led by Father Stirniman 🙂
Topic: Eschatology (This typically refers to the 4 Last Things:
death, judgment, heaven, & hell).
When? December 8th and 15th, 6:30-8:15 PM
Where? To be determined
Discover the Beauty and Riches of the Mass
This five-part program takes participants on an exciting tour of the Liturgy as it explores the biblical roots of the words and gestures we experience at Mass and explains their profound significance. See, perhaps for the first time, why we say what we say and do what we do every week at Mass. You will see the words and gestures in a new light, giving new life to the liturgical experience.
Learn more and register here.
Religious Education program for all children of the parish who do not attend Catholic school or are homeschooled.. Our program follows the Religious Education Curriculum Guidelines of the Peoria Diocese.
The goals of the program are to provide the children of our parish with knowledge of our faith, understanding of the sacraments, spiritual growth through prayer and worship, and opportunities to develop as Catholics who serve their parish and community.
Learn more about our Religious Education program here.
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the process by which adults become full, participating members of the Catholic Church. Participants go through a process of studying the Gospel, nurturing their relationship with God, becoming familiar with the Catholic teachings, professing their faith in Jesus and his Church, and receiving the sacraments of initiation: Baptism, Confirmation and First Holy Communion.
Learn more about our RCIA program, click here.
Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith. Typically run over eleven weeks, each session looks at a different question that people can have about faith and is designed to create conversation. It’s just an open, informal and honest space to explore and discuss life’s big questions together.
The talks are designed to engage guests and inspire conversation. Usually around thirty minutes long, they can be given as a live talk or played as a video, all for free. They explore the big issues around faith and unpack the basics of Christianity, addressing questions such as Who is Jesus? and How can I have faith?
Purpose of Cursillo
Cursillo retreats are meant to expand your prayer life and foster continuous spiritual growth that will increase your knowledge about scripture and the Catholic faith. It will also equip you to spread the Word of God in your everyday life in a very natural way.
Who is Cursillo For?
Are you longing to experience your faith more deeply and live it in your daily life?
To enrich your relationship with God, no matter how strong it may be right now?
Are you looking for a community with which to share your faith journey?
Do you want to become more confident in and enthusiastic about your faith and in sharing it in the secular world?