Fall Scripture Study

A six-week adult scripture study on “Prayer: Finding Intimacy With God  ” begins October 1/2.

Although prayer is one of the essentials of a thriving faith, we often feel as if we’re talking to ourselves—or,  worse, as if we’re talking to no one at all. How can something so vital to the Faith be so elusive?

Now, with the clear teaching and artistry of the Augustine Institute’s Lectio series, Dr. Tim Gray masterfully uses the discipline of Lectio Divina to show you how to make prayer an effective effort of love and intimacy. In six video sessions, Prayer: Finding Intimacy with God captures the secret to opening our hearts and minds to Scripture as the means to hear from God and then respond in conversation, basking in his presence and resolving to live in and through his love. The Tuesday night sessions are from 7:00-8:30 p.m. and the Wednesday mornings sessions are from 10:00-11:30 a.m.  If you miss a Tuesday night you can come on Wednesday morning since we follow the same study schedule for both. Please stop by the Parish Office to register and pick-up the optional study set ($10).  In addition to our discussion, we will view a DVD featuring various scripture scholars conversing about the readings.  We hope you will prayerfully consider joining us!  Click here for a preview.

Women’s Retreat – Sunday Oct 27

Please join us on October 27 from 2pm until 7pm for the fall women’s retreat.  It will be held at the Capuchin Retreat Center (62420 Mt. Vernon, Washington Township).  The theme of the retreat is “A Time to Forgive”.  Cost is $35 but scholarships are available. (Dinner is included).  Click here for a registration form.  Call (586)781-9488 or e-mail Kathryn (klocke@ssjohnandpaul.org) with any questions/concerns