Fall 2016 Adult Faith Formation Programs

Here are the programs planned for Fall 2016. Check this site for updated information, and feel free to contact adult faith formation minister Rob Saley for more information or to register: (920) 235-7412, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bus Trip

National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help (Champion, Wisconsin)
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral (Green Bay, Wisconsin)

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Saturday, October 15 • $40
Depart Parish Center at 9:15 a.m. • Return by 6:00 p.m.

As the Year of Mercy comes to a close, join us for a pilgrimage to two of our three designated diocesan pilgrimage sites! Trip includes:

  • Tour of cathedral and diocesan museum
  • Lunch at St. Brendan’s Inn, Green Bay
  • Tour of Our Lady of Good Help, now a national shrine
  • Outdoor rosary walk at the shrine (weather permitting)
  • 4:00 pm Sunday Vigil Mass at the cathedral

Scripture Study

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Galatians: Set Free to Live

8 sessions • $25
Heritage Room (St. Vincent’s) • Register by Sept. 19
Option 1: Mondays, 8:15–10:15 am (Sept. 26–Nov. 14), led by Rob Saley
Option 2: Wednesdays, 6:00–8:00 pm (Sept. 28–Nov. 16), led by Bob Knobloch

This election season, learn about the true meaning of freedom from St. Paul. Based on video presentations featuring Jeff Cavins, this study can help you grow closer to God through hearing his Word in scripture.

The Gospel of John

12 sessions • No cost • Parish Center
Tuesdays, 8:15–10:00 am (Sept. 27–Dec. 13), led by Rob Saley

Whether you haven’t picked up a Bible in years or read it every day, you should feel comfortable joining us for our informal
Bible study. This Fall we’ll be reading the life and teachings of Jesus in John’s Gospel. All you need to bring is your Bible. It’s okay if you can’t make every meeting.

Book Discussion Groups

My Life with the Saints by James Martin, S.J.

martin my life with saints5 sessions • $5 used/$12 new
Parish Center • Register by Sept. 27
Tuesdays, 6:15–7:30 pm (Oct. 4–Nov. 1), led by Roger LeBouton


Learn how one man “discovered” the saints, what he learned about them, and what he learned from them, all written in an easy-to-read and understand style. This Fall we will reflect on the first part of Fr. Martin’s book, featuring Joan of Arc, Thérèse of Lisieux, Thomas Merton, and Ignatius of Loyola. 

Mother Teresa: An Authorized Biography by Kathryn Spink

spink mother teresa14 sessions • $10
Parish Center • Register by Sept. 16
Thursdays, 9:00–10:30 am (Sept. 22–Jan. 5; no meeting Dec. 22), led by Paula LeBouton


Be inspired by reading about and discussing the life of Mother Teresa. From her youthful life in Albania to her calling by Jesus to her ministry in Calcutta, this biography will give you a new appreciation of the Church’s newest canonized saint.

Movie Nights

The Letters: The Untold Story of Mother Teresa

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Tuesday, September 20 • 6:00 pm • Leannah Hall
Please bring a non-perishable food item for a local food pantry
PG • 1h 59min • 2015
Pre-movie Soup Supper at 5:30 pm (free-will offering)

In this powerful film, Mother Teresa’s story is told from the point of view of a Vatican priest tasked with investigating acts and events following her death. He recounts her life’s work, her political oppression, her religious zeal and her unbreakable spirit. 

Purgatory: The Forgotten Church

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Tuesday, November 15 • 6:00 pm • Leannah Hall
1h 25min • 2013
Pre-movie Soup Supper at 5:30 pm (free-will offering)
Discussion to follow movie

Is Purgatory real? Could the afterlife require suffering? Can the living help relieve the anguish of the dead? This groundbreaking documentary investigates these compelling questions through spiritual, scientific, and cultural perspectives.