Adult Faith Formation

Karie Ferrell, Director of Faith Formation
Adult Faith Formation programs include speaker series, study groups, faith sharing and discussion groups, retreats, and mornings/evenings/days of reflection. In this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic our Adult Faith Formation programs have moved online
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Celebration of the 5th Anniversary of
Pope Francis’ Encyclical, Laudato Si’
Read the document at the Vatican [website]
Download our Flyer [Flyer, Laudato Si]
Lessons & Carols: Celebration of God’s
Gift of Creation, Created by Dianne Fox
One Lesson each day beginning May 18
Monday-Friday, Sunday
10:00 a.m. on our You Tube Channel
Monday Morning Reflections 
Available Mondays after 10:00 a.m.
A Special Reflection This Monday, May 18
“On Care For Our Common Home”
Laudato Si’ – The Promise & The Practice
5 Years Later with Dr. Mark Potosnak
A conversation Tuesday, May 19
7:00 p.m.on Zoom
The Family Is The Heart of the Culture of Life
Principles of Laudato Si’ for Family Life
A conversation facilitated by Karie Ferrell
Thursday, May 21, 7:00 p.m.on Zoom
Visit the Archdiocese of Chicago
Laudato Si Week page [click here]
Saint Mary’s Black Catholics Discussions
Wednesday May 20 at 2:00 p.m.
Zoom Meeting [Link}
Shannon Ambroise, M.A.P.S., coordinator of our Black Catholics Group, facilities an online discussion based on the America magazine article, “My Black Catholic Church Was Closed In The Name of Integration” .
[read article prior to discussion]
Monday Morning Reflections 
Available Mondays after 10:00 a.m.
Our Journey Continues through Easter:
On A Way Other Than Our Own
Readings ~ Prayer ~ Music
Reflection offered by Karie Ferrell