Events

"God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy." Pope Francis

Sep 25
Celebrating Wedding Anniversaries
All those celebrating 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, or 50+ anniversary are invited to gather at St. Matthew’s parish on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at either 10:30 am or 1:00… Read More
Oct 13
Documents That (Still) Matter #3
About The Document We will study Dei verbum. It is in hearing the message of Christ that people believe, and in believing, we hope, and through hope, we learn to love… Read More
Oct 15
Form a Parish Reading Group - Fall 2021
Get your friends together at your parish and start reading! This year, The Leadership Institute will help parishes get great discounts on books, provide a study and reflection guide, and… Read More
Oct 17
Face-to-Face Formation for Liturgical Ministers Session 1
If you hope to be a Reader or Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion at your parish and you have not yet completed formation, you may do so online. This workshop… Read More
Oct 30
Preparation for Convalidation of Marriage
There are many coupled in our diocese who are married, but not married sacramentally. Those numbers increased during the pandemic. “Convalidation” comes from two Latin words and means that a… Read More
Nov 03 - 04
Christology 101
A two morning or two evening experience with Dr. Patrick Donovan, outlining who the person of Jesus was to his followers and how, by studying the life of Christ, we… Read More
Nov 10
Documents That (Still) Matter #4
About The Document We will read Lumen gentium. In 1964, the Second Vatican Council taught that the council fathers wanted to “bring the light of Christ to all men, a light… Read More
Nov 13
Volunteer Management 101
What is the secret to inviting, managing, and keeping volunteers? Whether we are talking about catechists, liturgical ministers, or folks to help with the parish picnic, what is the silver… Read More
Dec 08
Documents That (Still) Matter #5
Join us once a month to unpack a new Church document – from our collective past and present – and learn more about the implications for the faithful of today.… Read More
Jan 12
Documents That (Still) Matter #6
About The Document "The family is the building block of society," said Pope St. John Paul II. He had a special love for families, seeing in them the beautiful reflection… Read More
Jan 18
Face-to-Face Formation for Liturgical Ministers Session 2
If you hope to be a Reader or Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion at your parish and you have not yet completed formation, you may do so online. This workshop… Read More
Jan 22 - Jan 22
Best Practices for Sacristans
Nearly every Catholic faith community has those quiet volunteers who assist parish clergy to maintain the vessels and vestments for the parish. To help these great people do their ministry… Read More