ADULT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION. St. Edward Catholic Church. COME SEE! YEAR 3 BEGINS Saturday, September 6:30AM St. Edward Parish Life Center

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1 That Man is You! is an interactive, multimedia men s program focused upon the development of authentic male leadership. Over the course of three years, That Man is You! successively considers men in their relationship to God, to their spouse and to their children. The program content harmonizes current social and medical science with the teachings of the Church and the wisdom of the saints to develop the vision of man fully alive. It is particularly indebted to the teachings of the Second Vatican Council and Pope John Paul II. That Man is You! is successful at attracting large numbers of men, including younger men still actively parenting, and then transforming their spiritual lives. Indeed, independent research from a Faith Advisor to The Gallup Poll reveals That Man is You! to be one of the most life transforming programs ever studied. COME SEE! YEAR 3 BEGINS Saturday, September 6:30AM St. Edward Parish Life Center S E P T E M B E R 1 6 T O M A Y 1 7 St. Edward Catholic Church 2601 Spring Stuebner Road Spring, Texas ADULT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Rev. Christian Bui, Pastor Mrs. Amy Auzenne, DRE Deacon Nicholas Thompson, AEC questions to: Visit our website

2 Martha s Moms Set aside some time to sit at the feet of Jesus. Come participate in a mother s support group providing spiritual growth and study in the vocation of Catholic Family. Meetings are on 2nd and 4th Fridays. 9:30-11:30AM in the Nursery For additional Information contact the parish office JOIN the BLUE ARMY This prayerthe group meets every A Biblical Walk Through Mass Wednesday 6:30-8:30PM in Sacred Heart Chapel. Dedicated to spreading devotion for The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus The Immaculate Heart of Mary This intriguing look at the Mass is sure to JPII YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY Offered Sunday and Wednesday Sundays September 25 February 19 5:30-7:00PM in SEEC 22 Wednesdays September 28 February 22 6:30-8:00PM in SEEC 22 Is for persons who are in their 20 s and 30 s. All are welcome to join the JPII North Houston Young Adult Ministry for a variety of activities including: Theology, Sports, Bible Study, Entertainment Contact Dagny Moore:

3 Understanding What We Say and Do in the Liturgy of the MASS by Edward Sri As Catholics, the Mass is the center of our Faith. We celebrate it every day. We know all the responses. We know all the gestures. But do we know what it all means? 2017 Women's Retreat Weekend - July Men's Retreat Weekend - July What is Christ Renews His Parish? Christ Renews His Parish (CRHP, pronounced "Chirp") is a spiritual renewal weekend retreat designed to help individuals grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ and with others in their faith community. It is an excellent opportunity for Catholics to renew their understanding of the basic beliefs and traditions of their faith. CRHP is a process designed to bring members of a parish together in Christ. Just as all of our other commitments need renewal, so does our commitment to Christ if we're to be faithful followers. CRHP is an effective spiritual renewal that calls together members of the parish to experience personal conversion and Christian community within the environment of St. Edward's. A Biblical Walk Through the Mass takes us on a unique tour of the Liturgy. Based on the revised translation of the Mass, this series explores the biblical roots of the words and gestures we experience in the Liturgy and explains their profound significance. This intriguing look at the Mass is sure to renew your faith and deepen your devotion to the Eucharist. Offered Sunday and Wednesday Sundays March 5 April 30 5:30-7:00PM in SEEC 22 Wednesdays March 8 May 3 6:30-8:00PM in SEEC 22

4 Are you an Adult (18+) Baptized Catholic? Did you miss a Sacrament somewhere along the way? or Has it been so long you ve just forgotten how? or Does it seem you re just going through the motions and need to know what it all means? or Maybe you re just coming home. ADULT SACRAMENT PREPARATION IS JUST WHAT YOU NEED All classes 7:00-8:30PM SEEC 22 Middle School Building HEARTS AFIRE:PARISH BASED PROGRAMS Today people are living busy and challenging lives; HAPP is a three stage program: Stage 1: The Two Hearts Part 1: The Immaculate Heart 33 Days to Morning Glory Part 2:The Sacred Heart Consoling the Heart of Jesus Watch the bulletin for start dates in the fall. We will be meeting 1 time a week that s all it takes! We begin with the Immaculate Heart, because Mary leads us to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Starting with the book 33 Days to Morning Glory: A Do-It-Yourself Retreat in Preparation for Marian Consecration and its accompanying group-retreat materials, which consist of 6 DVD lessons that are 30 minutes in length and a Retreat Companion for each participant. The goal of this program is to lead us to formally entrust ourselves to Mary, as Christ did at the Annunciation and as He willed for His disciples at the foot of the cross. Mary then leads us to the Sacred Heart, which begins the second part of Stage One. The book Consoling the Heart of Jesus gives us an awareness of God's infinite mercy and how we can give Him joy, showing us the way to console His heart by accepting His love and trusting in Him completely. It also focuses on what to do with the suffering we all encounter, helping us grow spiritually closer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Consoling the Heart of Jesus retreat consists of 10 DVD lessons that are 45 minutes in length and a Retreat Companion for each participant. For more information or to reserve your spot call Suzi at: or

5 Tour the Churches of Rome Location: Time: Adult Continuing Education Building Lone Star College 2700 W. W. Thorne Dr Houston, TX Fridays 10:30-12:00 Dates Sept. 9,16,23 Oct. 7,14,21,28 Nov 4,18 Dec 2,9,16 Presenter: Deacon Nicholas Thompson Have you been to Rome? Reminisce! Are you thinking of going? Gain insight! Come take an inside look at many of the most beautiful churches in the world and the sites of a city that surrounds the center of the Catholic world. HEAL THE WOUND Have you never received the Sacrament of Reconciliation or simply need a refresher on how to prepare and go? 3 Tuesdays October 11,18,25 Do you need accurate information on the Annulment Process? 2 Tuesdays November 8,15 COME TO THE BANQUET Have you never received the Sacrament of the Eucharist or just want to know more about it? 3 Tuesdays December 6,13,20 Have you never received the Sacrament of Confirmation? 17 Tuesdays January 31-May 30, 2017 Parents and Godparents or all who would like to attend the Baptism preparation program. 7:00-8:15PM Parish Life Center The 2nd and 4th Monday of each month

6 THOSE UNBAPTIZED OR NOT BAPTIZED CATHOLIC AGES 16 YEARS and UP SEEKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE CATHOLIC FAITH Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) Sessions: Thursdays 7:00-8:30PM in SEEC 22 A process for non-catholics who would like to know more about the Catholic Faith. These sessions provide the basic tenets of the Catholic Faith and can lead to full initiation into the church if you desire. Classes are taught by clergy and staff. See schedule of topics on Bible Study In the Parish Life Center Meeting Room Wednesday mornings beginning August 10th 9:30-11:00 AM All are invited to join us in a detailed study of Deuteronomistic History: Judges, Ruth, Samuel, Kings and Chronicles

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