Adult Faith Formation
Friendship with God
Tuesdays, 8pm Oct. 25 – Nov. 7:30pm, Zoom
Dive into the three primary forms of Ignatian prayer: meditation, contemplation, and the Examen. Each week you will take a deep dive into the roots of these prayer methods, hear Ignatius’ guidance from the Spiritual Exercises, and have a guided prayer experience. $10 fee. Register at stmgaparish.org/adultfaith
Monday Night Women’s Bible Study
Mondays-7pm to 8:30pm-Mulhern Hall & Zoom. This season’s book selection is: Never on Sunday: A Look at the Women NOT in the Lectionary by Kathleen McInnes Kichline. New members welcome! Register at bit.ly/stm_wbs. For questions, contact Lisa at email@example.com
Not Your Mama’s Rosary group
1st Tuesday of the month, 8:00am-9:00am, Parish Library; Other Tuesdays, 8:30am-9:00am, Zoom
(for Zoom link, email firstname.lastname@example.org)
All are invited to the weekly rosary group.
Scripture Study with Louanne
Pray with and explore the Sunday scripture reading from a historical and theological perspective. Contact Louanne at email@example.com to join.
Bible Study with Jerry Pendrick
Join Jerry each Sunday from 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the Parish Library to dive into the week’s scriptures. Contact Jerry at firstname.lastname@example.org
Centering Prayer Weekly “Zoom” Meetings
Centering Prayer meets each week via Zoom. Email email@example.com to sign up.
LGBTQ Bible Study (NEW!)
The LGBTQ+ Catholics and Friends group is starting a Bible study on Thursdays at 7pm in the Julie Room. We will reflect on the upcoming Sunday readings and spend time in conversation about what they mean for our lives. All are welcome!
Connect to our email group and stay up to date on events and gatherings: bit.ly/stmLGBTQ
Families with young children are invited to gather at the church playground to meet one another and to enjoy some coffee and donuts. Second Sunday of the month at 11:15am.
Child Care and the Wider Society: A Catholic Social Teaching View
Dr. Kate Ward, theologian of Christian ethics at Marquette University will present about America’s childcare crisis and how it fits with Catholic social thought. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7:30pm, Zoom. Register
Connect to our email group and stay up to date on parent-related happenings (and even our babysitter listing): bit.ly/STMparents
Or join our WhatsApp group: bit.ly/stmfamilies
Monthly Wine & Cheese
Meet and socialize with other young adults in the community on the Second Sunday of each month after the 5:30pm Mass in the Parish Library. Beginning August 14.
Young Adult Day Afternoon of Prayer
Spend an afternoon in prayer and quiet on the gorgeous grounds and trails of Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center. There will be reflective talks and time for socializing. Sunday, Oct. 16, 1-5pm. $10 fee. Register
Contemplative Photography: Awakening To Life’s Fullness Through Your Lens
In this 90-minute class you will be introduced to contemplative photography, learn ways to use your camera to help you open to deeper, fuller encounters with life, engage in some of these practices as a group, and have time for discussion.
Facilitator: Katie Archibald-Woodward
Saturday, Oct. 1, 10am-11:30am. $15 fee. Register
Bible Journaling Workshop
Are you looking for a new way to engage with scripture? Do you want to learn a fresh approach to reading the Bible? Bible journaling is a way to visually capture scripture, and to experience God and God’s Word in a creative way. This two-week workshop is for everyone! No artistic talent is required. We will provide all of the supplies you need to get started, such as pens, markers, watercolors, stamps, washi tape, journaling pages, and more. You’ll learn some basic techniques, how to choose passages that are meaningful to you, and some of the best ways to creatively express your faith. It’s not necessary to bring anything, but if you have a journaling Bible, or favorite notebook you would like to use, feel free to bring it along.
Facilitator: Kelly Marriott
Two-session workshop: Sundays, Oct. 23 and 30, 10am-11:30am. Register
Honoring the Ignatian concept of Cura Personalis and his invitation into prayer that is the Examen, we will join together to care for our entire person through the steps of the Examen drawing on mind, body, soul, and spirit for participation. We will flow through the stages of the Examen using yoga, meditation, prayer, and journaling.
Facilitator: Kimi Nettuno, MTS, RYT
Saturday, Nov. 5, 10am-12pm. $15 fee. Register