Youth Formation & Adult Education

Youth Service Opportunities For questions about these service opportunities contact Cathy Chiappetta, Faith Formation Director. Scroll down to see full listing of youth Faith Formation. 

ADULT FORMATION:

The Kennedy Lecture is an annual event that is the gift of Thomas and Richard Kennedy, in memory of their parents, Keith and Joan Kennedy.
This series aims to challenge us and to stimulate thinking by engaging prominent persons in the field of religion and ethics. Pre-event video
On January 30, 2021,
Joan Rosenhauer, Executive Director of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, will be our guest lecturer 
"Who Are My Brothers and Sisters? Being the Good Samaritan in Today's World"  


Bible Study
 During Spring 2021 the St. Peter Bible Study Group will examine a selection of Jesus’ parables in the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke). Starts January 20.


Everyday Discernment:
February 3 -March 10, 2021 on Wednesday evenings 6:30-8 PM via Zoom, 6-week workshop.
How to register>>
    Problems signing up? Call WESHARE Support  1-(800) 950-9952
See this video with previous participants:

 

Encountering the Living God: A 6-week deeper experience offering you daily prayer, reflection and a weekly one-to-one meeting with a spiritual companion. For more information contact Fr. Doug Ray, SJ. no later than February 14.  


A
 Guide to Ignatian Spirituality programs
 - OPEN here to find what's right for you
   
Specific Ignatian program information>>

Learn about Pope Francis' new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti. This is our chance to build a new society based on loving our neighbor. Summary of Twelve Themes in the Encylical  
Video from "Inside the Vatican"  the top 5 takeaways   
Full Text of Fratelli Tutti
 
How can we live the message of Fratelli Tutti?

Catholic Social Teaching: See this page for Deacon Clarke Cochran's presentations. We are called to reach out and to build relationships of love and justice for the common good.

RCIA: The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): informs you in Scripture and Catholic tradition, and assists you in considering the Church as a faith community for yourself.

Bible Study

Parish Library
Sacred Space
Resources for prayer
Catholic News
The Service of Faith and the Promotion of Justice


YOUTH FORMATION:
Faith Formation Registration Closed for 2020-2021. We will begin registration for faith formation 2021-2022 in May.

Our Faith Formation Programs: 

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS)
CGS level I: Prek-K
CGS level II:
1st and 3rd
CGS level III: 4th, 5th, and 6th  10:15 - 11:30 am (weekly)

First Reconciliation / First Communion 2nd grade 10:15 -11:30 am (weekly)

Confirmation 8th grade 10:15 – 11:30 am  (2 Sun./mo)

Pre-Confirmation 7th grade  10:15 – 11:30 am  (2 Sun./mo)

Home Study Catechesis 1st – 7th grades (not 2nd grade, must attend Sunday 2nd grade class)

Whole Family 1st grade and up  10:15 – 11:15 am (once monthly)

Catholic Schools Information:    
Parish Participation Voucher Information      
MACS - Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools link

 

Watch this Video of Teen Serve Week.