Come and join Sr. Barbara Rund, OP and fellow parishioners for Bible Study beginning in September. New for the Fall, three different days and topics to choose from.
Matthew - The King and His Kingdom
Monday evenings, 7:00-8:45 pm - begins September 12th
Matthew: The King and His Kingdom is an exciting study that explores the life and mission of Jesus as recorded in the Gospel. Matthew demonstrates how the promises and prophecies of the Old Testament are fulfilled in Christ, who establishes a New Law and inaugurates the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. Set in the rich context of Jesus' Jewish culture, this study will help participants understand who Jesus is and what his life and teachings mean for us today. Matthew is an ideal follow-up study to the basic narrative of Scripture taught in The Bible Timeline study.
EPIC: A Journey through Church History
Tuesday mornings, 9:30-11:15 am - begins September 6th
Epic: A Journey Through Church History is presented by Steve Weidenkopf. This exciting series takes you through the major people, places and events that make up the history of the Catholic Church. See the glory of the Church founded by Christ and understand where you fit into this Epic story. You will learn about the major people, places, and events of the two-thousand years of Church history. You will remember the 12 time periods of Church history using a unique color-coded system. You will learn the true story of the Crusades. You will understand the rationale for the medieval inquisitors. You will discover the revolutionary character of the Protestant Reformation. You will discover the persecution of Christians in the 20th century. You will learn about the workings of the Holy Spirit throughout Church history... and much more!
EPIC: The Early Church
Tuesday mornings, 9:30-11:15 am - begins February 28th
Epic: The Early Church is presented by Steve Weidenkopf. The second study in the Epic Church history series, The Early Church is a 10-part program that presents in exciting and dramatic detail the first 500 years of the Church through the lives and events of the saints, philosophers, theologians, martyrs, and ruthless emperors.
Gain a greater understanding of the teachings and dogmas of the Catholic Faith—and meet those who gave their lives to define and defend them. Discover that many of the challenges facing the Church today are the same ones boldly confronted by the Early Church Fathers. Learn how the heroic stories of the saints can challenge and affirm your own walk of faith...and much more!
Walking Toward Eternity: Engaging the Struggles of Your Heart
Thursday mornings, 9:30-11:15 am - begins November 10th
Walking Toward Eternity by Jeff Cavins & Emily Cavins is an inspiring series designed to help participants live their faith more fully. Through daily prayerful meditation with Scripture (lectio divina), they will be drawn into an intimate and life-changing encounter with Christ.
Engaging the Struggles of Your Heart, the second series of Walking Toward Eternity, is a challenging study that can open our eyes to obstacles in our Christian walk such as greed, envy, fear and shame. Through prayer, reflection, guidance, and the aid of the Holy Spirit, we begin to engage these difficulties in a positive way as we continue toward our goal of union with Christ. This study introduces seven common struggles. You will learn how to engage your: appetites, shame, envy, anger, fear, loneliness and hopelessness.
Thursday mornings, 9:30-11:15 am - begins February 2, 2017
Revelation: The Kingdom Yet to Come by Jeff Cavins is an intriguing study that shows how the kingdom established by Christ in his Church is intimately connected with the kingdom of heaven. Here you will discover what the mysterious figures and images of Revelation mean. You will see how Revelation is more than an apocalyptic vision of the "end times." It is a revelation of God as our Divine Bridegroom and the Church as his spotless Bride. You will learn the meaning of the mysterious figures and events in the book of Revelation. You will discover how the Mass is really heaven on earth. You will learn about the Antichrist and his destruction. You will see the Second Coming of Christ and the Final Judgment in the context of history. You will learn what will happen at the end of time and the establishment of a new heaven and a new earth.
To register, please submit the Bible Study Registration Form on the right side of the page.