AKA: Catholicism for Catholics
“Becoming Catholic Even If You Happen To Be One”

Calling All Catholic Adults!  You are invited to come and join the RCIA group for a modern update and discussion about the beauty and splendor of Catholicism. The sessions are on TUESDAY EVENINGS and last two hours – from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Knight Hall. The first hour is instructional, a talk on a specific topic, and the second hour is interactive discussion and questions.
All are welcome!


OCTOBER 4 – What Catholics Believe (Clearing Up Misconceptions)
– Donna Couch, Director of Faith Formation

OCTOBER 18 – Overview of the Bible

NOVEMBER 8 AND NOVEMBER 15 – History of the Church, Parts I and II
– Donna Couch, Director of Faith Formation

DECEMBER 6 – Mary, the Mother of Jesus
– Cathy Roby and Donna Couch

JANUARY 10 – The Holy Eucharist
– Fr. Brendan Manson, Pastor

JANUARY 24 – Holy Orders
– Fr. Armando Virrey, Parochial Vicar

FEBRUARY 7 – Overview of the Mass
– Fr. Brendan Manson, Pastor

FEBRUARY 21 – Holy Trinity
– Fr. Dave Gruver, Parochial Vicar

MARCH 14 – Prayer
– Donna Couch, Director of Faith Formation

APRIL 25 – Spirituality for the Long Haul
– Donna Couch

MAY 2 – Called and Gifted
– Cathy Roby

Contact the Faith Formation Office if you have questions or comments:



Back to School, Back to FAITH
Faith Formation is a Life-long Process for Everyone

TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY – 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. in Knight Hall
Starts Tuesday, September 13 with an OVERVIEW OF THE BIBLE – for beginners and anyone interested in the Catholic approach to the Scriptures;
Regular Scripture Study on Mercy to begin on September 20.


WEDNESDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY – 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Knight Hall
Starts Wednesday, September 21 with a 3 week series, OVERVIEW OF THE BIBLE – for beginners and anyone interested in the Catholic approach to the Scriptures;
Regular Scripture Study on the Prophets to begin on October 12.


SERENITY DAYS – Tuesday mornings, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., 3 times a year
Half Days of Reflection by various speaker/presenters, Knight Hall;
First Session: October 18th – Deacon Dominick Peloso


CATHOLICISM 101 – Tuesday evenings, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., monthly, in Knight Hall
Catholics who would like an update on their faith are invited to join our RCIA gatherings
First Session: OCTOBER 4: What Catholics Really Believe with Donna Couch


FORMED.ORG – Online Faith Formation, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Like “Netflix” for Catholics – Free access to hundreds of resources
Put in Parish Access Code: 68K27J and create your own profile


SMALL CHURCH COMMUNITIES – Meetings off-site, at your convenience
Join a small group of parishioners who want to study and talk about faith
Contact Liz Iorio in Faith Formation Office:


FLOCKNOTE TEXTING SERVICE – 24/7 daily Reflections
Receive an original daily reflection by our local writers to get your day going
Sign up by texting “Stedward” to “84576”


FAMILY FAITH FORMATION – Inter-generational Studies for all family members
Come and mentor our young folks, from preschool to high school (you choose)
Call or email the Faith Formation Office:


RCIA – The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults- Tuesday evenings, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Invite someone to inquire into the faith of more than one billion –  sponsor and journey with them
Email Donna Couch,,  Director of Faith Formation, for more information


ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASSES (in case you missed it in High School)
Lots of adults never received the Sacrament of Confirmation for various reasons
You just need a few update classes and a day retreat to completed the preparation as an adult
Email Donna Couch to get started.


Make a video of how you, your friends, or your family prays so that that we can show at our Sunday masses
You can do it yourself or we have a production crew who will film and make the video
Email the Faith Formation Office: