The following programs are available through the Office of Adult Education.  Please contact Marilyn Dietrich in the church office at 817.478.8206×204  or email at  gro.ccpdvsnull@hcirteidm

Bible Study

“Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.”  St. Jerome

Our parish offers weekly Bible studies Sept to May .

 

Catechism of the Catholic Church

www.usccb.org/catechism/text www.DynamicCatholic.com the Matthew Kelly site

Strong Catholic Families:Strong Catholic Youth

When parents bring their children for baptism, they promise to be “the first teachers in the faith”  What do those words mean?  Where do they begin?  How do they “teach” the faith?

www.nfcym.org/family/index.htm

Catholics Coming Home

Perhaps you are an inactive Catholic.  Many people have left the Church for a variety of reasons.  Many are simply waiting for an invitation to return.  Consider this that invitation to come home to the Catholic church.  We would like to welcome you back no matter the reason you left or how long you’ve been away.  If you would like a priest or Adult Ministry director to contact you, please call the parish office.

Book Club

The SVdP book club is open to anyone who loves to read.  We enjoy lively conversations sharing our thoughts on the books we read.  The book club meets at 9:30 a.m. every sixth Tuesday beginning in September through May.  Our meetings generally last an hour to an hour and a half and we meet in the front office conference room.   

Divorce Ministry

There are several opportunities for those men and women going through the real and wrenching pain of civil divorce.  Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide a 12-week Divorce Recovery program Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends a 12 week program Divorce and Beyond an eight week program.  You may also consider asking about our Stephen Ministry program for information or to be directed to a program in the area.

Prison Ministry

Prison Ministries serves the spiritual and religious needs of Catholic inmates in detention centers, county jails, federal and state prisons, as well as other inmates seeking to know about the Catholic faith and way of life. We provide this service through the chaplains and volunteers who minister in correctional facilities throughout our diocese.

“We are still a long way from the time when our conscience can be certain of having done everything possible to prevent crime and to control it effectively so that it no longer does harm and, at the same time, to offer to those who commit crimes a way of redeeming themselves and making a positive return to society. If all those in some way involved in the problem tried to…develop this line of thought, perhaps humanity as a whole could take a great step forward in creating a more serene and peaceful society.”Pope John Paul II, July 9, 2000

Links

U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops: Prison Ministry

Library

The library is located on the first floor of the Administration Building .  We own books and tapes on the Catholic faith and pholosophy for loan.  We also have a complete history of the parish in pictures that can be viewed on site.  We also welcome the donation of books and tapes that would help others.  The Library is open during offices hours.

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