The Guardian Angels Adult Faith Formation Committee is committed to providing various opportunities for continual faith development.
Upcoming Faith Opportunities
Reading Between the Signs: One Woman’s powerful Journey of Faith, dealing with stage 4 cancer for many years, Tuesday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Peaceful Planning for End of Life Matters: Learn about how to create your Health Care Directive, Who is here at GA to help when ill /grieving, How to plan your Funeral and the Funeral Mass / Prayer Service, Saturday, October 19 at 9:00 a.m.
Viewing Opportunity: Pope Francis - Man of His Word: for ALL adults, let his words inspire you as we break them open together - between Masses Oct. 20, Nov. 3, Nov. 17
Finding Peace: Letting Go of Stress and Worry: 3-Session Series about how Stress weaves its way through many of our days, but we will explore how faith can help us find Peace. Register by October 9 to MaryPat Potts – 651-789-3178. Books will be available for Pick Up October 12-13 after Masses and are $7.95 payable at the 1st class. There is a reading assignment before first session
Dan Seftick shares REAL MOUNTAINS: One man’s Journey of Faith in the face of tragically losing his son in a climbing accident, Sunday, October 27, 9:45 -10:45 a.m.
Et Cetera Retreat for Young Adults: God is Guiding Our Decisions – How does God help us with the many decisions we face in life – especially the important ones? Saturday, November 2 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., if interested email Paul.
Handling Stress and Anxiety -from the Youth Service Bureau – for Youth, Parents and ALL Adults, Wednesday, December 11, 6:15-7:30 p.m.
Ongoing Bible Studies
- Most Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. Bible Study with Michael Strande
- First Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. Bible Study with Deacon Mick
The adult ministry exists to draw us together as Kingdom builders in our lives, our homes, our jobs, our community, and our church. We strive to be continually growing in our relationship with Christ through prayer, studying His word, fellowship and service.
Small Groups are a great way to grow in faith, practicing accountability and becoming stronger disciples for Christ.
Faith formation is at the heart of what our Catholic life is all about. In many ways, we engage in the practices of our daily lives and the rituals of our faith communities - through worship, mission, working for justice and peace, and education so that our faith may be nurtured, enlivened, sustained, and formed. Knowing we are God's beloved is an appropriate vision for how we might view the ministry of faith formation. At Guardian Angels we can understand faith formation to be an engaged process of learning and practice integrated throughout all aspects of parish and daily life. This definition highlights the initiative and action we must take in our own faith formation. In essence, we participate in being formed and transformed by the Holy and by one another. Throughout all of our doing and being, we are reminded that God's "hands" are continually present in our efforts to gain both "head" knowledge found in education and learning and "heart" wisdom discovered through prayer, ritual, and practice. It is indeed most fitting to say that faith formation is at the heart of what our living and being is all about; but without the hands that guide what we are continually becoming, the process is incomplete. Let us offer some helpful tools from which you can grow in faith and be reminded of God's transformational presence along life's journey. Let us know if you have requests, questions or ideas.
Your GA Adult Faith Formation Team