We encourages your life in Christ and offer a variety of Adult Education opportunities for you to help your spiritual life produce many gifts and talents to build up the Church. A living relationship with God is the spiritual motivation…what has moved you to action, to mission in your relationship with God, with Family, Friends, Community, and job/ministry/vocation? We would love to celebrate this with you! Please join us.
Unraveling the Mysteries of the Faith
Join Deacon Dean for this five-week series. We will meet in the Ministry Center Community Room from Jan. 9-Feb.13, on Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm. Week 1: What Does It Mean To Be Catholic? Week 2: Mary, Mother of God. Week 3: The Holy Trinity. Week 4: The Eucharist. Week 5: The Sacrament of Reconciliation. Please register using our Unraveling the Mysteries of Faith online registration. (Please note we have built in to the calendar an extra day in case of inclement weather.)
Father Jim’s Advent Book Study: Jesus of Nazareth, The Infancy Narratives by Pope Benedict XVI
Join Father Jim Saturday mornings from 8:35-9:35am, December 1, 8, and 15, in the Ministry Center Community Room. The book is available online and in Kindle version. We have 15 copies of the book in the Parish Office for sale during business hours the week of Nov. 26, for $15. (These copies are reserved for those with no internet access.) No cash please, but checks can be made payable to Saint Thomas Parish, notation: Advent Book.
The Bible and The Sacraments: a Women’s Bible Study Series
Please join other women in delving deeply into the Bible and the Sacraments. We will meet Tuesday mornings from 8:30-10:30am in the Rectory Conference Room from January 8 – March 26. This study is from the Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology (www.stpaulcenter.com). The $25 study set includes a participant workbook and two hard-covered resource books, “Swear To God” by Scott Hahn and “Speaking The Love Of God” by Jacob Wood. Please register using our The Bible and the Sacraments online registration.
Lenten Book Study
Join us for three Saturday mornings, March 16, 23, 30, 8:35-9:35, in the Ministry Center for our Lenten book study. Book TBD.
The resources below provide more information and events for adult faith formation:
- Franciscan Life Process Center
- Love and Logic
- Theology of the Body
- Diocese of Grand Rapids
- Catholic Information Center
- Dominican Center at Marywood
- Holy Family Radio
- For Your Marriage
- God’s Gift of Forgiveness