Growing in Faith Together

From the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis

Parking Lots & Patron(esse)s

Wednesday, July 22

7:30 p.m.

St. Pius X (Chili)

Interested in knowing more about the saints? Do you like history? Want to get out of the house? Join us for Parking Lots & Patron(esse)s as we learn about one of the 20th century’s greatest popes, St. Pius X, and the parish that bears his name. We'll gather in the front parking lot. You are welcome to sit in your trunk or bring a chair and sit outside your car. Masks must be worn. Feel free to bring snacks. The evening will be live-streamed for those not able to or uncomfortable attending here.

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.

Road-trip for Justice & Peace

Our duty as Catholics to join our brothers and sisters in crying out for justice and peace continues. Many times that duty includes learning more about our brothers and sisters. We hope this video inspires you to take a trip to Fonda, NY to learn more about Saint Kateri, the first indigenous person from North America to be canonized, and the Native American culture. To learn more about the shrine, click here. NOTE: RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THE SHRINE!

National Shrine of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

Embracing Parish Life

The McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame seeks to make parish life more accessible to Catholic young adults, because belonging to a diverse community of believers and learning to be engaged in the care of that community are incredible opportunities to encounter God's love and grace. Check out the graphics below to discover how young adults can embrace parish life well.

Daily Bread Discernment

From bank executive to religious Sister, conversion can truly turn your life upside down. This change is rooted in discernment. Sr. Josephine crafts a beautiful message of vocation and the need to accept the daily offering of our God for purposes and sharing the mission. This talk will challenge, invite and inspire you to re-think the need for conversion and the path of healthy discernment.
OSV Innovation Talks - Sr. Josephine Garrett - Daily Bread Discernment

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