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.
9:45 am - 10:45am Becoming Catholic - begins Sept. 12
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.
9:45 am - 10:45 am - 55 and Better Faith & Formation - begins Sept. 12
Adults 55+ are invited to study Rediscovering Catholicism by Matthew Kelly. 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 - The Book of Exodus - begins Sept. 12
The Sunday faith study will resume on September 12 with a 5-part study of the Book of Exodus. Sessions meet from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. The series will conclude on October 10.
Exodus provides the theological framework for the rest of the Bible by mapping out the logical and doctrinal basis of the scriptures. You will appreciate the clear and engaging approach characteristic of this program.
Video presenters in the popular Book by Book series are Richard Bewes and Paul Blackham, curates at All Souls Church in London. They are joined by Rev. Joseph Steinberg, CEO of Christian Witness to Israel. He formerly directed Jews for Jesus and received degrees from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Trinity College in Bristol, England.
9:45 am - 10:45 am - Adult faith study - "Scripture in Action" - begins Sept. 12
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 weekends. Facilitator: Tom Germanson (MA Theology), 205-565-3456.
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm - Men's Bible study
Calling All Men to journey together in fellowship and study on the first and third Sunday nights of each month from 6:15pm to 7:30pm in the St. John room. Our catalyst for discussion will be the Sunday Gospel Reading for the next Sunday. No heavy studying, just come, listen and share. For more information contact Rees Oliver or Deacon Rick at 205-422-8734.
9:30 am - 11:00 am - Women of Worship meet for study and prayer during the school year.
The group meets in Deasy Hall at the church. Please contact leader Janice Alegria to register for each class and/or for more information.
August 17, 2021 - "James-Pearls for Wise Living" this 12 lesson course by Jeff Cavins shows how the teachings of James speak to those who feel torn between the competing demands of this world and our faith.
Advent 2021 study - "Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Advent" by Dr. Brant Pitre. This series, shows how a deeper understanding of the ancient Jewish prophecies of the Messiah can help unlock the hidden meanings of the season of Advent
January 11, 2022 - "Walk in Her Sandals," edited by Kelly M. Wahlquist guides you on a prayerful and creative journey through the days of Holy Week, Easter and Pentecost as you imagine the experience of the women who met Jesus. Six lessons.
Spring 2022 - "Hebrews: the New and Eternal Covenant," by Andrew Swafford and Jeff Cavins, draws connections between the Old and New Testaments, the Liturgy, the Eucharist, the priesthood in a way that makes them easier to understand. Eight lessons.
Lent 2022 study - "The Fourth Cup and the New Passover," by Dr. Brant Pitre, will take you step-by-step through what the Passover sacrifice and the Passover meal were like at the time of Jesus.
August 16, 2022 - "Pillar 1 - The Creed," by Sean Innerst, this study opens upon the structure of the Catechism and explains how it is far more than a list of "faith facts" and more a sure map for the faith journey.
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm - Adult faith study with Deacon Rick
9:30am - Noon - MOMs ministry
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.
October 6, 13, 20, 17- Book Study
9:30am - Noon - MOMs ministry
Meets at the church from 9:30am - noon, 9/10-12/10, for book study, prayer and fellowship. Also participates in service activities. Contact [email protected] for more information.
10- Welcome Back!
17- World Cultures within the MOMS Group
24- Meet & Greet with Father Jon & Margaret Chalmers
1- Outreach Meeting
8- “Exit Strategies” with Dr. Dale Wisely
15- Book Study
22- Book Study
29- Book Study
5- Book Study
12- Photography Do’s & Don’ts
19- Small Business Showcase within the MOMS Group
3- Make-Up Tutorial with Ashley Mason and Rebecca Valverde
10- Christmas Shopping & Brunch
8:30 am - First Saturday Rosary - offered in the day chapel on the first Saturday of every month.