Adult Religious Education

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Monday Nights…

Fall Bible Studies:

The Mass: October 23- November 20
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Dates, Times, Location

Our Lady of Peace Church and Shrine

Family Learning Center
Room 1101
7:00-9:00pm

Click here for the 2017-2018 Monday Night Bible Study Schedule

Mondays Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20

DVD Series and discussion with Dr. Edward Sri.

A Biblical Walk Through the Mass

by Dr. Edward Sri

Based on the revised translation of the Mass, this five-part program takes participants on an exciting tour of the Liturgy as it explores the biblical roots of the words and gestures we experience at Mass and explains their profound significance. See, perhaps for the first time, why we say what we say and do what we do every week at Mass. The words and gestures will be seen in a new light, giving new life to the liturgical experience

Tuesday Nights

Free Classes

6:30-8:15pm – Spanish and English Parent Classes (Family Learning Center gym)

7:15-9:00pm – English CFF (Catholic Faith Formation)

Available to everyone. Father Anthony Hernandez teaches the class with a variety of topics regarding the Catholic Faith (Family Learning Center Room #1101)
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Wednesday Nights

Free Group

7:00-9:00pm – Young Adult Events

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Thursday Nights

English and Spanish

6:30-8:15pm – RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) and ASP (Adult Sacramental Prep)

For those who would like to enter the Catholic Faith, or receive the sacraments of First Holy Communion or Confirmation for Adults.

Registration and Fees are necessary for these classes. Contact Adult Education for costs.

6:30-8:15pm – Spanish and English Parent Classes (Family Learning Center gym), Free

Friday Nights

English and Spanish

Friday Family Nights
6:30-8:30 pm. Family Learning Center.
Activities/ Catechism for the whole family with Prayer, Games, Snacks…

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Saturday Mornings

English and Spanish, Free Class

Free Classes
9:00am-10:40am & 11:00am-12:40pm – Parent Formation Classes

A variety of topics regarding Parenting and the Catholic Faith.

(Spanish class – Family Learning Center Gym and the English class – Family Learning Center Room #1101)

About Adult Religious Education

As Catholics, we have the privilege and the responsibility to educate ourselves and our children in the faith. We can take our example from our Blessed Mother Mary, as Pope Saint John Paul II wrote in Catechesis in Our Time No. 73…

…By a unique vocation, she saw her Son Jesus “increase in wisdom and in stature, and in favor.” As He sat on her lap and later as He listened to her throughout the hidden life at Nazareth, this Son, who was “the only Son from the Father,” “full of grace and truth,” was formed by her in human knowledge of the Scriptures and of the history of God’s plan for His people, and in adoration of the Father. She in turn was the first of His disciples. She was the first in time, because even when she found her adolescent Son in the temple she received from Him lessons that she kept in her heart. She was the first disciple above all else because no one has been “taught by God” to such depth. She was “both mother and disciple,” as St. Augustine said of her, venturing to add that her discipleship was more important for her than her motherhood. There are good grounds for the statement made in the synod hall that Mary is “a living catechism”…

At Our Lady of Peace, we offer many opportunities for you to receive the lessons of Jesus…

The Adult Religious Education program includes Continuing Education classes for the faithful…

  • Parent Catechism classes,
  • Catholic Faith Fellowship,
  • The Great Adventure Bible Study Series,
  • EPIC Church History Studies,
  • and other faith studies.

and, Christian Initiation classes

  • Inquiry, for non-Catholics who want to inquire into the Catholic faith,
  • Adult Sacrament Preparation, for baptized Catholics who desire to complete their initiation into the Church through the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Holy Communion,
  • And Baptism Seminar, for Parents and Godparents preparing for their child’s Baptism.
ADULT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE
Located next door to the Gift Shop
Sister Nikopoia Klobe, SSVM
(408)-988-7543 Ext. 3
adult.edu@olop-shrine.org
OFFICE HOURS:
Tuesday to Friday: 10:30am-12:30pm
Saturday 9:30am – 1:00pm
Or by Appointment