Adult Formation

Adult Formation

adult formation edA variety of faith formation opportunities are available at Prince of Peace for adults to grow in knowledge of the Catholic faith and nurture their relationship with Jesus Christ.


9:45 am - 10:45 am - Upon This Rock: Who Was the Apostle Peter?  April and May 2018
a video program by Fr. Raymond F. Collins, S.T.D., study led by Mike Brown, director of adult education

April 8    The Pauline Letters: What’s in a Name?
April 15  The Gospel of Mark: Simon Peter in the Oldest Story of Jesus’ Ministry
April 22   The Gospel of Matthew: The Keys of the Kingdom
April 29   New Insights into Peter from Luke & Acts of the Apostles
May 6      Preparing for the Mission to the Gentiles
May 13    The Fourth Gospel: A Comparative/Competitive Peter
May 20    The First and Second Epistles of Peter

Course Overview - Join one of the world’s leading New Testament scholars in exploring the life of the Apostle Peter. Peter rose from a humble background as a fisherman to become one of the greatest Christian heroes. In this program, we will explore the powerful portraits of Peter found in the New Testament. Fr. Collins will guide us by video through these diverse portrayals of the apostle by Paul, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and the authors of 1 and 2 Peter.

Our Instructor -  Fr. Raymond Collins, S.T.D., is a renowned expert on the New Testament and a visiting scholar in the Department of Religious Studies at Brown University. Formerly dean of the School of Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America, he has also served as a faculty member at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. Fr. Collins is author and/or editor of twenty books on the New Testament and is associate editor of The Catholic Biblical Quarterly. He has also written more than 200 articles for scholarly and pastoral journals.


Sunday  9:45 am  -10:45 am - "Scripture in Action" reviews and discusses the Sunday readings in greater depth in the St. Elizabeth room.

Tuesday 9:30 am - 10:30 am - Adult Bible study.  The Pivotal Players, April and May 2018.

A video program by Bishop Barron.  The facilitator is Mike Brown

Bishop Robert Baron’s new 6-part video series illumines a handful of saints, artists, mystics, and scholars who not only shaped the life of the Church, but also changed the course of civilization. This sequel to his original award-winning Catholicism series unlocks the truth behind some of the Catholic Church’s most influential people.

April 17    St. Francis of Assisi
April 24    St. Thomas Aquinas
May 1      St. Catherine of Siena
May 8      Bl. John Henry Newman
May 15    G. K. Chesterton
May 22    Michelangelo.

Course overview:
These beautiful faith stories, filmed on location in the places that influenced the players, bring life to their amazing accomplishments. Christ’s incarnation is on vivid display through the minds and lives of these influential Church members. 


9:30 am - 11 am - Women of Worship meet in the St. Jude room for a book study and prayer.



6:15 pm - 7 pm - Father Gerald Holloway holds a weekly Bible study in the Day Chapel.  The topic changes quarterly.

6:30 pm - 8 pm - RCIA

6:30 pm - 8 pm  - Various programs are offered throughout the year with speakers, discussion, and faith sharing. 



9:30 am - Noon - MOMs ministry meets in the St. Monica room for book study, prayer, service and social activities.  Complimentary childcare is provided for ages 6 months to 2 years in the Adventure Ark church nursery.