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While our middle and high schoolers are in Christian formation classes, come join us for a variety of presenters and activities relevant to Christian adults. Join us once a month after the 5:30 Sunday evening Mass in the Community Center for our new ADULTS ONLY speaker/activity series. 

APR. 2: Digital Discipleship: A Christian Parent’s Guide to Social Media with Maureen Rotramel

The presentation will be a tutorial on the social media teens use and how parents can work their way into that world to encourage their children and faith.

All events follow 5:30 Sunday evening Mass in the Community Center
Come and enjoy the company of your fellow adults.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

  • This process is for adults who have not been baptized and want to explore learning more about Jesus Christ and the Catholic church; or for adults baptized in another Christian denomination, but who may now be interested in being accepted and confirmed into the Catholic church; or
  • Adults who are baptized Catholics, but have not completed their full initiation into the Catholic church and still need to celebrate the sacraments of 1st Eucharist and Confirmation.
  • Please call Gerry Wolf, Pastoral Associate, at 253-2213, for more details.  This process begins in mid-September.

Adult Confirmation…Catholicism 101

  • Sponsored by the Cluster Parishes
  • Hosted by Good Shepherd parish.
  • In January, eight sessions are held for those persons who would like to receive the sacrament of Confirmation.
  • The sessions are also for those who would like to study and review the basics of the Catholic faith.

Book Discussions

  • Throughout the year opportunities are offered to come together to read and discuss a variety of books.

Catholics Returning Home

  • Sponsored and hosted by the Cluster Parishes.
  • Jesus’ invitation was “Come and see.” Come and Explore the possibilities. Join us for a review of the basics of our Catholic Faith. We have seven informational sessions which are held in September at one of our Cluster Parishes.
  • If you have not been an actively participating Catholic, we invite you to come, discuss your questions, and become part of our community.
  • We would like to welcome you back.

Centering Prayer

  • On Wednesdays at 8:45 a group meets for 20 – 30 minutes of silent prayer called Centering prayer.  We meet in the Reconciliation Room at St. James.   We offer the opportunity for centering prayer or contemplative prayer: a time of silence, and a time to be in God’s presence in a unique and special way.