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Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:00

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.


Catholic Divorce Survival Guide: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 24th in Room Z. The program features 30 minute DVD shows each week that cover topics such as shock, grief, anger, denial, money, kids, forgiveness, and much more. If you have suffered from a divorce this is a way to show that our church welcomes you. Whether you got divorced ten days ago or ten years ago, the program offers valuable insight for everyone.

Prayer for Troubled Marriages: St Rita, make us understand that a vocation in not only a matter of attraction. Enable us to see clearly that it is also a matter of finding in ordinary events, God's will for us and then accepting it even if it seems to be baffling and contrary to our wishes. Teach those called by the Lord to the married state to reflect deeply on the delicate choices that will influence their destiny. Let them not be deceived by their feelings; instead, let them look for the solid qualities that keep a home united in the joy of the Lord. Teach unhappy spouses the power of patience and mildness. Let them not give way to discouragement but, like you, let them endeavor to save both the happiness of their home and the soul of their spouse. St Rita, we pray this prayer through you and in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

EPIC: Catholic Church History--Sundays at 9:35 a.m. Join us on the journey through the people, places, and stories from our Church.
From the earliest days of the Church all the way to the present we have experienced a development that has withstood the test of time. DVD presentations, workbook question and discussions, and timelines will highlight this series. Talk a walk with us and learn more about how we became who we are today through the guidance of the Holy Spirit. We will meet most Sundays except when the Knights have breakfast.

The Book of Revelation--Mondays at 9:30 a.m. Does this book predict the end of the world? What do all those bizarre images mean? These, and other questions, will be discussed as we journey through the book of Revelation. We use the Little Rock Bible Study format with video presentations, discussion questions, and helpful commentary. We begin on January 26 in Room Z.

The Salina Diocese is offering some sessions using our ITV system in the Zimmerman conference room.
For the Spring semester 2015:
1) Introduction to the New Testament by Fr. Reggie Urban---January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7 and 14
Saturdays from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

2)Eternal Life: A Catholic Understanding of the "Last Things" by Fr Terrance Klein---February 4, 11, 25, and March 4
Wednesdays from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

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 e-mail 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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Position Pastoral Associate
Name Wayne Talbot
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