AREA OF INTEREST

TOPICS OF GREATEST INTEREST

RESOURCES OR PROGRAMS IN PLACE

 

Studying the Bible

Study the four Gospels to discover the life, ministry and message of Jesus and how it applies to our lives today.


ONLINE RESOURCE:

DynamicCatholic.com
DynamicCatholic.com/Best-Advent-Ever


OLM RESOURCES:

Advent inserts in the weekly bulletin The Reason for Our Hope (DVD) Christianity: The First 2,000 Years (DVD)

 

Read the Letters of St. Paul to discover the message of Jesus and how it applies to us.

OLM RESOURCES:

Christianity: The First 2,000 Years (DVD) Paul the Apostle (VHS)

Read and Study the Old Testament Prophets.


OLM RESOURCE: PRESENTATION

Prophetic Women’s Voices of the Old and New Testaments -

Thursdays at noon and 7 pm in the parish library during Advent.


Ongoing Study year round 12 noon and 7pm Thursdays

 

Pray the psalms as a spiritual practice.


OLM RESOURCES: BOOKS

Carla A. Grosch-Miller, Psalms Redux: Poems and Prayers
Nan Merrill, Psalms for Praying

Anthony De Mello, Praying With the Body
Anthony De Mello, Bringing the Psalms to Life

 


AREA OF INTEREST

TOPICS OF GREATEST INTEREST

RESOURCES OR PROGRAMS IN PLACE

Learning about
the Christian Faith

Learn how to develop a relationship with Jesus Christ and explore what it means to be a disciple in daily life - at home, at work, in the world.


ONLINE RESOURCE:

DynamicCatholic.com

DynamicCatholic.com/Best-Advent-Ever

SpitzerCenter.org/what-we-do/educate/four-levels-of-happiness/


OLM NARTHEX – LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA KIOSK:

Matthew Kelly, Rediscover Catholicism

Jason Evert, What’s So Great About Being Catholic?

 

AREA OF INTEREST

TOPICS OF GREATEST INTEREST

RESOURCES OR PROGRAMS IN PLACE

Interest in Personal Growth

Learn how to develop healthy relationships and let go of unhealthy ones


ONLINE RESOURCES:

ContemplativeOutreach.org

CAC.org - Center for Action and Contemplation

Media.AscensionPress.com


OLM RESOURCE: PRESENTATION

Prophetic Women’s Voices of the Old Testament

Thursdays at noon and 7 pm in the parish library during Advent

 

Ongoing Study year round 12 noon and 7pm Thursdays


OLM RESOURCE: NARTHEX – LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA KIOSK

Matthew Kelly, Becoming the Best Version of Yourself (CD)

 


AREA OF INTEREST

TOPICS OF GREATEST INTEREST

RESOURCES OR PROGRAMS IN PLACE


Interest in Service and Mission

Engage in projects and actions of service to those in need in our community and region.


OLM PROJECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

OLM Peace and Justice Committee food collection for Los Pobres the first Sunday of each month.

OLM Peace and Justice Committee holiday food collection i.e. Thanksgiving.

OLM Peace and Justice Committee daily prayer for peace at noon in parish bulletin.


COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES

Peanut Butter Angels is a grassroots organization that provides needed food and clothing/hygiene items for the local homeless population. Contact Kathy at 251-2136, CoCo at 252-8056 or Dawn at 334-558-1341.


Posada, Catholic Charities, Los Pobres

Find more opportunities in each Sunday's parish bulletin.

 

Explore the major social issues and the responsibility of Christians to transform the world


ONLINE RESOURCES:

ContemplativeOutreach.org

CAC.org - Center for Action and Contemplation
Media.AscensionPress.com


OLM RESOURCE: PRESENTATION

Prophetic Women’s Voices of the Old and New Testaments -

Thursdays at noon and 7 pm in the parish library during Advent.

 


AREA OF INTEREST

TOPICS OF GREATEST INTEREST

RESOURCES OR PROGRAMS IN PLACE

Interest in Spirituality and Worship

Explore how contemporary theologians present what it means to be a Christian in today’s world and how that can inform our experience of God in our daily lives.


ONLINE RESOURCES:

Liturgy.SLU.edu - St. Louis University’s “The Sunday Website”

HenriNouwen.org

CAC.org - Richard Rohr, Center for Action and Contemplation


OLM RESOURCES: DVDs

Ron Rolheiser, Eucharist: God’s Way of Embracing Us

Robert Barron, The Mystery of God: Who God Is and Why He Matters

Robert Barron, Praying with the Pivotal Players (includes study guide)

See Chris Armstrong for reading materials
 

Develop spiritual practices to sustain my life as a Christian.


OLM RESOURCES: DVDs

Albert Haase, Keeping the Fire Alive

Anthony De Mello, Wake Up! Spirituality for Today

Anthony De Mello, A Way to God for Today: Parts One and Two Robert Barron, Untold Blessing: Three Paths to Holiness

Robert Barron, The Mass

Robert Barron, Conversion: Following the Call of Christ

Robert Barron, The Seven Deadly Sins, The Seven Lively Virtues
 

Explore spirituality in the second half of life and how to sustain and deepen the spiritual life after 50.


ONLINE RESOURCE:

CAC.org
 

Richard Rohr, Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life (CD)


OLM RESOURCES: DVDs

Ron Rolheiser, Aging Gracefully, Living Fruitfully

Ron Rolheiser, Spirituality and the Two Halves of Life

Ron Rolheiser, Generative Discipleship

Ron Rolheiser, The Many Faces of Fear

 

Interest in Spirituality and Worship

Learn and practice ways to pray and meditate as part of daily life.

ONLINE RESOURCES:

CatholicApps.com - Laudate

Contemplative Outreach.org


OLM RESOURCES: BOOKS/PAPERBACKS

Thomas Keating, Open Mind, Open Heart

Anthony De Mello, Praying with the Body

Anthony De Mello, Bringing the Psalms to Life

Anthony De Mello, Taking Flight: A Book of Story Meditations

Anthony De Mello, One Minute Wisdom

Anthony De Mello, The Song of the Bird

Anthony De Mello, Awakening

Anthony De Mello, Rediscovering Life

Anthony De Mello, Awareness

 

AREA OF INTEREST

TOPICS OF GREATEST INTEREST

RESOURCES OR PROGRAMS IN PLACE

Interest in Family Life

Learn how to be a grandparent who nurtures the faith of my grandchildren


OLM RESOURCES: ACTIVITIES

Attend Growing Up Catholic at the Parish.

Attend the sacramental prep classes with your grandchild.

 

OLM RESOURCES: DVDs

Ronald Rolheiser, On Blessings

Ronald Rolheiser, Generative Discipleship

 

Join with a group of married couples for support, storytelling and faith sharing


Who would like to start this group?

 

OLM RESOURCE: NARTHEX – LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA KIOSK

Johnnette Benkovic, For Love and Marriage Prayer Book for Spouses

Edward Sri, Men, Women, and the Mystery of Love