Growing in Faith Together

From the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis

Words with Wine

Thursday, July 16

7:30 p.m.

Join St. Bernard's School of Theology & Ministry for their virtual discussion of the classics and faith! This month's discussion will be led by faculty member, Dr. Charles Hughes Huff and will focus on Fellini's classic film, La Strada. The film can be conveniently watched via YouTube, the Criterion channel, and HBO Max! To learn more and register, please click here.

Science, Common Sense, and the Sacred

July 13-16 & July 20-23

7:00-8:00 p.m.

Jonathan Lunine, Chair of the Astronomy Department at Cornell and vice-president of the Society of Catholic Scientists will conduct a two-week short course titled “Science, Common Sense, and the Sacred: Understanding the Relationship of Science and Faith." The course will have eight one-hour online (Zoom) sessions. Each session will be self-contained, with time for questions in each session. Join one or all the sessions, as time permits. A reservation is needed so that you can receive a Zoom invitation. To make a reservation, click here. Reservations should be made by July 10.

Young Adult Bible Study


7:30 p.m.

Individuals 18-35 are invited to a Bible study organized by the Auburn area young adult ministry. Read/discuss passages from the Bible and Church documents while enjoying fellowship with other young adults. For more information, please click here.

Parking Lots & Patron(esse)s- COMING THIS SUMMER!

Interested in knowing more about the saints? Do you like history? Want to get out of the house? Join us for our Parking Lots & Patron(esse)s Series. We'll gather in the parking lots of several different parishes over the course of the summer to learn about the parish, its history, and their patron/patroness. We hope to live-stream the gatherings for those not able to join us. Stay tuned for more information!

Harvesting Justice & Peace

Our duty as Catholics to join our brothers and sisters in crying out for justice and peace continues. We hope this virtual Theology on Tap from the Diocese of Memphis on a Catholic response to the current racial climate helps you understand what is happening in our country and our church. To view the virtual Theology on Tap, click here.

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God's Adventure Awaits Summit

July 31-August 2

"How do I find my calling?", "How do I hear God's voice?" "What if God's plan for me is something I'll dislike?" "I've been waiting a long time. Am I doing something wrong?" The God's Adventure Awaits Summit is where the world's best speakers will answer these burning questions. Totally free. The Summit will also offer the world's first virtual meet & greet with religious communities & mission organizations. For more information, please click here.

Companions on the Journey

Sign up to be a Prayer Partner for another Young Adult

Looking for another personal way to pray during this time while making a new connection? Sign up to be a prayer partner for another young adult. We will provide you with a name and email address of another young adult that you can pray with and for.

Sign up here!

The Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award

Are you or do you know a young faith-filled Catholic between the ages of 18-40 who has demonstrated leadership against poverty and injustice in the United States? The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) honors an individual between the age of 18 and 40 each year who demonstrates leadership in fighting poverty and injustice in the United States through community-based solutions with the Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award. For more information about the award and the nomination process, please click here.

House of Mercy Needs Your Help

Delivery drivers are needed to help distribute food boxes to needy families in our community. More information can be found by clicking here or by contacting Ellen Piper.

"It's not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts."

- Mother Teresa-

Additional Resources!

Check out the resources below to keep your faith strong this week and the weeks to come!

For more information about these opportunities contact Mark Capellazzi at