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Adult Formation

A 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.

Sunday

9:40 am - 10:45am  Becoming Catholic - next session starts September 11, 2022

This program is our version of what is often referred to as RCIA, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.  With joy and gratitude, we offer In Becoming Catholic for those who wish to learn more about the Catholic faith and then, if called, become Catholic.  This program is also open to Catholics who want to learn more about their faith. Learn more about the program here.

9:40 am - 10:40 am - Adult faith study  with Mike Brown 

The Sunday faith study series will resume on September 11 with a 9-week study of the Acts of the Apostles from 9:40am to 10:40am in St. John room.  The series will feature unique video commentaries by actors portraying actual characters from Acts.

Acts is often considered the first chapter of Church history as Christianity unfolds after the resurrection and ascension of Jesus.  You will grow in understanding and appreciation of the challenges faced by the apostles and their followers in spreading the gospel messages.  For additional information, contact Mike Brown.

9:45 am - 10:45 am - 55 and Better Spiritual Development & Fellowship -resumes September 11, 2022.

The group plans to study a variety of books of the Bible, with a different focus each week.  Carl Matzke will lead the study. For more information about 55 and Better, including their social activities, contact co-leaders Vicky McCarthy/Cathie Micallef here

9:45 am  - 10:45 am - Adult faith study - "Scripture in Action" 

This scripture study group meets weekly on Sunday mornings between the mornings Masses to discuss the readings for that Sunday and how those readings are relative in our life “today.”  Commentaries from scripture scholars are used to help understand and apply the readings to our life’s experiences. Strengthen your understanding of the Old and New Testaments by sharing your thoughts and questions about the readings we hear during the Liturgy of the Word. Class meets every Sunday of the year, except holiday weekendsFacilitator:  Tom Germanson (MA Theology), 205-565-3456. 

Tuesday

9:00 am - 11:00 am - Women of Worship meet for study and prayer during the school year. 

This group meets  at the church on Tuesday mornings. Please contact leader Janice Alegria to register for each class and/or for more information.  The group is on summer break and returns August 16  with a welcome session for old and new members and the distribution of study materials.

The group's fall study will be Wisdom: God’s Vision for Life  from Ascension Press with Jeff Cavins, Thomas Smith and other speakers. There is a workbook/ journal combo as well as video presentations for each of the 8 sessions. This is a study of the wisdom literature of the Bible (Proverbs, Wisdom, Sirach, and Ecclesiastes).   Jeff Cavins shows how we can draw on the wisdom literature of the Bible to help us with everything from friendships to finances, from making decisions to attaining peace of mind,  and also to increase our sense of peace in navigating life by giving us life skills according to God’s plan.  Watch a short clip of the video here.     

Wednesday

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - MOMs ministry 

Meets at the church from  for book study, prayer and fellowship.  Also participates in service activities.  Contact [email protected] for more information.

Friday

 9:30am - Noon - MOMs ministry - resumes September 9, 2022

Meets at the church from 9:30am - noon, for book study, prayer and fellowship.  Also participates in service activities.  Contact [email protected] for more information.

8:30 am - First Saturday Rosary

Offered in the day chapel on the first Saturday of every month by the Knights of Columbus.

10:30 am - First Saturday Rosary (for later risers)