we say and do in the Liturgy to the words and gestures of the priest, you will see the Mass in a new light, leading you to a more meaningful appreciation of the Liturgy.
Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (24 hours on first Fridays)
Recharge your spiritual life and spend time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament through prayer and adoration.
Wednesdays at 6 a.m. beginning Sept. 5, 2018
St. Michael’s Men’s Ministry is offering a new year of That Man is You! beginning in the fall of 2018. The Vision of Man Fully Alive is a brand new program that enables men to experience authentic Christian freedom.
Monday evenings at 7 p.m. beginning on September 10.
Have you lost a loved one recently? You’re invited to GriefShare: a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing someone.
Click here for more info.
One Rock 2.0
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018
Join Patrick Coffin, Lizzie Reezay, and Brian Holdsworth at One Rock 2.0, which aims to inspire, challenge, and equip Catholic young adults to be protagonists in the New Evangelization.
Catholic young adults (single or married) ages 18-35 are invited to register now.
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 26
Alpha is a series of interactive sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith.
There’s no pressure, no follow-up, and no charge — just an open, informal, and honest space to explore and discuss life’s big questions together.
Anyone Becoming Catholic?
Thursdays at 7 p.m. beginning September 27
The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is for non-Catholic adults interested in exploring the Catholic faith. For more info, contact Sandy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursdays at 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. beginning September 27
The Women’s Ministry invites women to this study on Fr. Michael Gaitley’s The One Thing is Three: How the Most Holy Trinity Explains Everything. Far from being a scholarly or academic text, this study makes deep theology accessible with humour and ease to everyday Catholics. Cost: $20 for the book used in this study.
Knights of Columbus
Every second Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal order of Catholic men serving the parish through charitable community works. Catholic men ages 18 and up who are in union with the Holy See are welcome to join. For more information, visit saintmichael.ca/knights.
Catholic Women’s League
CWL is a national organization rooted in gospel values, calling its members to holiness through service to God’s people. Interested? You’re invited to join us. Click here for more details.
Fatal Flaws: Legalizing Assisted Death
Monday, October 22 at 7 p.m.
Join filmmaker-producer Kevin Dunn for a Q&A and screening of Fatal Flaws: a documentary produced in partnership with the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition on the dangers of legalizing assisted death. Watch the trailer at fatalflawsfilm.com.
Home Group Information Session
Tuesday, November 6 at 7 p.m.
Learn more about home groups at St. Michael’s: whther you are starting a group, joining one, or seeking new members, we will be sharing best practices and resources to equip you for a fruitful home group experience.
Pro-Life Talk and Social
Friday, November 16 at 7 p.m.
Join Cameron Cote from the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform (CCBR) as he presents a pro-life talk from a Catholic perspective — equipping you with the conversational skills to defend life.
Catholic Christian Outreach: Discovery
Tuesday mornings at 6 a.m. beginning Sept. 18, 2018
Discovery is an effective tool to open people’s minds and hearts to understanding who Jesus is, what He has done, and the invitation He offers for relationship. Includes coffee and breakfast.