Adult Faith Formation

Easter 2019

  • Is something missing from your faith life?

  • Does your spiritual life feel disconnected from the Mass or the Church's teachings? 

  • Do you have a desire to grow in your understanding of who God is and how he is a part of your daily life?


Unlocking the Mysteries of the Bible

 

  • Tuesday Evenings, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., May 7 –June 25  RSVP

This study will help you uncover the story woven throughout Scripture so that you can get the “big
picture” of the Bible and understand what it is all about. This course, facilitated by Jeff and Kristy
Plourde, helps you see how the Bible relates to your everyday life as you discover the connections
between the Old and New Testaments and see how the sacraments, the Church, and our entire Catholic
Faith is rooted in Scripture. A student workbook and Bible Timeline Chart are part of the course and
will be available for $20.


Spend the Easter Season in Paradise

 

  • Wednesday Mornings, 10:00 a.m. – Noon, May 8 – May 29  RSVP

Dante's Divine Comedy: Paradiso. From his journey through Purgatory, Dante Alighieri experiences an
ascent into Paradise. Following in the footsteps of Christ after the resurrection, he visits the spheres
of eternal life. Donna Kendall will be your guide through this course. We will be using Dr. Anthony
Esolen's Paradise as our text, but handouts will be provided as well.


Come Holy Spirit:  The Wild Goose is on the Loose

 

  • Wednesday Evenings, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., May 8 – June 26  RSVP
  • Thursday Mornings, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., May 9 – June 27  RSVP

Prepare for Pentecost! The Wild Goose Series will help you experience a deeper relationship with the
Person of the Holy Spirit, and as you come to experience God’s presence and power this same Spirit
will transform you and bring you freedom. Allow the Holy Spirit to lead you to a place of mercy,
healing, peace, and presence. This is a weekly DVD/discussion series led by Janet Hassan.


New Small Faith-Sharing Group Forming

 

  • Thursday Evenings, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., May 9 – June 13  RSVP

A new small group is forming in May, led by Sam Samorian. The Sunday Mass readings will be the
focus. Join us this Easter season as we reflect on these readings and how we can enrich our spiritual
lives through them.


Ladies Fun Friday

 

  • Friday Evening, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., May 17  RSVP

Calling all St. Bede’s women (and their girlfriends) to the first monthly, Fun Friday. Enjoy some
refreshments and a glass of Sangria while you relax and laugh and watch a DVD by a Christian
comedian. Guaranteed to tickle your funny bone and give you a great start to your weekend!


Science and Faith:  Guest Speaker Steve Hemler  

 

  • Wednesday Evening, 7:00 p.m., May 22: Proclaiming the Reality of God: Scientific and Human Evidence of God’s Existence
  • Thursday Evening, 7:00 p.m., May 23: Which is True: Creation, Evolution, or Both?  RSVP

Steve is President of Catholic Apologetics Institute of North America CAINA). (www.cainaweb.org)
and author of The Reality of God: The Layman’s Guide to Scientific Evidence for the Creator and
Search No More: The Keys to Truth and Happiness.


Centering Prayer

 

  • Tuesday Mornings, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.  RSVP

Psalm 46 invites us to set aside all activity, rest in silence and come into an intimate relationship
with God. Consider coming to a Centering prayer group on Tuesday mornings to experience this
form of contemplative prayer.


 

 

Contact aff@bedeva.org for more information about small groups.

 

Online Courses available for FREE through our Formed.org subscription!

Enter parish code GRAC2J.

 


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