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CATHOLICISM 101
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!

DATES AND PRESENTERS:

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:
949-496-6011
faithformation@stedward.com

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backtofaith

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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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: liorio@stedward.com

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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”

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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: faithformation@stedward.com

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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, dcouch@stedward.com,  Director of Faith Formation, for more information

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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 dcouch@stedward.com to get started.

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MAKE-A-PRAYER VIDEO
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: faithformation@stedward.com