Whether it be a course or a retreat, we warmly welcome you to attend any and all of the Adult Formation opportunities scheduled for this coming year. And, since hospitality is our charism, feel free to bring family and friends! Some highlights of the coming year include the return of Damian Zynda as the leader of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, a special series called "The Chosen", and of course Fall and Spring series led by Dr. Joe Kelly.
Women in the Spirit
The First Monday of each month, 7:00-8:30 PM
Topics and Location Announced Prior to Meeting
Men in the Spirit
The Third Monday of each month, 6:00 - 8:30 PM
Education Center - Upper Level
Men’s Annual Kentucky Retreat
September 14-21, 2019
Contact Deacon Pat DiLaura for more information.
Grief Share Program
13-week program on Wednesdays, beginning September 11, 2019
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Parish Life Center Double Room
Grief Share is a friendly and caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experience. There is a materials fee of $25 for this program, and registration is required by September 6, 2019. Please contact Margie Benza if you have any questions, click HERE for a registration form.
Grief Share Ongoing Support Group
First Sunday of every month, 10:15- 11:15 a.m.
Parish Life Center Living Room
This group is open to all as a place to share in the experience of losing a loved one. Participation in the Grief Share program is not a pre-requisite to join this friendly and caring group. Co-facilitators Ev and Jane Charette look forward to meeting you. Contact Margie Benza with any questions.
Finding Christ at the Core
Instructed by Lynn Klei, CYT
Begins Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Check event calendar for dates and location!
$60 per 6-week session or $10 per drop in class
Participants must be 14 years or older
Gentle Yoga—Wednesdays @ 5:30 PM—6:30 PM
Chair Yoga – Thursdays, 11 am – Noon
Women’s Bible Study
The Bible Time Line – The Story of Salvation
Begins September 17, 2019
Tuesdays, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., PLC Double Room
Materials fee $45
Registration is required as is a modest material fee.. Please contact Mary Jo Brandt at [email protected] or 585-281-5453 with any questions. Click HERE for registration form that can be printed and sent to the Parish Office with payment, or HERE to register and pay on-line.
Book Review - The Dance of the Dissident Daughter
Facilitated by Sue Reed
Mondays, October 7, 13, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 2019
10 a.m. – Noon, Parish Life Center Living Room
This book is the story of Ms. Sue Monk Kidd’s journey of faith and the awakening of a new sense of what it means to be a woman in an institutional church as well as society.
The Chosen – Dessert and a Show series (Click HERE for a preview!)
October 9, 16. 23 and 30 at 7:00 p.m.
February 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. (after Ash Wednesday services)
March 4, 11 and 18 at 7:00 p.m.
This new series tells the Gospel from the perspective of the people who followed Jesus – from the moment they first met Him and as their deepening encounter with Him changes their lives. For planning purposes, please RSVP to Meg Kastner. Child care may be available.
Religious & Scripture Series with Dr. Joe Kelly
The Models of the Church Tuesdays, October 8, 15, 22, 29
Parish Life Center—Double Room; 7:00—8:30 PM
Building on the writings of Cardinal Avery Dulles, this four-week series will explore the various ways in which Catholic theology has attempted to express our understanding of the Church. Come to deepen your understanding and love of the Church.
The Gospel of John
Sundays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29
Parish Life Center—Double Room; 10:15—11:15 AM
While Matthew, Mark and Luke give us a similar picture of Jesus, John’s Gospel allows us to see Jesus in a much different light. Take this opportunity to deepen your understanding of the Good News by exploring the literary beauty and spiritual richness of this unique Gospel.
Weekend Retreats for Transfiguration at Notre Dame Retreat House
Women: October 18-20, 2019
Men: October 25-27, 2019
For more information, contact Meg Kaster or Deacon Eric Bessette.
Funeral Pre-Planning Series
November 5 and 12, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the PLC Double Room
Join us for a two-part series, featuring information from a local funeral director and parish staff. Gain an understanding of the process of ministering to a family during a loved one’s last days, the funeral planning process and other helpful information. Please contact Margie Benza if you are interested in attending.
Overnight Retreat with Ann Harnish
Coming in Winter 2020, more details will be available as the date approaches.
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius
30 Week Retreat
Retreat Coordinator: Dr. Damian Zynda
In the 30 week retreat, a person will come to know Christ more intimately, love Christ more intensely so as to follow Christ more closely in the realities that shape our lives. Contact Damian at 585-671-3793 or [email protected]
Day of Ignatian Prayer
February 29, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Parish Life Center
Facilitated by Fr. John Predmore, SJ Deepening the graces of the 19th Annotation Retreat through education, art and reflection. Click HERE to register on-line and pay the $50 fee for this event. Registration ends on February 15, 2020.
Women’s Annual Kentucky Retreat
April 25 – May 2, 2020
Contact Meg Kastner for more information.
Men’s Day of Reflection
June 5, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Abbey of the Genesee
Contact Tom Wojick at 585-415-0897 or [email protected].