Adult Education

Current Sessions



A website to check out would be for a daily reading from the Catechism.  Great way to help you digest this document in easy-to-read bytes. Check it out!
Another resource is It provides daily readings and commentary about the Gospel for the current year.




The Pope's prayer intention for October-  “That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics.”

Divine Mercy--Mondays at 9:30 a.m. (resuming in September) This Jubilee Year of Mercy is an opportunity to grow in the understanding of biblical mercy. This bible study, from Threshold Bible Study Series, will provide one with a overall scope of the the examples in Scripture of where mercy is mentioned. There is a booklet that is used as the primary resource for an in-depth commentary on the various passages in the bible. The study also features questions for group discussion.  The group meets in Room Z.


Untold Blessing: Three Paths to Holiness on Sundays at 9:35-10:20 a.m. in Room Z.
God calls each of us to become a saint, and he’s ready to support us along the way by providing abundant blessings.  Join us as we seek these blessings by participating in Bishop Robert Barron’s DVD-based program: “Untold Blessing:  Three Paths to Holiness.”  The first path is “Finding the Center in Christ;” the second is “Knowing You Are a Sinner” and then the third, “Realizing Your Life is Not About You.”  There is a workbook as well and we will have discussions around the questions. 

From Conflict to Communion: The Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue. Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m.
Peace Lutheran Church and St Thomas More are happy to present this book study on the many areas of conversation between the two traditions. Pastor Michael Ide and Deacon Wayne Talbot will facilitate questions and discussion on the current status of the dialogue and how we can continue to move forward. There are many ways the traditions agree and yet there still remains some division. The group will begin at Peace Lutheran on Sept 21 and then go between the two locations. Please join us for this lively study.

The Salina Diocese is offering some sessions using our ITV system in the Zimmerman conference room.
1. Sacramental Theology--Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon.  Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5.
Instructor: Fr Frank Coady.


Please check the diocesan website for more information.


RCIA is for any adult discerning a call to join the Church or just learn more about their faith. Please check out the RCIA link on the adult education page for more information or how to be a team member.


It is important that we understand what our faith teaches. Our US Bishops have a couple resources that you can tap for catechesis. The US Catholic Catechism for Adults is a companion to the larger document that was published several years ago. There are several videos you can view on the website. The link is here.

Another important avenue is the emphasis on personal witness. We need to tell others and witness to others what being a Catholic is all about. The Bishops have a document called "Disciples Called to Witness". You can see this right here.


If you are looking to be a part of our church family but feel awkward then talk to Wayne Talbot at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We welcome believers who have been away from the practice of Catholicism. We need you.

Lighthouse Catholic Media CDs are available in the gathering space of our church. These CDs provide a great way to inspire your faith at your own convenience. Speakers include Matthew Kelly, Scott Hahn, and other vibrant people. Topics range from the Sacrament of Reconciliation to personal stories of conversion. Pick one up today for a suggested donation of $3.

If you like "Catholic Update" there is an online access to Catholic videos for catechists and parishioners.It comes from Franciscan media. Visit for more information.

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