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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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Want to learn more about why we do what we do during Mass? Join our Worship Wednesdays Flocknote group and get a weekly email with formation and catechetical videos on the liturgy.
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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
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 15, 2020
Is there more to life than this?
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.
Each session includes a free supper.
For more info, contact Sandy at email@example.com.
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.
Note: Christmas Adoration schedule available here.
Mondays at 7 p.m. beginning Jan. 13, 2020
Learn the compelling story of the first Christians in Acts — a 20-part Bible study featuring Jeff Cavins. Acts: The Spread of the Kingdom will help you to see your place in the Church as a disciple of Christ.
Cost: $35 for the workbook (will be used during all 20 sessions).
Thursdays at 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. beginning Jan. 16, 2020
“Our Lord teaches that prayer is a relationship and a vital necessity. And yet, many of us have difficulty committing to daily prayer.” Women are invited to join in this six-week, video-based study on the spirituality of prayer beginning January 2020.
Thursday, January 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Parents and grandparents are invited to this speaker session on how to raise your kids in the digital age. Topics include internet safety, healthy digital boundaries, and building trusting relationships with your kids, among many others.
This is a free event: click here to learn more.
Please note that this study, originally scheduled on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning January 22, has been cancelled due to low registrations
Friday, January 17 at 7 p.m.
What is spiritual direction? How do you find a spiritual director? How could you minister to others by becoming a spiritual director? Join Sr. Madeline Gregg of the Faithful Companions of Jesus at this free session on Friday, January 17 at 7 p.m.
Click here to learn more about Sr. Madeleine.
Friday, January 24 to Saturday, January 25
Missionary Families of Christ is inviting couples to join the next Christian Life Seminar (CLS), which will lead you into a renewed understanding of God’s call to you as a Christian. By hearing the message of the Gospel proclaimed anew, you can make a renewed commitment to God in a way that will allow you to receive a fuller experience of the work of the Holy Spirit in your life.
Wednesdays at 6 a.m. beginning Jan. 29, 2020
St. Michael’s Men’s Ministry is offering That Man is You: The Fight of Faith.
From TMIY.org: “The Fight of Faith equips and enables men to engage in the spiritual battle raging in our day. Authentic masculine identities will emerge to inspire heroic lives of service to a calling greater than ourselves. The Fight of Faith is uniquely both contemplative and practical.”
To register or if you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Healthy and effective relationships from a Christian perspective: Do we have the courage to do it right?
Thursday, February 6 at 6:30 p.m.
(Click here for the February 20 session for young adults) In this presentation, Dr. Mark Kolodziej will be speaking about Christian relationship and dating ethics — providing parents, teachers, and those ministering to youth and young adults with the scientific evidence which supports and complements Scripture and Church teaching on the area of healthy relationships.
Cost: $25 per couple or individual
Click here to learn more and to register.
Adults Becoming Catholic
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is for non-Catholic adults interested in exploring the Catholic faith.
Women’s Ministry • Thursdays at 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. beginning March 5, 2020
In this ten-part series, Dr. Mary Healy combines insightful biblical study with Church teaching and practical advice to show how modern Catholics can effectively impact their world for Jesus Christ. She explores topics such as the call of Jesus to evangelize, the power of the Sacraments, the role of charisms for building up the Body of Christ, techniques from St. Paul for reaching a secular culture, and more.
Join Dr. Don Swenson in the monthly talk series Grafted In: Reflections on the Jewish Roots of the Christian-Catholic Tradition and the Relationship Between Gentile and Jewish Believers in Jesus.
This series of presentations is pastoral in nature and aims to assist everyone to be open to enjoying the rich root of Israel, from Genesis down through and including the Messiah, Jesus.
This series begins on Wednesday, January 29. Click here for the full schedule.
Fridays at 9:45 a.m.
Calling all moms! Whether you’re pregnant, have an infant, or your kids are in school, we invite you to join us for guest speaker events, coffee, fellowship, and free play for the kids on Friday mornings after the 9 a.m. Mass.